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$1.77M NIH grant funds WSU professors’ smart-home technology research

By Addy Hatch, WSU Nursing

ninr logoSPOKANE, Wash. – An interprofessional team of scientists from Washington State University has landed a $1.77 million grant to research how “smart-home” technology can monitor the health and safety of senior citizens from afar. » More …

WSU leading online implementation of K-12 truancy prevention program

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

WARNS logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University is leading the online implementation of a program aimed at reducing school truancy that could positively impact schools across the state, and possibly the nation. » More …

April 21: Kevin Douglas to speak at psychology symposium

Kevin S. Douglas
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Kevin S. Douglas, professor and associate chair of the department of psychology at Simon Fraser University, will be the guest speaker for the WSU Psychology Department’s Undergraduate Research Symposium, 3-4 p.m. Friday, April 21, in CUE 202. » More …

Joireman named co-editor of Journal of Environmental Psychology

Jeff Joireman, WSU Carson College, marketingJeff Joireman, associate professor of marketing at WSU’s Carson College of Business, has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Environmental Psychology – along with professor Florian Kaiser of Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany. » More …

Tri-Cities alumna advocates for support services in D.C.

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Alejandra Cardoso, a recent graduate of Washington State University Tri-Cities, was chosen as one of three representatives from Washington state to participate in the Council for Opportunity in Education’s National Policy Seminar March 19-22 in Washington, D.C. » More …

Online psychology degree ranks among nation’s best

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently was recognized for excellence in psychology education among colleges and universities nationwide. » More …

Oct. 7: Guest speaker presents work on bias and status

susan-fiske-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Susan Fiske, internationally honored researcher of cognitive stereotypes and emotional prejudices, will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building, room 201, and by videoconference to other Washington State University campuses. » More …

Hyperbaric chamber eases drug withdrawal symptoms

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

quock-r-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that treatments of pure oxygen in a high-pressure chamber can relieve the symptoms of opiate withdrawal. » More …