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Reservoirs are underappreciated source of greenhouse gases
September 28, 2016

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University researchers say the world’s reservoirs are an underappreciated source of greenhouse gases, producing the equivalent of roughly 1 gigaton of carbon dioxide a year, or 1.3 percent of all greenhouse gases produced by humans.

Researchers make breakthrough in biobased materials
September 28, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a way to practically separate lignin from wood, a breakthrough that could provide new sources of lignin for advanced renewable fuel and advanced materials applications.

Volleyball 17th in nation; team plays at home Friday
September 27, 2016

By WSU Athletics

PULLMAN, Wash. – Coming off a pair of stunning roads wins at then-No. 4 Washington and then-No. 9 UCLA, the Washington State University volleyball team is ranked No. 17 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25 Poll for Week 5 (Sept. 26).

Grant to study cognitive health in elderly American Indians
September 19, 2016

Buchwald-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane recently were awarded a $3.655 million four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging to study cognitive health among elderly American Indians.

WSU reports record enrollment for semester
September 16, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University achieved a record systemwide enrollment of 30,142, students this semester, for an increase of 1.5 percent over the same semester last year, Provost Daniel J. Bernardo told the WSU Board of Regents this week.

Oct. 1: Launch party inaugurates Museum of Art expansion
September 15, 2016

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PULLMAN, Wash. – With the planning stage completed, Washington State University will host a free, public launch party to dedicate the site of the $15 million Museum of Art expansion. The party will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Fine Arts plaza.

WSU Writing Program ranks among top in nation
September 14, 2016

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Writing Program at Washington State University again has been named among the 21 best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. WSU is the only institution in the Northwest to “typically make the writing process a priority at all levels of instruction and across the curriculum,” according to the rankings criteria.

$1.1 million award funds solar technology advances
September 14, 2016

lynn-crystal-sample-2-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative cooperative award to improve the performance and lower the cost of solar materials for the multibillion dollar industry.