By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $555,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development and evaluation of a unique online platform for gathering, curating and sharing Native American library and archive collections nationwide.
By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing SPOKANE, Wash. – A new federal grant received by the WSU College of Nursing will help train nurse practitioners and address a critical shortage of primary-care providers in Eastern Washington rural areas.
By Seth Truscott, WSU College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University seek to improve drought-resistant crops, thanks to more than $900,000 in funding from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase Native American students’ STEM learning, engagement and achievement.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Representatives from indigenous archives across the country are at Washington State University through Thursday for planning and training on a free, open-source platform to help tribal communities share their digital cultural heritage.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Anna Zamora-Kapoor has received an early/mid career grant of $50,000 for 12 months from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study risk factors for type 2 diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Scientists at Washington State University just completed four years determining the best varieties of organic quinoa for Pacific Northwest farmers to grow. A new grant will help researchers assess crop yields, prices and more to help growers turn a profit.