By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences VANCOUVER, Wash. – It can take Mother Nature 1,000 years to grow a forest. But Nikolay Strigul, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Washington State University Vancouver, can grow one on a computer in three weeks.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SPOKANE, Wash. – Participants in an innovative Washington State University study of deadly force were more likely to feel threatened in scenarios involving black people. But when it came time to shoot, participants were biased in favor of black suspects, taking longer to pull the trigger against them than […]
PULLMAN – Preventing water pollution caused by agricultural practices is no game, but game-like software simulating the impact of certain on-farm decisions could help a whole new generation of agriculture producers make better management choices that help improve water quality. Researchers at WSU and University of Florida have won a $567,000 grant from the […]
More than 50 students and faculty from the WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing participated in a simulation project to raise awareness and learn about the treatment of refugees fleeing persecution and seeking asylum in the United States. The simulation, “Refugee Project- Escape to Freedom,” was sponsored by World Relief Seattle. It featured four different stations […]
WSU film crews taped the process of structural splits and cracks during a Wood Materials and Engineering simulation at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.The simulation, headed up by Dan Dolan, a WSU professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Scott Lewis, research associate at the Wood Materials and Engineering Lab, demonstrated natural disasters’ effects on […]
Dan Dolan, a WSU professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Scott Lewis, research associate at the Wood Materials and Engineering Lab, are working with other wood lab associates to construct a 32-foot-long wall, which will be knocked down at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 during a test simulating natural disasters’ effects on buildings.A filmmaking […]