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Ask Dr. Universe: Is there iron in my cereal?
April 28, 2016

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – Iron is found in buildings and skyscrapers. It makes up most of the earth’s core. It’s even found in the sun and stars. And yes, it’s also in a bowl of cereal.

Through June 30: ‘Nuclear Hanford’ exhibit at Terrell Library
April 28, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

The-Villager-front-pagePULLMAN, Wash. – A brief history of the Hanford nuclear site – from pre-Manhattan Project to the present – is the subject of an exhibit in the atrium case at Washington State University’s Terrell Library through June 30.

Ancient glass-glued walls studied for nuke waste solutions
April 25, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Blass-sample-from-Broborg-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The modern challenge of nuclear waste storage and disposal has researchers at Washington State University looking back at ancient materials from around the world.

Doug Hamrick named WSU Tri-Cities distinguished alumnus
April 20, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Doug-Hamrick-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Doug Hamrick, retired chemical disposal project manager, will be honored with Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award in recognition of his service, career achievements and dedication to the promotion of educational excellence.

Aerosol, air pollution pioneer receives WSU alumni award
April 14, 2016

Ensor-webCHAPEL HILL, N.C. – David S. Ensor, retired civil and chemical engineer, was honored April 11 with the Washington State University Alumni Association’s Alumni Achievement Award for internationally recognized contributions to aerosol science that have helped protect workers and the public from potential air pollution hazards.

April 6, 7: Tri-Cities lectures focus on radiation research
April 5, 2016

RICHLAND, Wash. – Radiation exposure, cancer risk and related information will be shared by Antone (Tony) Brooks, retired Washington State University Tri-Cities radiation researcher, during the Herbert M. Parker Lectures Wednesday and Thursday, April 6 and 7.

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.

Ask Dr. Universe: What is fire?
February 23, 2016

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – There’s nothing like taking a little catnap by the fireplace, feeling the heat, watching the flames and listening to crackling sounds. But until you asked, I wasn’t entirely sure what this mesmerizing thing was or how it works.