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Eliminate Rabies program reaches 50,000 dog vaccinations

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PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 99 percent of the people infected with rabies get it from the bite of an unvaccinated dog. Washington State University believes it can prevent those infections. » More …

Reservoirs are underappreciated source of greenhouse gases

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

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John Harrison

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. » More …

Researchers make breakthrough in biobased materials

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

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Xiao Zhang

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. » More …

Volleyball 17th in nation; team plays at home Friday

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Head coach Jen Greeny celebrates with the team after Washington win.

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). » More …

Grant to study cognitive health in elderly American Indians

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. » More …

Oct. 1: Launch party inaugurates Museum of Art expansion

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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. » More …

WSU Writing Program ranks among top in nation

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Counselors in the WSU Writing Program.

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. » More …

$1.1 million award funds solar technology advances

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. » More …