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Jan. 18: Sports research series begins
January 17, 2017

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – The political ramifications of international sports require that we think of them not just as competitions, but also as a legitimate political institution, according to Scott Jedlicka, assistant professor in sport management at Washington State University.

Heo named to professorship in microelectronics
January 11, 2017

By Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor Deukhyoun Heo has been named the Frank Brands Distinguished Professor in Analog Electronics in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The professorship supports faculty and programs enhancement in microelectronics at WSU.

Gap fund awards help get WSU innovations to market
December 15, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – Wound healing, smart textiles, biodegradable hydraulic fluid and estimation of apple crops with a smartphone are some of the innovations that are closer to reaching the market thanks to the Commercialization Gap Fund (CGF) at Washington State University.

Showcase research abstracts due Jan. 23
December 1, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty, staff and graduate and professional students are encouraged to submit abstracts of original research, scholarship or creative work by 5 p.m. on Jan. 23 for consideration at the March 31 Academic Showcase and Graduate Professional Student Association Research Exposition.

New potato varieties chosen for McDonald’s fries
November 21, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

potatoesPULLMAN, Wash. – When it comes to potatoes, french fries are the big outlet for Columbia Basin farmers. And when it comes to selling french fries, McDonald’s is the holy grail.

Dec. 1: Integration science assists research effectiveness
November 17, 2016

lilian-alessaPULLMAN, Wash. – The science behind conducting truly integrated research will be presented at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Biotechnology Life Sciences 402, Washington State University, by the director of the Center for Resilient Cities at the University of Idaho.

Study aims to improve work for students with disabilities
November 1, 2016

By Brittni Willis, College of Education intern

Marcus-PoppenPULLMAN, Wash. – Marcus Poppen has received the Switzer Research Fellowship to document and evaluate vocational support services provided to young adults with disabilities while they are enrolled in school.

WSU scientists collaborate on ‘gene therapy in a box’
October 21, 2016

Trobridge-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Spokane researchers have collaborated on a tabletop device that can genetically manipulate blood to treat cancer, HIV and other diseases without expensive processing facilities. 

Oct. 21: Faculty explore the impact of ‘place’ on research
October 12, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – The ways that location has determined, shaped or affected research projects will be considered in short presentations by nine Washington State University faculty members 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in the Fine Arts auditorium.

Oct. 17: Research role in nuclear nonproliferation program
October 10, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of university research in national security will be discussed by the deputy administrator for defense nuclear nonproliferation for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the Goertzen Hall atrium at Washington State University.