By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Rich Lamb, assistant professor of science education technology at Washington State University, has won a national early career award for his potential to make outstanding contributions to research and science education.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Minute Thesis (3MT) will be part of Washington State University’s annual Showcase celebration of excellence on Tuesday, March 22. Prizes, in the form of travel awards for research conferences, will be $3,000 for the winner, $1,500 for second place and $500 for third.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students will design and build a solar home during the next two years as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition. For the first time, the contest will include $2 million in prize money.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PROSSER, Wash. – In arid eastern Washington where most of the state’s wine grapes grow, efficient irrigation is the name of the game. Yet little research has been done to determine the best irrigation strategies for white wine grapes.
RICHLAND, Wash. – A study published in the “Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism” ranked Robert Harrington, professor of hospitality and wine business management at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 30th in the world for productivity based on research impact in his field.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – Expanding the range of black men’s career options in an increasingly technology-oriented world will help alleviate high unemployment and poverty they often experience, according to a study examining the career paths of successful black men in college.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Federal agencies were told in 2013 to ensure public access to federally funded research through national repositories. Washington State University researchers receiving federal funding have a ready and local tool for making their work accessible: the Research Exchange at WSU Libraries.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – “Will you exercise this year?” That simple question can be a game-changing technique for people who want to influence their own or others’ behavior, according to a recent study spanning 40 years of research.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SAN FRANCISCO – Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a study spanning six continents.