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Grad students win fuel cycle research awards

      CANYON, Texas – Two WSU graduate students have won awards in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards competition.   Jenifer Shafer, a Ph.D. student in chemistry, was awarded the second place prize in the “Fuel Separations and Waste Forms” division. Shafer’s award was based upon her research paper […]

Professor named American Chemical Society fellow

PULLMAN – Yong Wang, Voiland Distinguished Professor in the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, and associate director of the Institute for Interfacial Catalysis at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).   Fellows are recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in chemical science […]

Energy mix for a sustainable future to be discussed Friday

RICHLAND – The urgent need to develop a cost-efficient energy mix will be presented this Friday, Oct. 30 at WSU Tri-Cities.  “To address any of the environmental and resource issues in debate today, a rational mix of energy sources must be achieved quickly,” said Jim Conca, director of the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring & Research Center […]

Dining services showcases local menu items

PULLMAN –  From Oct. 6 through Nov. 5 Dining Services will showcase Local and Sustainable Menu Items in collaboration with the WSU Museum of Anthropology’s “What’s for Dinner on the Palouse?” and  the Smithsonian Exhibit, “Key Ingredients.”   “Key Ingredients” is the newest exhibition from Museum on Main Street, a partnership of the Smithsonian Institution […]

WSU offers sustainable agriculture certificate

PULLMAN – The WSU Graduate School is offering graduate students in any discipline the opportunity to obtain a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture. Students are eligible to pursue the certificate as long as they meet the prerequisites for the courses required. The certificate coursework will provide students with an interdisciplinary understanding of practices and current […]