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Registration open for science communications conference
January 10, 2018

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.

WSU tallies 14 regional communication awards
February 13, 2017

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.

WSU research sought for parent-teen project
November 29, 2016

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.

Oct. 7: Guest speaker presents work on bias and status
September 20, 2016

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.

March 30: Talk by sports radio personality, soccer author
March 3, 2016

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.

How a joking phrase builds rapport … no kidding
January 27, 2016

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.

WSU researcher receives grant to build family audio database
September 9, 2015

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.

May 6: Students present plan to publicize WSU at Everett
May 1, 2015

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.

Documentary app relives deadly Blackfeet Flood
July 17, 2014

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.