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WSU digital archiving project receives prestigious Mellon grant

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $555,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development and evaluation of a unique online platform for gathering, curating and sharing Native American library and archive collections nationwide. » More …

WSU researchers see gene influencing performance of sleep-deprived people

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have discovered a genetic variation that predicts how well people perform certain mental tasks when they are sleep-deprived. » More …

WSU chemists develop dye offering remarkable potential for bioimaging advancement

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University scientists have created an injectable dye that illuminates molecules with near-infrared light, making it easier to see what is going on deep inside the body. » More …

WSU joins National Nuclear Security Administration Center of Excellence

NNSA_Logo PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is part of a new $12.5 million National Nuclear Security Administration Actinide Center of Excellence devoted to research in actinide and nuclear chemistry. » More …

Discovery for modifying diamonds could change computing – WSU research

By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Marc Weber in WSU labPULLMAN, Wash. – A group of WSU researchers has discovered a way to modify diamonds that opens up important applications in the field of quantum computing and in radiation detection. » More …

Greg Yasinitsky nominated for Pulitzer Prize in Music

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Greg Yasinitsky, WSU Regents Professor and director of the university’s School of Music, has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Music for his Jazz Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. » More …

NSF program developing innovation, WSU entrepreneurs

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

nsf icorps_logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Kevin Gray, a chemical engineering instructor at Washington State University, had a revolutionary idea. » More …