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WSU chemist Aurora Clark named ACS Fellow
August 14, 2017

By Will Ferguson, WSU College of Arts and Sciences

Aurora Clark, WSU chemistPULLMAN, Wash. – Aurora Clark, a WSU professor of chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.

Ask Dr. Universe: Does science get harder every year?
March 28, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – We’ve got about three pounds of brain in our heads that help us look for answers and solve all kinds of problems. But it isn’t always easy. Sometimes an experiment doesn’t go the way I expect or I get stuck on a particularly tricky science question.

Science: Inside the global campaign to get rid of rabies
January 25, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Rabies vaccine work by professors Thumbi Mwangi and Felix Lankester to address the problem of infectious diseases crossing borders in Kenya, Tanzania and throughout Africa is part of a comprehensive article in the recent issue of Science magazine.

Dec. 3: Students combine art, science for education
November 7, 2016

art-and-sciencePULLMAN, Wash. – The mix of art and science in the laboratory will yield fun results with the help of Washington State University Museum of Art student interns 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Palouse Discovery Science Center in Pullman.

March 2: Professors debate God, science, meaning
February 29, 2016

why-are-we-herePULLMAN, Wash. – A dialogue about God, science and the nature of reality between a Washington State University philosophy professor and a chemist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the CUB auditorium. A Q&A session and reception will follow.

Education alumna named state finalist for national award
October 7, 2015

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

SherwoodPORT TOWNSEND, Wash. – Washington State University alumna and Port Townsend science teacher Lois Sherwood is among the statewide winners who will compete nationally for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

July 1: Research center hosts free science expo, lunch
June 15, 2015

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PROSSER, Wash. – Research posters, presentations, awards and lunch will be presented free to the public 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at the Walter Clore Center, 2140 Wine Country Rd., to showcase research from the Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser (IAREC).

Students learn policy, advocate for science in nation’s capital
March 23, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Caruso,-left-and-GomezPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University students have been chosen to visit Washington, D.C., next month for “Making Our CASE,” a three-day program to learn about science policy and advocate for research support. Students will practice what they learn while visiting with members of Congress and staffers.