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Vaccinating increases family wealth, girls’ education
December 14, 2016

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team found households in rural Africa that vaccinate their cattle for East Coast fever increased their income and spent the additional money on food and education. Researchers also found that when fewer cattle died from the fever, girls were more likely to attend secondary school.

Research fund partner helps WSU innovation advance
June 29, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development

SEATTLE – Since the Commercialization Gap Fund launched at Washington State University two years ago, 14 researchers have received funding to fill the gap between their discoveries and private investment. The Washington Research Foundation (WRF) has just invested up to $1 million for the next four years in the fund.

WSU, Chinese company to collaborate on ag research
May 11, 2016

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By Craig Lawson, International Programs

SHENZHEN, China – Research and economic development in agriculture will be advanced thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed today between Washington State University and BGI, one of the world’s largest genomics companies.

Holzer earns state life sciences award
October 26, 2015

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development

HolzerSEATTLE – Washington State University employee Alexis Holzer received the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association on Friday.

Sept. 19: Basket sales aid women’s economic co-op
September 16, 2015

baskets-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – Baskets handmade by women in a Rwandan economic cooperative will be for sale by the International Development Club 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, in the CUB main floor.

WSU Vancouver receives economic development award
August 20, 2015

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver has received the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ Regional and Economic Development Award for the success of its Business Growth Mentor & Analysis Program in the Carson College of Business.

President: WSU committed to economic development
November 12, 2014

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – As part of its efforts to bring research discoveries to the public where they can make the most impact, Washington State University has established a strategic partnership with Accelerator Corporation, a health technologies investment and management firm based in Seattle.

John Gardner named new VP for development
April 29, 2014

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

Gardner-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd announced this morning the appointment of John Gardner as new vice president for development and CEO of the WSU Foundation. Gardner will assume his new responsibilities effective July 1.