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Mental health resources vital for WSU community
October 28, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Although mental health issues affect a growing number of students, faculty and staff, Washington State University has many outstanding resources available.

Ancient baby boom holds a lesson in over-population
June 30, 2014

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Koehler-80PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University researchers have sketched out one of the greatest baby booms in North American history, a centuries-long “growth blip” among southwestern Native Americans between 500 and 1300 A.D.

Visit aims to inspire science interest in Native students
April 30, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

groves-price-p-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – As it turns out, Cinco de Mayo will also be a Native American celebration this year – at least for a busload of eighth- and ninth-graders from Paschal Sherman Indian School, part of the Colville Tribe in Omak, Wash.

WSU takes action to promote international engagement
February 18, 2014

By Jane Payumo, Office of International Programs

global-90PULLMAN, Wash. – A systematic, university-wide program for international collaboration as well as resources supporting individual faculty efforts were called for and discussed at the recent Washington State University international research forum, “Beyond International Talk.”

Five research projects receive funding
April 2, 2008

Five WSU “waste-to-resources” research projects have been awarded grants by the Washington State Department of Ecology totaling $586,000.

The five WSU projects are among six research and two demonstration proposals to receive funding under the department’s “Organic Waste to Resources” program, which awarded a total of just under $730,000 in grants.

The competitive grants are part of the department’s Beyond Waste Plan that envisions being able to reclaim all waste materials through industrial and organic recovery systems in 30 years. The plan aims to create sustainable organic reclamation systems statewide, eliminate the need for fossil-based fuels and fertilizers, generate fuels and fertilizers from biomass and … » More …

Formal Launch of eXtension Feb 21
February 19, 2008

PULMAN – eXtension, a national web resource that brings the knowledge and resources of the nation’s land-grant universities to one site, will be formally launched Feb 21 as part of the 2008 Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C.

Secretary of Agriculture Ed Shafer is scheduled to “cut the ribbon” during a ceremony, scheduled for noon Pacific Standard Time. The launch ceremony can be watched via videostream in 409 Hulbert Hall. Until it runs out, pizza will be provided. 

eXtension provides space where content providers from across the nation’s Extension system can join together to produce new information and educational resources on a wide range … » More …

Simple access promoted to complex information
December 16, 2005

A new promotion at WSU Libraries allows students, staff and faculty to access a library of information in the space of a dorm room or office, all with the use of a computer. The “Library in Your Room,” a program originated as a partnership between WSU Libraries and Residence Life, promotes the use of electronic resources, such as e-journals and article indexes, to those unfamiliar with the process. Many students are turning to search engines such as Google to find sources for their research because they cannot easily access online resources. “You could go to the 500-millionth page of Google and you still won’t find … » More …

Natural resource issues workshop Dec. 6-7
October 25, 2005

Managing change through consensus is the subject of a two-day WSU Extension workshop scheduled Dec. 6-7 at the Ellensburg Inn, Ellensburg.The training will focus on natural resource issues.  Participants will experience activities designed to build capacity in developing consensus and collaborative decision-making, according to instructor, Don Nelson, WSU Extension beef specialist.”The foundation for resolving these issues is based on building trust, relationships, mutual respect and effective communication as well as developing ownership in a shared vision of the desired future,” Nelson said.He thinks the workshop should interest farmers, ranchers, natural resource managers, state and federal agency personnel, extension faculty, environmentalists, tribal members and others interested … » More …

Managing your on-line digital resources
April 23, 2004

“Managing Your On-Line Digital Resources” will be the focus of “Extension Engaged” from 9:30-10:30 a.m. May 4.The broadcast will explore the use of various software packages designed to assist someone in managing on-line resources that are gathered when they are doing research on the web.Guests will include Cindy Kaag, head of Science Libraries at WSU and Doug Calman, a science librarian. Faculty and staff who want to be a part of the live studio audience need to be seated by 9:20 a.m. in room T-101 in the Food Science and Human Nutrition building.For more information on how to view the program via satellite and videostream, … » More …