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Researchers named to Washington State Academy of Sciences
July 28, 2016

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – Four Washington State University faculty were named to the Washington State Academy of Sciences today. New members are accepted in recognition of their outstanding record of scientific achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the academy in bringing the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington.

Summer research brings undergraduates to WSU
June 16, 2016

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By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nearly 60 undergraduates from around the country have arrived at Washington State University for unique summer research experiences working with faculty mentors on a wide variety of projects.

Inland waterways emit more carbon than expected
May 24, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

heping-liuPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that greenhouse-gas emissions from lakes and inland waterways may be as much as 45 percent greater than previously thought.

Researchers get EPA grant to measure Lewiston air quality
May 10, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

air-monitor-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The Nez Perce Tribe and researchers at Washington State University have received a three-year U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to measure air pollution in Lewiston, Idaho.

Climate change impacts on air quality the focus of EPA grant
April 6, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Lamb-BPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to better understand the impact of climate change on air pollution.

New Paccar building houses five green-tech labs
December 1, 2015

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By Adrian MacDonald, LMN Architects

PULLMAN, Wash. – Wood-framed skyscrapers, resistant to fire and earthquakes and made from locally harvested wood, may someday dot the skylines of North American cities. A new building at Washington State University is already leading the charge.

Student inspired to improve environmental programs
September 8, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Bartoshevich-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Improved campus recycling and composting programs, as well as an organic garden for students and employees, are a few of the ideas Randy Bartoshevich hopes to help implement as a new officer in the Environmental Club at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

WSU lab provides critical air quality forecasting tool
September 2, 2015

AIRPACT-forecast-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – As wildfire smoke covers the Northwest this summer, residents have turned to local, state and federal agencies for up-to-date air quality information. A sophisticated tool developed by Washington State University is a key piece in providing critical air quality forecasts.

‘Very unhealthy’ smoke over the Palouse – where it came from
August 26, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – The thick, gray veil of smoke draped over the Palouse that ratcheted up the smoke advisory to “very unhealthy” appears to have drifted from a cluster of wildfires burning in the Clearwater region of Idaho, according to a Washington State University meteorologist.

Dangerous dry thunderstorms reign in Pacific Northwest
August 17, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

LIghtning-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Major firestorms burning in parts of the Pacific Northwest are the result of angry skies pitching lightning bolts to the ground when little or no rain is falling. The fast-moving blazes are destroying homes, closing roads and triggering smoke advisories miles away. Where is the lightning coming from and where is the rain?