Vaccinating increases family wealth, girls’ education

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 […]

Cougar women end drought in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. – The Washington State women’s basketball team rode an outstanding shooting performance to its first road victory over Arizona in more than 10 years, knocking off the Wildcats 67-54 Saturday at McKale Center. The win improved the Cougars’ record to 5-22 overall and 2-14 in the Pacific-10 Conference. The Wildcats dropped to 9-18 […]

Girls encouraged in science

WSU Spokane has been encouraging girls to explore science as it hosted its popular CityLab summer science camp, July 8 – 12 on the Riverpoint campus. This year the program took young women grades 6 – 8 on an astrobiology quest. Young investigators will use tools of DNA analysis, blood typing, food analysis, and gel […]