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Saving babies: WSU leads study of health, lactation

By Joanna Steward, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Working with colleagues from 12 institutions around the globe, two Washington State University researchers are leading the first comprehensive international study of human lactation and milk composition.

Focus of grant on heathy food, fitness

SEATTLE – When the youth of Delridge and White Center’s Food Empowerment Education and Sustainability Team (FEEST) set local foods they’ve prepared on a pre-Thanksgiving table at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center on Nov. 25, they will have the power of the prestigious W.K. Kellogg Foundation behind them.   Giving children in those communities better […]

Celebrate your health at Healthy Fair 2009

SPOKANE — Students from WSU’s Program in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (ExMet), in partnership with the Riverpoint Campus Wellness Collaborative, will host the 5th Annual Healthy Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, on the Riverpoint Campus in the atrium of the Academic Center at 600 N Riverpoint Blvd. Participants will […]

Landscape students

SPOKANE — WSU Spokane will present “Powering the Palouse:  connecting people, products and ideas,” a symposium of seven presentations delivered by Landscape Architecture students 1:15-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, on the Riverpoint Campus in the Phase I Classroom Building in the Design Institute Gallery and room 148 at 668 N Riverpoint Blvd.   The presentations […]

Extension leader honored for work in national nutrition program

PULLMAN – Linda Kirk Fox, associate vice president and dean of WSU Extension, has been named a national “hero” by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program for her work as co-chair of the EFNEP Task Force. Connie Strode-Castor, an Extension educator who has provided nutrition education to low income families […]

Fourth annual healthy fare to focus on wellness

SPOKANE —Students in WSU’s Exercise Physiology and Metabolism (ExMet) program in partnership with the Riverpoint Campus Wellness Collaborative will host the 4th Annual Healthy Fare from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, in the atrium of the Academic Center at 600 N Riverpoint Blvd. Participants will have the opportunity to explore a […]