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WSU developing innovative technology to improve policing, public safety

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

Axon Flex 2 shoulder cameraPULLMAN, Wash. – As the nation grapples with policing and security issues, criminal justice experts at WSU are developing innovative technology to improve police–community relations, officer training and public safety. » More …

$1.7 million x-ray microscope to unleash WSU materials research

PULLMAN, Wash. – When it arrives on campus this October, a powerful new $1.7 million x-ray microscope will help Washington State University scientists develop specialized materials for technologies such as self-healing roads, printable batteries and super-efficient solar cells. » More …

WSU professor turns world travel into art, education, research

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Malaysia to Morocco, New Mexico to the Netherlands — WSU fine arts professor Dennis DeHart is globetrotting with a purpose, weaving his world travels into art, education, research and community service. » More …

WSU center receives $147,179 to expand Native American archive

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

CDSC logoPULLMAN, Wash. – WSU’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation recently received a $147,179 Digital Extension Grant from the American Council of Learned Societies to expand the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal, a national archive of Native American cultural materials. » More …

Health of amphibians in oil sand fields area assessed

wood frogBy Will Ferguson, WSU College of Arts and Science

The impact of pollutants from the world’s largest oil sand field on the health of amphibians marks the focus of a team of research biologists from Washington State University and Canada. » More …

Gonfalon honor goes to political science, history student

Casey McNicholasBy Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

Casey McNicholas, a U.S. Army officer and senior in political science and history, has been selected to carry the College of Arts and Sciences gonfalon during Saturday’s commencement ceremony in Beasley Coliseum. » More …

Arts & Sciences recognizes top faculty, staff, students

CAS awards-groupFourteen faculty, six staff and six graduate students were honored for outstanding achievement at the 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Appreciation and Recognition Social in April. » More …