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WSU selects Elizabeth Chilton as next provost 
May 1, 2020

As provost and executive vice president, Chilton will serve as WSU’s highest ranking academic officer, responsible for guiding all aspects of the university’s system-wide academic mission.

WSU researchers extract nicotine from ancient dental plaque for the first time
February 27, 2018

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

Woman Smoking PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of scientists including researchers from Washington State University has shown for the first time that nicotine residue can be extracted from plaque, also known as “dental calculus”, on the teeth of ancient tobacco users.

Nez Perce weaving on display
October 1, 2007

PULLMAN – Omaha/Nez Perce weaver Jenny Williams will speak and give a demonstration of Nez Perce cornhusk weaving at the WSU Museum of Anthropology in College Hall from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3. This event is free and open to everyone.


Cornhusk weaving was common throughout the Columbia River Plateau and was used to make hats, bags and pouches. Nearly vanishing by the middle of the 20th century, it has been up to artists like Williams to preserve this ancient art form and its associated cultural heritage.


Williams, of Lapwai, Idaho, is self-taught, and her work has been featured … » More …