life sciences

Regents advance infrastructure projects

The regents voted to move ahead with the design phase of two projects on the WSU Pullman campus — the Taylor Sports Complex and the Schweitzer Engineering Hall — during their Nov. 18 meeting.

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Former PNNL director appointed as WSU regent

PULLMAN, Wash. – Lura J. Powell, former director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and a long-standing leader in the U.S. research and technology community, is the newest member of the Washington State University Board of Regents. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment today.

Sign up for Life Sciences grant information sessions

Faculty are invited to information sessions, conducted by agency representatives, on the 2009 state Life Sciences Discovery Fund grant competitions.   Two Pullman sessions, Jan. 14 and 15, will be available via videoconference at Tri-Cities and Vancouver. Find details and register for one ONLINE @   Other sessions that might be convenient for WSU […]

Lifelong research on poisonous snakes synthesized in address

PULLMAN — Professor Kenneth Kardong has studied rattlesnakes and other venomous snakes over the 36 years he has been at WSU. He is the author of numerous research papers and a textbook on vertebrate anatomy and evolution, and he has taught legions of WSU undergraduates, as well as many graduate students.   Kardong will give […]

Crews on schedule

The skeletal frame of the new Biotechnology Life Science building continues to grow skyward this week as construction crews continue working on schedule for the June 2009 completion date. “The research building is expected to be 100 percent occupied and operational in fall 2009,” said Virgil Hanson, project manager for the biotech facility. Construction on […]

WSU/UI career fair open to public Feb. 7 & 8

University of Idaho’s colleges of Natural Resources and Agricultural and Life Sciences, in cooperation with Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, will host an annual career fair featuring a variety of corporations, federal and state agencies, and non-profit groups. This fair is sponsored by a UI-WSU partnership of student organizations.The […]