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Registration open for science communications conference

science talk 2018 logo VANCOUVER, Wash. – Registration is now open for Science Talk, a science communication conference with a focus on increasing science’s impact in society through better communication. The conference will be Thursday-Friday, March 1-2, at Oregon Convention Center in Portland. » More …

WSU tallies 14 regional communication awards

By Trevor Durham, University Advancement

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University staff recently earned 14 awards in the 2017 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VIII communication awards competition. » More …

WSU research sought for parent-teen project

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

parent-teen-communicationPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University researchers have been asked to join a nationwide Experiment.com crowdfunded project to help parents and teens communicate about romantic and sexual relationships. » More …

Oct. 7: Guest speaker presents work on bias and status

susan-fiske-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Susan Fiske, internationally honored researcher of cognitive stereotypes and emotional prejudices, will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building, room 201, and by videoconference to other Washington State University campuses. » More …

March 30: Talk by sports radio personality, soccer author

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern

Mike-GastineauPULLMAN, Wash. – The author of a regional best-selling book about the launch of Seattle Sounders soccer as a major league franchise in 2009 will speak at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Heald Hall G-3 at Washington State University. » More …

How a joking phrase builds rapport … no kidding

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Nancy-BellPULLMAN, Wash. – The phrase “just kidding” is more than a way to escape a failed attempt at humor. Research has found it serves at least four distinct functions and plays an important role in maintaining relationships. » More …

WSU researcher receives grant to build family audio database

By Doug Nadvornick, College of Medical Sciences

VanDam-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Computer, speech and cognitive sciences will benefit from audio recordings of children’s communications that will be compiled into a database with funding from a National Science Foundation grant. » More …

May 6: Students present plan to publicize WSU at Everett

ICE-Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – Completing the first year of Integrated Communication @ Everett (ICE), the inaugural class of 22 students will present its integrated marketing plan for the program to stakeholders at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, in Gray Wolf Hall 366. ICE is an offering of Washington State University North Puget Sound at Everett. » More …

Documentary app relives deadly Blackfeet Flood

By Darin Watkins, Murrow College of Communication

Blackfeet-cemetery-80BROWNING, Mont. – Fifty years since the worst natural disaster in Montana’s recorded history, a new, free mobile documentary allows viewers to experience and remember the Blackfeet Flood online and “in the field” at various Blackfeet Reservation-area sites. » More …