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African American history at Hanford focus of WSU Tri-Cities, National Park Service project

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

African American historic photoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities was recently awarded a $73,000 grant in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service to research and document the African American migration, segregation and overall civil rights history at the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Hanford. » More …

March 15-18: Conference considers Manhattan Project legacy

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Hanford History Project at Washington State University Tri-Cities will host a conference March 15-18 at the Red Lion Hanford House that details the global impact of secret U.S. World War II nuclear weapons research and development. » More …

Sept. 28-Oct. 1: Hanford artifacts, national park celebrated

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Historical Hanford Site artifacts will be part of a free, public exhibit and open house this week at Washington State University Tri-Cities in conjunction with a fundraising and centennial celebration night with the National Park Service. » More …

Through June 30: ‘Nuclear Hanford’ exhibit at Terrell Library

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

The-Villager-front-pagePULLMAN, Wash. – A brief history of the Hanford nuclear site – from pre-Manhattan Project to the present – is the subject of an exhibit in the atrium case at Washington State University’s Terrell Library through June 30. » More …

Ancient glass-glued walls studied for nuke waste solutions

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Blass-sample-from-Broborg-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The modern challenge of nuclear waste storage and disposal has researchers at Washington State University looking back at ancient materials from around the world. » More …

Sept. 8: Authors discuss Sen. Benitz’s service, legacy

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Benitz-80RICHLAND, Wash. – The impact of Max E. Benitz – the late state lawmaker, nuclear energy and wine industry champion, and advocate of establishing Washington State University Tri-Cities – is the topic of two free, public presentations Tuesday, Sept. 8, at WSU Tri-Cities. » More …

Sen. Murray adds voice to ‘Daughters of Hanford’ project

By Darin Watkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Murray-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – U.S. Sen. Patty Murray of Washington has helped funnel millions of dollars to assist Hanford Nuclear Reservation cleanup. What few know is the deep family connection she has to the site. » More …