RICHLAND, Wash. – Area school districts will select 28 of their paraeducators to earn bachelor’s degrees in elementary education in two years at Washington State University Tri-Cities through an alternative route recently funded by a state grant.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – High school students, scientists and Washington State University Tri-Cities students in many disciplines are teaming up to make video “STEM Flicks” to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and workforce preparation.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, 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.
By Doug Nadvornick, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, 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.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, 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.
PULLMAN, 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.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, 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.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SPOKANE, 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.
PULLMAN, 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.