Visit aims to inspire science interest in Native students

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, 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

By Jane Payumo, Office of International Programs PULLMAN, 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

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 […]

Formal Launch of eXtension Feb 21

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 […]

Simple access promoted to complex information

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 […]

Natural resource issues workshop Dec. 6-7

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 […]

Managing your on-line digital resources

“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 […]