By Theresa Howlett, Office of International Programs
PULLMAN, Wash. – Strengthening and expanding Washington State University’s international research and innovation activity is the goal of “Beyond International Talk,” 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in Lighty 405. Polycom will be provided for the regional and extension campuses.
PULLMAN, Wash. – What do college freshmen really want to know?
Find out at Freshman Academic Showcase where students display posters of their first research projects.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – For the first time, tomato growers using high tunnels (low-cost greenhouses, http://mtvernon.wsu.edu/hightunnels/) in western Washington can manage one of the most serious plant diseases organically, said plant pathologist Debra Inglis.
By E. Kirsten Peters
PULLMAN, Wash. – I don’t know the full heritage of my mutt from the pound, Buster Brown by name. Buster was listed as a “Lab mix” by the Humane Society but my vet has said he is more of a German shepherd mix. We all can agree he’s a mongrel – indeed, one or both of his parents may have been mutts themselves.
By Robert Strenge, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University sociologist Mikhail Balaev has received a two-year National Science Foundation award of $170,000 to study political and corporate ties in the American government.
E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Normally, when a bacterium invades your body, it is surrounded and engulfed by a white blood cell. At least that’s what we were taught in high school biology. If all goes well, the white blood cell kills the bacterium and the infection is over: case closed.