By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A team from Washington State University recently took home top honors in the research poster competition at the Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, for research on a technique typically used to evaluate the characteristics of wine.
By Terri Reddout, WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension PROSSER – Informed beer drinkers everywhere are raising a toast to Washington State University, home of a new federal program to fight disease in hops, the ingredient that flavors and preserves America’s favorite brew. Most sought after hops Some of the world’s most […]
PULLMAN – The WSU Police Advisory Board will present “Drug Dog: The Nose Knows,” another WSU Police face-to-face forum, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 10 in the CUB Lounge. Officers will explain when and how drug-sniffing dogs are used in police work and discuss the effects of drugs and alcohol, […]
PROSSER – WSU enologists Kerry Ringer and Jim Harbertson will host an informational forum on proposed changes to wine bottle labeling and its potential impact on Washington wineries. The forum will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Dec. 6 at the WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser. The WSU Irrigated […]
Alcoholism and substance abuse drive people down a dark road. Jerry Pastore’s goal is to be the light at the end of the tunnel. Pastore has been a substance abuse specialist at WSU Counseling Services since 2001. Each day he meets with students, provides consultation for addictions and oversees the Impact program for students who […]
With spring in full bloom and warmer weather approaching, many college students plan parties complete with coolers full of beer, wine and other beverages. Looking for a good time with good friends, good music and good food, some of those students are bound to end up having a bad time, with vomiting, hangovers, blackouts or […]
Washington State University will join a trend among major universities nationally by updating its alcohol policy to limit the sale of alcoholic beverages at events associated with home football weekends. Beginning this season, WSU will limit alcohol sales at pregame functions to beer and wine only. No alcoholic beverages will be served at Hollingberry Fieldhouse […]
It’s something of a puzzle. Scientists know that ethyl alcohol (the drinking kind) tends to suppress the spread of cancer yet worsen the patient’s overall condition. And Washington State University researchers have learned that alcohol administered to cancerous lab mice causes loss of body fat but not protein. Loss of both is a common experience […]