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WSU developing distributed apps for smart power grid
December 1, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

srivastava-a-2011PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is part of a $3.5 million U.S. Department of Energy project to create software applications for the smart electric power grid.

Researcher’s rare award may help improve road safety
November 10, 2015

By Doug Nadvornick, WSU Spokane

Kimberly-HonnSPOKANE, Wash. – Truck driver sleep schedules will be studied by a young researcher at Washington State University Spokane who received an unusually large grant for someone so early in her career.

WSU research for specialty crops boosted by $1.7 million
October 14, 2015

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

pearsPULLMAN, Wash. – More than $1.7 million was awarded to Washington State University for specialty crop research including berries, potatoes, grapes, tree fruit, onions, carrots and Christmas trees, the Washington State Department of Agriculture announced today.

From the provost: Program matches student savings
October 13, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – More than 400 low-income Washington State University students who save $1,000 in a year for school expenses will be eligible to have it matched with $4,000 more as part of the new Assets for Independence program.

WSU receives $2.7 million to research costly potato threat
October 5, 2015

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

potato-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Zebra chip disease, caused by a bacterium carried by insects, can ruin a potato crop; but little is known about where it comes from and how it can be avoided.

Grant helps with long-term trauma recovery after mudslide
September 14, 2015

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

mudslide-studentsSPOKANE, Wash. – Exposure to trauma in childhood can create lifelong emotional, health and behavior risks. To help people work through Washington’s March 2014 Oso/Highway 530 landslide, the American Red Cross has given Washington State University researchers $100,000.

Provost’s office, colleges join to support future teachers
August 26, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will support low-income and first-generation students preparing for careers as K-12 teachers.

WSU gets $1M for Student Support Services
July 27, 2015

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Trio-logo-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Washington State University just over $1 million to continue the TRiO Student Support Services program for five years.

WSU gets $100,000 to promote healthy neighborhood homes
May 29, 2015

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Healthy housing is the focus of a novel collaboration between Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane and its community neighbors, funded by a $100,000 grant from the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund.