By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – “Plastics… There’s a great future in plastics.” That line from the 1967 movie, “The Graduate,” could be revised to say that the future is now in bioplastics.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Washington State University agricultural research center facilities at Mount Vernon was strictly ceremonial, but the symbolism was important to the growers and community members who participated.“This has been a long time coming,” said John Roozen, president of Northwest Agricultural Research Foundation as he prepared to turn a symbolic shovel […]
The Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center in Mt. Vernon is growing faster than the seedlings its researchers foster each spring. In response to this rapid growth, Washington State University, in conjunction with outside donors, agreed to an $8 million expansion of the center to be completed by summer 2006. Infrastructure construction is under way. […]