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Column introduces readers to WSU research

Each week 17 western newspapers carry a column by the “Rock Doc,” a.k.a. E. Kirsten Peters of WSU’s College of Sciences.   “The column gives me 700 words to explain a technical concept, highlighting research at WSU when that’s appropriate,” Peters said. “The challenge is to write the pieces so that ordinary people eating their […]

Storfer to study Tasmanian devils

PULLMAN – Later this month Andrew Storfer will travel Down Under for a year-long study of infectious diseases that threaten two species with extinction. An infectious facial cancer is decimating Tasmanian devils and an infectious fungus is threatening frog populations in Australia and also worldwide. Storfer, associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences, has […]

Dean candidates at WSU May 1 – 5

Three finalists have been named for the dean of the College Sciences position, with the last two campus visitations and interviews set for May 1 – 2 and 4 – 5. Candidates and visitation schedules include: • Laura J. Jenski, professor and head of the division of Biological Sciences, Marshall University, since December 2000. From […]