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June 23: Gene sequencing tech presented to researchers
June 13, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, one-day workshop about genetic sequencing technology and research will be presented by the Genomics Core at Washington State University Spokane on the Pullman campus and via video statewide.

Jan. 15: DRS retirement presentations offered
January 13, 2014

DRS-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Human Resource Services (HRS) will offer several retirement presentations on Wednesday, Jan. 15, for participants of any of the state Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) plans.

Hydrogen bonding launches engineering-science series
August 26, 2013

RICHLAND, Wash. – Engineering and science faculty members at Washington State University Tri-Cities have joined forces to offer a free, public, interdisciplinary seminar series beginning at noon Friday, Aug. 30. All seminars will be in Room 252 of the West Building, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

 

Demissie“Our idea is to expose our students to a wide range of topics related to engineering, science and cutting-edge research,” said Yonas Demissie, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering. Seminars are especially intended to engage WSU Tri-Cities students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees, he said.
 
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Nuclear engineer to discuss spent fuel, fuel designs
February 10, 2010

RICHLAND — Brady Hanson, with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will present “From Commercial Spent Fuel to Innovative Fuel Designs” at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at WSU Tri-Cities.

 

Hanson will discuss the effect of spent fuel chemistry on properties such as oxidation and dissolution, resonance absorption and the rim effect and how we have applied the knowledge gained from studying spent fuel to new fuel designs. These designs include incorporation of dopants in the UO2 matrix and a hybrid design for weapons-grade Pu disposition.

 

This nuclear-related engineering professional development seminar will take place in the West Building, Room 256. It also is … » More …

Discover wines that complement holiday dinners
November 6, 2009

RICHLAND — Wine that highlights holiday meals is the topic of a Nov. 19 consumer seminar at WSU Tri-Cities.

 

“Pairing Food and Wine for Holiday Gatherings” will be presented by Andy Perdue, editor of Wine Press Northwest magazine, with Christopher Sagadin, wine steward at the Yoke’s Fresh Market in west Richland.

Find out which wines go best with traditional entrees such as turkey and prime rib, and learn about other wines that will enhance a holiday gathering from the appetizers to dessert.

The seminar starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Consolidated Information Center, 2770 University Drive. Cost is $35 and participants must … » More …

Wines that really sparkle topic of seminar
November 2, 2009

RICHLAND — Set the bubbles free at the sparkling wine seminar this Thursday, Nov. 5 at WSU Tri-Cities.

 

“Sparkling Wines: For Special Occasions and for Everyday Enjoyment” will be led by Wine Press Northwest editor Andy Perdue with Domaine Ste. Michelle winemaker Rick Casqueiro.

 

Learn about the different types of sparkling wines — like Brut and Extra Dry — and why it’s not all called Champagne. See how to open a bottle of sparkling wine and experience why bubbly is affordable and approachable year-round.

 

The seminar starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Consolidated Information Center, 2770 University Drive. Cost is $35 and … » More …

Tritium production topics of nuclear seminar
October 15, 2009

RICHLAND — “Tritium Production in a Commercial Reactor” will be presented this Friday, Oct. 16, at WSU Tri-Cities.

 

This nuclear-related engineering professional development seminar starts at 12:10 p.m. in the West Building, Room 210, at 2710 University Drive. It also is available by videoconference at WSU Pullman in Murrow, Room 53. Admission to the seminar is free and open to the public.

 
The presenter is Cheryl Thornhill, project manager for the tritium program at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland. She also is responsible for business development activities with the Office of Defense Programs and the Office of Fissile Material, Disposition, both … » More …

Status of nuclear industry topic of seminar
September 10, 2009

RICHLAND — The worldwide energy future, along with energy issues related to population growth and economic expansion, will be discussed Sept. 18 at WSU Tri-Cities.
 
The nuclear-related engineering professional development seminar will be presented by Roger S. Reynolds, a nuclear engineer and adjunct professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program at WSU Tri-Cities.
 
The “Status of the Nuclear Industry” seminar is at 12:10 p.m. in the West Building, Room 210, at 2710 University Drive. It is also available by video conference at WSU Pullman in The Murrow Building, Room 53. Admission to the seminar is free and open to the … » More …

Uranium procurement procedures topic of seminar at WSU Tri-Cities
December 3, 2008

RICHLAND — How to procure uranium to fuel nuclear power plants will be addressed at a nuclear engineering-related professional development seminar Friday, Dec. 5, at WSU Tri-Cities.
 
The presenter is Lisa L. Ferek, fuel management lead for Energy Northwest, which operates the Columbia Generating Station in Richland.
 
The hour-long seminar starts at 12:10 p.m. in Room 210 of the West Building, 2710 University Drive, Richland. Admission is free and open to the public. The session is being shared by videoconference with WSU Pullman in the Murrow Communications Center West (MURW), Room 52.
 
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