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Professor receives prestigious grant

  PULLMAN – Anita Vasavada, assistant professor of bioengineering at WSU’s College of Engineering and Architecture, recently received an NSF CAREER grant to examine postural stability of the head and neck.   With this five-year $486,522 grant, Vasavada and her research team will study how the activation of neck muscles complements passive tissue stiffness to […]

Vet College aids homeless dog

PULLMAN – A Chesapeake Bay retriever that ran for months on two broken front legs and has captured the hearts of many in the Tri-Cities area of Washington may now get the help he needs. “Chocolate” will undergo surgery today (Friday, Feb. 8) at WSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital to help repair his injuries that healed […]

Peanuts make suprising debut

Photo: Like pennies from heaven, peanuts fall during October harvest in Pasco. (Photo by Kevin Montgomery).   Peanuts, traditionally a southern crop, have found a new calling in the sagebrush-covered soil of eastern Washington. On a WSU test plot in Pasco, recent harvests have produced peanuts in yields equal to or surpassing the national average. […]

Economic Issues Conference held in Pasco

PULLMAN – Energy and agriculture will be the focus of the first annual WSU Economic Issues and Outlook Conference scheduled Dec. 6-7 at the Red Lion Inn at Pasco. “The agriculture and energy sectors are operating in unprecedented economic conditions and experiencing record commodity prices,” said Tom Marsh, associate professor in WSU’s School of Economic […]

Economic Issues Conference Dec. 6-7 in Pasco

PULLMAN – Energy and agriculture will be the focus of the first annual WSU Economic Issues and Outlook Conference scheduled Dec. 6-7 at the Red Lion Inn at Pasco. “The agriculture and energy sectors are operating in unprecedented economic conditions and experiencing record commodity prices,” said Tom Marsh, associate professor in WSU’s School of Economic […]