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Research finds female descendants susceptible to stress

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Washington State University shows that male and female rats are affected differently by ancestral exposure to a common fungicide, vinclozolin. Female rats whose great-grandparents were exposed become much more vulnerable to stress.

Common Reading Tuesdays final lecture event

PULLMAN – Common Reading Tuesdays wraps up the semester-long presentation series at 7 p.m.,  Dec. 2  in Smith CUE 203.   “How to Take Care of Your Emotional and Physical Health During Times of Stress” will be presented by Cassandra Nichols of Counseling Services.   The Common Reading Tuesdays committee hopes that this presentation will give […]

Stress management at UREC

PULLMAN – According to the National Health Interview Survey, over 75% of the U.S. population experiences a form of stress every two weeks. Learn how to manage stress and improve overall wellbeing by taking a Stress Management Workshop with University Recreation April 30.   Stress is a very serious condition that affects the mental and […]

Campout for hope

  Help and counseling can be found in all sorts of ways as long as people keep their eyes open.  Members of Streit-Perham are spreading the word of awareness throughout the WSU campus by handing out information to interested people on Glenn Terrell Mall.   The main purpose of the group is to let people […]

UREC lends a hand, offers free massages

More than half of Americans claim they will likely seek out help to deal with stress in their lives, according to a poll released in January by the Washington Post.  For the over-worked, under-rested individuals of WSU that fall under that statistic, the Student Recreation Center may have just the right touch to help you […]

Studying effects of child stress extended by NSF grant

PULLMAN – The connection between a child’s stress level and the child’s future may become clearer following additional research to be funded by a new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Robert J. Quinlan, assistant professor of anthropology at Washington State University (WSU), is the lead investigator for an NSF grant funded in tandem […]