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Simpson Strong-Tie gift supports WSU engineering research
April 4, 2016

SST Logo rgb - white box BG INDICATORPULLMAN, Wash. – An annual $100,000 donation for the next eight years from Simpson Strong-Tie will support Washington State University construction and engineering research in the new PACCAR Environmental Technology Building on the WSU Pullman campus.

WSU Mars rover team advances in international competition
March 22, 2016

By Randy Bolerjack, WSU North Puget Sound at Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – For 13 months, Engineering Club students at Washington State University Everett have spent countless hours designing, building, testing and rebuilding a Mars rover meant to be able to work alongside human explorers on the surface of the Red Planet.

Area students among computing award winners
March 21, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Eight high school girls from eastern Washington will be honored for their interest and success in computing and technology at a ceremony and banquet March 22 at Washington State University.

Key improvement made in solar cell voltage technology
February 29, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Kelvin-Lynn-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A critical milestone in solar cell fabrication will help pave the way for solar energy to directly compete with electricity generated by conventional energy sources.

WSU, Alaska agreement offers chemical engineering degree
February 26, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is joining with University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) to offer a WSU chemical engineering degree for Alaska students.

Congressional leaders learn about WSU initiatives in Everett
February 24, 2016

By Randy Bolerjack, WSU North Puget Sound at Everett

Cantwell-80EVERETT, Wash. – Making college loans more affordable is a priority, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., told students who shared concerns about college affordability and loan debt during her visit last week to Washington State University North Puget Sound.

Construction engineering degree addresses industry needs
February 23, 2016

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will begin offering a bachelor of science degree in construction engineering in fall 2016, bolstering its efforts to meet high demand in the heavy construction industry.

NASA grant to improve fluid flow in outer space
February 22, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Mesarovic-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Future astronauts may boldly go farther than ever before, thanks to research at Washington State University recently funded by NASA to study fluids in space.

Ask Dr. Universe: How are bones made?
February 16, 2016

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – A couple months before you were born, your skeleton was soft and bendy. It was made out of cartilage, the same material that’s in your nose and ears now. But when certain cells in your body called osteoblasts and osteoclasts began to work together, new bone started to form.