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Grant brings science of stormwater pollution to businesses

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

stormwater-logo-80pPUYALLUP, Wash. – Businesses in the Puget Sound watershed must navigate a complex series of stormwater runoff regulations and permits. But business owners often don’t understand why those regulations exist. » More …

Boeing gift provides high-tech equipment for Everett building

boeing-logo-534pEVERETT, Wash. – A $250,000 gift from the Boeing Company means Washington State University’s new building in Everett will be equipped with state-of-the art technology when it opens its doors next fall. » More …

Business advising saves state jobs, aerospace support

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Small Business Development Center

MOSES LAKE, Wash. – When WWII-era buildings at the Port of Moses Lake needed work in 2013, Sonico, the aircraft parts repair and maintenance business leasing those buildings, was told it would have to depart. » More …

Green blacktop fights polluted water runoff

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WSU environmental toxicologist John Stark stands on the rebuilt parking lot that, in essence, drinks polluted rain runoff. The wetland is behind him.

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PUYALLUP, Wash. – To save paradise, John Stark paved a parking lot. Next he hopes to do it to a highway. » More …

High school students win at alternative energy challenge

imagine-tomorrow-alaska-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Approximately $100,000 in cash prizes was awarded to high school teams from Washington and Idaho at the Alaska Airlines’ Imagine Tomorrow competition. » More …

Students compete in alternative energy challenge

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

im-tomm-headPULLMAN, Wash. – More than 500 students from 40 schools in Washington and Idaho will compete at Washington State University Saturday for up to $100,000 in cash prizes in the Alaska Airlines’ Imagine Tomorrow competition. » More …

Partnership recycles carbon fiber to permeable pavement

permeable-pavement-research-area-at-WSU-PuyallupSEATTLE – Improving water quality through better permeable pavement is the focus of a research and development collaboration announced by Boeing, Washington State University and the Washington Stormwater Center. » More …

Committed donor, volunteer receives alumni award

Jim-Ruck-80EVERETT, Wash. – Jim Ruck, retired engineer and production manager and active community volunteer, was honored Sunday, July 26, with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of six decades of dedication and service to WSU. » More …

New tools bring top companies to classroom

PULLMAN – Similar to universities around the country, the College of Business is adopting new learning tools to bring Fortune-500 expertise to WSU students.

 

Jean Johnson, the Gardner O. Hart professor of marketing, has teamed with the Center for Distance and Professional Education to produce and tape interviews with Boeing executives that supplement her lectures in the executive MBA program.

 

“These interviews are a tremendous opportunity to bring a Fortune-500 firm into the classroom,” Johnson said.

 

Jeff Robinson, brand marketing director for Boeing Commercial Airlines, and Blake Emery, Boeing brand differentiation strategist, participated in the … » More …