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Green highway snow and ice control cuts the chemicals
November 19, 2014

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

XianmingShi-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Ice-free pavement. “Smart snowplows.” Vegetable juice ice-melt. Cold-climate researchers at Washington State University are clearing the road with green alternatives to the salt, sand and chemicals typically used for highway snow and ice control.

Airstream progress: Updating an American icon
August 2, 2010


Video by Matthew Haugen, WSU News Service





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SPOKANE – Take a quick video update of the progress that WSU Spokane students are making on updating and remodeling an American travel icon – the Airstream trailer.


The 26-foot trailer is the focus of a summer design studio led by Todd Beyreuther, a clinical assistant professor in the School of Architecture and … » More …

Hwy 195 car accident claims life of WSU employee
February 20, 2007

Sylvia Bodolay, 56, director of information systems for the College of Education, was killed Feb. 15 in a collision on Highway 195 near Plaza. Two others riding in Bodolay’s car were transported to Sacred Heart Medical Center for treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries. Those passengers included Georgina Mitchell, WSU School of Economic Sciences, and Wendy Estes-Zumpf, who works at the University of Idaho. The three women, all Spokane residents, were part of a carpool. The driver of the semi truck, Raymond L. Skipper, was not injured. Washington State Patrol told KHQ-TV that all four adults involved in the accident were wearing seatbelts and alcohol was not … » More …