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Healthy food nearby eases urge to seek poorer choices
October 19, 2016

By Corrie Wilder, Murrow College of Communication

Rachel-Bailey-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University research has found that the biological motivation to forage for food has implications for healthy eating interventions.

Social media, regular folks are reshaping fashion industry
October 13, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – As social media becomes the catwalk of the fashion industry, a Washington State University researcher is examining how it influences the way consumers interact and the merchandise they buy.

Why plus-size women turn to men’s exercise clothing
August 8, 2016

By Darin Watkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – A lack of fashion options has plus-size women turning to men’s exercise clothing. That’s the conclusion of a study at Washington State University recently published in the journal Fashion and Textiles.

Men’s magazine article associated with sexual aggression
July 6, 2016

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

mens-fitness-magazinePULLMAN, Wash. – A recent article in Men’s Fitness magazine, “How to Turn a ‘No’ into a ‘Yes,’ ” has attracted angry messages on Twitter from readers who argue this approach encourages men to be sexually coercive. Research at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and the Department of Human Development at Washington State University shows why that’s true and why stories like this can promote sexual aggression.

Generation gap persists when judging news credibility
June 28, 2016

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Erica-AustinPULLMAN, Wash. – Two decades ago, Washington State University researchers found a dramatic difference in how young and old judge news credibility. With the advent of online news delivery, that gap seems even more pronounced.

Online master’s in strategic communication among the best
June 20, 2016

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – The online master’s degree in strategic communication at Washington State University has been ranked 22nd in the country by Top Management Degrees based on tuition cost, accreditation, graduate pay, graduation rates and more.

Junior selected as George Washington leadership fellow
April 25, 2016

Garrett-KaltMOUNT VERNON, Va. – Garrett Kalt, a communication junior and student senator at Washington State University, is among 16 students selected from 200 applicants as annual Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows.

Veteran awareness campaign wins national honor
April 20, 2016

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

veteransPULLMAN, Wash. – A public relations campaign promoting education to military veterans won national recognition for Washington State University students Steffen Stroup, Alberto Vázquez, Madison Miller and Micah Peyron.

News disruption, journalism’s future in Pacific Northwest
April 11, 2016

By Ben Shors and Douglas Blanks Hindman, Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – The decline in the number of journalists working in the Pacific Northwest threatens to undermine civic engagement, government accountability and the public’s knowledge of local communities, according to a panel of national experts convened by Washington State University and the Seattle Times.

March 30: Talk by sports radio personality, soccer author
March 3, 2016

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern

Mike-GastineauPULLMAN, Wash. – The author of a regional best-selling book about the launch of Seattle Sounders soccer as a major league franchise in 2009 will speak at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Heald Hall G-3 at Washington State University.