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WSU developing innovative technology to improve policing, public safety
July 12, 2017

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.

Addressing social justice through art
June 15, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – A graduation cap, winding stairs, prison bars, open books, a happy family, a dangling key — these and many other meaningful images play across a vibrant mural created by social-justice minded WSU students to convey a transformative message.

Iron blood levels in Guatemala improve with WSU project
May 23, 2017

Iron Fish By  Garrett R. Kalt , Murrow College, backpack journalist

ZACAPA, Guatemala – Washington State University students and faculty recently returned from a 10-day volunteer effort to help assess whether a health project designed to increase iron levels in the blood of rural Guatemalan people has been successful.

After landslide, communities rewarded for resilience efforts
April 28, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

ARLINGTON, Wash. – Two years after the deadly landslide that devastated the Oso, Wash., area, the towns of Darrington and Arlington were announced April 27 as finalists in the America’s Best Communities (ABC) competition, which is designed to inspire innovative solutions for community revitalization.

March 30: How to build a successful community garden
March 15, 2016

EVERETT, Wash. – Growing with a Purpose: Building a Community Garden will be discussed by successful community gardener Andy Anderson at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Washington State University’s Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

Jan. 16: WSU hosts middle school engineering competition
January 12, 2016

futurecityPULLMAN, Wash. – Designs for waste management that are good for the environment and communities will be demonstrated by 25 middle school teams from Washington, Idaho and Montana during a Future City competition 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, in the CUB at Washington State University Pullman.

WSU partnership: A path to healthier buildings, forests
December 7, 2015

Opinion/editorial from the Puget Sound Business Journal
co-written by Anson Fatland, WSU Economic Development

Anson-FatlandSEATTLE – Imagine a material that allows us to construct new buildings more quickly. Helps to combat climate change. Supports restoration of our forests while also helping revive our local rural economies.

Nov. 18: Speaker counsels on community building at WSU
November 16, 2015

Deryl-G-Hunt-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A consultant and motivational speaker on conflict resolution and inclusive community building will address the Washington State University community at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the CUB auditorium.

April 25: Grad students host community outdoor science day
April 21, 2015

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Amphibian catch-and-release, nature hikes and wild yeast collection for bakers and brewers are just some of the activities planned at the free Palouse Outdoor Science Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Virgil Phillips Farm Park, 5 miles north of Moscow, Idaho on Highway 95.