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Gap fund awards help WSU innovations make an impact
March 17, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development

SEATTLE – Development of a universal flu vaccine, a treatment that could regenerate muscles and training to address racial bias are a few innovations that are one step closer to reaching the market thanks to the Commercialization Gap Fund (CGF) at Washington State University.

Pharmacy professor receives national leadership award
March 10, 2016

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Neumiller-photo-by-Lori-Maricle-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Joshua Neumiller has won the national Albert B. Prescott Leadership Award from the Pharmacy Leadership and Education Institute. It is given annually to a pharmacist less than 10 years into his or her career who has demonstrated the potential to become an influential force in pharmacy.

March 10: Energy summit a glimpse of future smart grid
March 7, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

ESICSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers and industry leaders from around the U.S. will gather in Spokane this week for a glimpse of the future smart electric power grid.

Overconfidence linked to one’s view of intelligence
March 7, 2016

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Ehrlinger-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researcher Joyce Ehrlinger has found that a person’s tendency to be overconfident increases if he or she thinks intelligence is fixed and unchangeable.

Young researcher award funds data science, analysis
March 3, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Assefaw-GebremedhinPULLMAN, Wash. – Computer science professor Assefaw Gebremedhin has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for exceptional researchers at the beginning of their careers.

Grand Challenge for Sustainable Resources for Society
February 29, 2016

 

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Jennifer Adam, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering, speaks with Washington State University’s Jan Boll, left, and University of Idaho researcher Erin Brooks during a poster session last week on climate, land use and the sustainable management of agricultural and natural resources.

Key improvement made in solar cell voltage technology
February 29, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Kelvin-Lynn-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A critical milestone in solar cell fabrication will help pave the way for solar energy to directly compete with electricity generated by conventional energy sources.

New program will promote safety at WSU
February 25, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is developing a program to build and support a shared mindset and culture of safety, according to a recent email to employees from the interim president.

Researchers grow cyberforests to predict climate change
February 24, 2016

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

VANCOUVER, Wash. – It can take Mother Nature 1,000 years to grow a forest. But Nikolay Strigul, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Washington State University Vancouver, can grow one on a computer in three weeks.

NASA grant to improve fluid flow in outer space
February 22, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Mesarovic-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Future astronauts may boldly go farther than ever before, thanks to research at Washington State University recently funded by NASA to study fluids in space.