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April 17: U.S. nuclear deterrence policy, scientific needs
April 9, 2015

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Donald Cook-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – A national defense official will speak about the policies and cutting edge science that drive the U.S. nuclear deterrence program at 2 p.m. Friday, April 17, in Smith CUE 518 at Washington State University. A 1:30 p.m. reception will precede the free, public Creighton Distinguished Lecture.

Immobilizing nuclear waste the focus of WSU research
February 26, 2015

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

WallRICHLAND, Wash. – New research at Washington State University could help in the design of long-term nuclear waste storage facilities and make it easier to clean already contaminated areas.

WSU chemists receive $3 million grant
October 11, 2007

A research team, led by WSU chemistry professor Kenneth Nash, was awarded a $3 million, three-year grant by the Department of Energy to pursue nuclear energy research.

The group is one of eleven university-led teams acros
s the nation selected to conduct cooperative research projects under the DOE’s Nuclear Energy Research Initiative (NERI). The grants engage professors and students in advanced nuclear fuel cycle research and development in support of President Bush’s Global Nuclear Energy Partnership and his American Competitiveness Initiative. The NERI grants will total up to $30 million nationwide over … » More …