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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 …

Non-invasive prostate cancer diagnosing, monitoring

Ph.D. student Parissa Ziaei prepares silica nanosprings for a prostate cancer detection device in Su Ha’s lab at the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering at WSU.

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Technology being developed at Washington State University provides a non-invasive approach for diagnosing prostate cancer and tracking the disease’s progression. » More …

New physics, astronomy chair starts Feb. 1

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Brian Saam, an expert in experimental atomic physics, will become professor and chair of the Washington State University Department of Physics and Astronomy on Feb. 1. » More …

Trump presidency focus of WSU politics series Feb. 1, 6

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Donald Trump’s presidency will be discussed by experts in U.S. politics during a series of free, public events at Washington State University Wednesday, Feb. 1, and Monday, Feb. 6. Topics will include America’s changing electoral landscape, conspiracy theories, the media and race politics. » More …

Jan. 25: Learn about, join business startup teams

PULLMAN, Wash. – Resources for creating a startup company and competing for funding in Washington State University business competitions will be presented at Partnering & Pizza 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Frank Innovation Zone in the basement of Dana Hall. » More …

Online psychology degree ranks among nation’s best

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently was recognized for excellence in psychology education among colleges and universities nationwide. » More …

Learning from Muslim countries with many women engineers

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences
and Emil Venere, Purdue University

3 resesarchersPULLMAN, Wash. – A new study co-led by researchers at Washington State University aims to understand why significantly more women study engineering in some predominantly Muslim countries than in the United States. » More …