By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research PULLMAN, Wash. – Increasing faculty incentives and regional industry and community engagement are among recommendations from a recent report of how Washington State University can better connect its research to non-academic stakeholders.
RICHLAND – Tucked away in a metal-sided warehouse at the Richland Airport, WSU researchers sift through years, even decades, of data files and human tissue samples in an attempt to track how previous nuclear workers were affected by plutonium, uranium and other nuclear-industry related elements. The project is called “The United States Transuranium […]
Many people in western Washington, including WSU Extension and Research staff, are still without power or phone service due to flooding earlier this week. Below are a few of their stories and some photos from that region. * Jennifer Leach, WSU County Extension director, Wahkiakum County: “We were without phone service until this evening….we […]
PULLMAN – Gustavo Barbosa-Canovas, a Washington State University professor and International Marketing Program for Agricultural Commodities & Trade scientist, was elected as a Fellow for the Institute of Food Science and Technology on Tuesday. Barbosa-Canovas is a professor of food engineering in the School of Biological Systems Engineering at WSU, where he teaches food processing and engineering […]
PROSSER, Wash. — Rich, velvet-red, fresh sweet cherries are in high demand, and so are skilled laborers to harvest the highly perishable crop. However, labor shortages and labor costs may soon be a thing of the past for Northwest cherry producers, if consumers will accept their fresh cherries free of stems. In a project funded […]
PULLMAN, Wash. — WSU researchers are looking at ways to work together to better market Washington wine from vineyard to glass.Thomas I. Wahl, director of WSU’s International Marketing Program for Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT) Center, funded research projects that examine consumer wine preferences. Those projects revealed a need to strengthen working relationships between marketing […]
“Marketing Washington Wines to the World” is the focus of a WSU Wine Researchers’ Workshop sponsored by the International Marketing Program for the Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT) Center at WSU’s Pullman campus on April 6.The workshop brings together marketing, economics, viticulture and enology researchers to discuss their work and future plans for the Washington […]
Nutritious snacks developed at WSU were a hit with most of the 400 people who sampled the food at Pullman’s Lentil Festival in mid-August. “We have tremendous positive feedback from both adults and children based on taste,” said Juming Tang, project leader and fellow in food technology at WSU’s International Marketing for Agricultural Commodities and […]