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Fake news on Facebook increased 2020 election doubts

New WSU research shows that the main driver of doubt among voters about the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election was the consumption of fake news, which was primarily gleaned off Facebook.

Providence and WSU start new pediatric residency in Spokane

The program is the first in Eastern Washington. It promises not only to help improve children’s healthcare in Spokane but also foster aspiring physicians from the region.

Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition opens next week

With its wide range of art-making approaches, the thesis exhibition, which runs from March 28–May 6, provides a stimulating experience for Jordan Schnitzer Museum visitors and online viewers alike.

Few people seem to find real joy in JOMO

Most people who ranked high in “joy of missing out” or JOMO also reported high levels of social anxiety in a recent WSU-led study.

WSU Sustainable Community Stewards host free Repair Café

The second Repair Café will be hosted by Snohomish County Extension’s Sustainable Community Stewards from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 25 at the Washington State University Everett Campus, 915 N. Broadway, Everett, Washington.

High winds can worsen pathogen spread at outdoor chicken farms

A WSU-led study found that high winds increased the prevalence of Campylobacter in outdoor chicken flocks, a bacterial pathogen in poultry that is the largest single cause of food-borne illness in the U.S.