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Healthy teen girls sought for social behaviors study
September 29, 2015

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver researcher Jessica Fales and colleagues are seeking adolescent participants for an online study of the social behaviors of female high-school students.

July 1: Research study recommendations to be discussed
June 15, 2015

researchPULLMAN, Wash. – Comments are welcome online through Aug. 1 on the latest version of the 120-Day Study of the research enterprise at Washington State University. Meetings about the study recommendations will be July 1 and Sept. 2 in Pullman and other dates at the regional campuses.

Study: Conserving soil and water in dryland wheat region
November 24, 2014

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

tillage-80LIND, Wash. – In the world’s driest rainfed wheat region, Washington State University researchers have identified summer fallow management practices that can make all the difference for farmers, water and soil conservation, and air quality.

Dec. 3: Input sought on research study at ‘town hall’ event
November 20, 2014

ChrisKeanePULLMAN, Wash. – The university community is invited to a “town hall” meeting to discuss and give feedback on a study to improve research, scholarship and creativity. The event – 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in FSHN T101 – is hosted by the Washington State University Office of Research and Provost’s Office.

Growth mindset study seeks to expand to area high schools
November 5, 2014

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Ehrlinger-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Believing in your ability to learn can make you smarter. This is the idea Joyce Ehrlinger, assistant professor of psychology at Washington State University, is bringing to high school classrooms in the Inland Northwest.

Students polled on financial health for national study
October 29, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

CMMP-Cougar-Coin-Logo-100PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will participate in a national study to gain a better understanding of student financial health and how WSU students compare with others across the nation. Data will help WSU improve services to students.

Usability study finds ‘smooth transition’ to new LMS
October 27, 2014

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

blackboard-learn-250PULLMAN, Wash. – Blackboard Learn will be available to all faculty by the beginning of November. But nine faculty members and about 3,000 Pullman students in five chemistry and math courses are already using Washington State University’s new learning management system.

120-day study examines WSU research enterprise
September 30, 2014

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Bernardo,-left,-and-KeanePULLMAN, Wash. – Christopher Keane, vice president for research, has launched a 120-day study aimed at strengthening Washington State University’s research, scholarship and creativity. Four subcommittees will present preliminary results in early October.

From Matilda, clues about cancer
September 2, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Matilda-80PULLMAN, WASH. – A sweet, loyal golden retriever named Matilda has become a key player in fighting cancer among dogs and humans alike. To combat the disease, she goes on walks, naps, plays with the family’s pet bird and enthusiastically thumps her tail.