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Bat makes surprise visit to French Ad building

Possible silver-haired bat roosts outside the French Ad building on Aug. 30. (Photos by Rita Haas)       PULLMAN – Working on weekends is usually a little dull, but Rita Haas had a surprise Sunday afternoon when she looked out her third-floor window in the French Administration building.   Unexpectedly, a small brown bat […]

Biologist receives $400,000 foundation grant

VANCOUVER – Christine Portfors, associate professor of biology at Washington State University Vancouver, has received a grant of $400,000 from the National Science Foundation.  The grant, which spans over three years, will allow her to continue her research on how complex sounds are processed by the auditory system. She also examines how age-related hearing loss impacts this process. In […]