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Students learn about ag innovation to address world needs
March 28, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Agricultural innovation in response to a changing world was a key topic of discussion when three Washington State University students visited with national policy leaders and lawmakers recently.

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.

Degree option supports growth of fermentation industries
March 21, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

fermentation-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – From beer and pickles to cider and cheese, U.S. food industries that rely on fermentation are proliferating – and so is the need for an appropriately skilled workforce. Starting in the fall, Washington State University will offer classes in fermentation science as part of a new option within the food science major.

Migrant parents’ work ethic helps student build success
March 8, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Rafael-Mendoza-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – Rafael Mendoza learned from his migrant parents that if you work hard, the opportunities are endless. His success as a Washington State University Tri-Cities business student and intern have proved that true for him.

Students hope to save lives with medical product design
March 1, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University engineering students Emily Willard and Katherine Brandenstein are hoping to save lives someday with a product they’ve developed to make injections safer in the developing world. Willard is from Everett, Wash., and Brandenstein from Woodinville, Wash.

Entrepreneurship accelerator will aid students, faculty, state
March 1, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Icorps-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to teach its faculty and students how to come up with the “Next Big Thing” and become better entrepreneurs.

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.

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.

Wine center assistant credits WSU offerings, opportunities
February 11, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Colin-HickeyRICHLAND, Wash. – Classes, internships and study abroad through Washington State University Tri-Cities has taken Colin Hickey around the world to land in his dream job – assistant winemaker at the Ste. Michelle Estates WSU Wine Science Center.