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Sept. 22-24: Public invited to help plan for sea level rise

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SEATTLE – Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held Sept. 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222.

Study clears way for new approaches to plant disease

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University biologist has found what he calls “very strong support” for an 86-year-old hypothesis about how nutrients move through plants. His two-decade analysis of the phenomenon has resulted in a suite of techniques that can ultimately be used to fight plant diseases and […]

Doctoral student receives national award for biofuels work

By Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Alyssa Hensley, who will graduate with a doctoral degree this month from Washington State University, recently received a national award so she could present her research about making biofuels more reliable.