By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are collaborating on a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop guidelines that will help builders use more sustainable timber in high-rise buildings in earthquake-prone areas.
From the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce PULLMAN, Wash. – Outdoor decks are a great way to extend living and entertaining spaces, but they can also be the most dangerous part of a building if not properly designed, constructed and maintained.
OSAKA, Japan – Asian studies major Kelsey Hoskins is one of a handful of students from Washington State University currently studying in Japan. She is in Osaka, where few residents even felt the effects of the earthquake. In her most recent message to her friends at WSU, she describes the prevailing fear among […]
One hundred years ago, on April 18, 1906, the San Francisco Earthquake wreaked havoc in the San Francisco Bay area. The earthquake and resulting fire are thought to have caused thousands of deaths. A hundred years later, researchers at WSU continue to strive to improve construction techniques so that buildings and other structures hold up […]
In the wake of the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Pakistan Oct. 8, one WSU grad is working to help the thousands in need of medical care.(Photo above: WSU nursing graduate and 2nd Lt. JoAnn LeDoux helps a child impacted by Pakistan earthquake.) JoAnn LeDoux, a WSU Intercollegiate Nursing school graduate, is serving as an Army nurse […]