Good communication skills are critical not only for increasing public understanding of environmental science, but also for crossing disciplinary boundaries and helping to inform important societal decisions.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Improved campus recycling and composting programs, as well as an organic garden for students and employees, are a few of the ideas Randy Bartoshevich hopes to help implement as a new officer in the Environmental Club at Washington State University Tri-Cities.
By Charles Burke, WSU NARA PULLMAN, Wash. – The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) has received a national award for advancing learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through projects addressing real environmental problems.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers say environmental factors are having an underappreciated effect on the course of disease and evolution by prompting genetic mutations through epigenetics, a process by which genes are turned on and off independent of an organism’s DNA sequence.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The free, public Legacy of Excellence Reception – including a lecture by 2015 Washington State University Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Award winner George W. Hinman – will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in Todd Hall 125. Hinman will talk about nuclear energy issues in Washington state.
WSU alumni Larry Condon, former general manager and co-founder of Barr-Tech. Photo courtesy of the WSU College of Engineering and Architecture. Related Barr-Tech at http://www.barr-tech.net 08-27-10 Spokane Journal of Business – Barr-Tech eyes plant’s next phase Work on power-producing digester to begin soon Sirti – Barr-Tech receives $2 million and the Sirti: Foundation receives […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University looks a little greener now that its most recent grade on the College Sustainability Report Card, issued annually by The Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI), has been upgraded to a B+ following an additional review of data supplied by the university. A nonprofit organization that researches sustainability on […]
Photos of Jamie Bentley, Environmental Wellbeing coordinator, and BIXI bikes and station, by Tim Marsh, WSU Today Related: Bike sharing thriving at universities. WSU Green Bike program or call 335-WELL BIXI system overview Time Magazine rates BIXI one of best inventions of 2008 PULLMAN – WSU’s Green Bike program has expanded […]
PULLMAN – The state has awarded WSU a $3,075,180 grant to assist with energy cost-saving improvement projects at the Pullman, Spokane and Tri-Cities campuses, as well as the Puyallup Research Station. Some of the upgrades include lighting, controls, boilers, heating ventilation and air conditioning, and smart grid metering/demand reduction/conservation voltage reduction. […]