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Virtual reality technology developed at WSU enables virtual Olympics participation

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Can’t swing a plane ticket to PyeongChang on short notice? You might still be able to participate in the 2018 Olympics, virtually anyway. Immersive VR technology developed at WSU, and being used at this year’s winter Olympics, is set for a series of public demonstrations on […]

WSU 4-H preps biathlete for Olympics

      METHOW VALLEY, Wash. – It takes endurance, a keen eye and an unwavering passion for physical excellence. For elite athlete Casey Smith, competing in biathlon pushes his limits and strengthens his resolve.   “It’s exciting, challenging and motivating,” said 21-year-old Smith who grew up skiing in the Methow Valley and is training full […]

Pickler a first for WSU in track and field

PULLMAN — Olympian and recent WSU graduate Diana Pickler joined Cougar Head Track and Field Coach Rick Sloan for the latest edition of Cougar Chats, presented by Northwest Dodge Dealers.    Fans can read a transcript of the chat by clicking here    Pickler, a 2007 graduate of WSU and four-time All-American, finished third in […]

Vet students dominate Veterinary School Olympics

Washington State University veterinary students recently brought home the 2005 gold medal for overall team competition in the national Veterinary School Olympics.“I’ve been a judge at this competition before,” said Gil Burns, associate dean for academics and student affairs in the college. “Each year this serves as an objective indication of the high quality and […]