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Georgia agrometeorologist to lead AgWeatherNet

Hoogenboom PULLMAN – Gerrit Hoogenboom, a professor of agrometeorology and crop modeling, has been named the new director of WSU’s Agricultural Weather Network (AgWeatherNet).   Hoogenboom succeeds Gary Grove, professor of pathology, in the position, and will begin his new responsibilities on Aug. 1.   ”Gerrit is a seasoned professional with areas of specialty that exactly match […]

Planting the seedfor new endeavor

The call caught Chris Feise off guard that morning in 2002. Preoccupied with mundane daily details, he was startled when the voice on the other end identified herself as a staffer from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. The caller explained that WSU alumnus Allen, of Microsoft fame, was interested in Feise’s work on sustainable […]

WSU researcher finds force behind climate change

PULLMAN – A new study by a Washington State University researcher and his colleagues pinpoints the causes of a recent finding by a working group of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change that global climate warming is due to human activities. The principal factors affecting climate change are the growth of human population and consumption, […]

WSU hosts Northwest climate researcher

Edward L. Miles, a recent inductee into the National Academy of Sciences and University of Washington Professor of Marine and Public Affairs and Senior Fellow, Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Oceans (JISAO), will speak at Washington State University on Thursday, April 21. Miles’ presentation, titled “The Projected Impacts of Global Climate Change […]

Diversity situation, progress reviewed

The issues of diversity and campus climate have been on the front burner during the past several weeks due to several incidents on the Pullman campus. These events have prompted administrators to evaluate the progress made by the university over the past two years in diversity. President V. Lane Rawlins, since his arrival in June […]