By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication PULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University researchers have been asked to join a nationwide Experiment.com crowdfunded project to help parents and teens communicate about romantic and sexual relationships.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Text messaging that connects teens with sexual health educators is effective for delivering sexual health information, according to a recent study in The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.
STEVENSON, Wash. – The Forest Youth Success program (FYS) in Skamania County, http://www.forestyouthsuccess.org, has been recognized nationally for its outstanding impact on youth, the environment and the local economy. The National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) selected the program to receive a Specialty Team Award in Excellence for Natural Resource and Environmental Education. Since […]
PUYALLUP – Nearly 300 Washington state youth and adults from around the state will learn how the judicial process works at the annual WSU Extension 4-H Know Your Government Conference in Olympia, February 14-17. Teen participants will take on the roles of attorneys, jurors, witnesses and reporters in mock trials. Washington Supreme Court Justice Richard […]
PULLMAN – In a newly published study by WSU researchers, Celebrity endorsements have emerged as an effective political strategy for engaging younger voters and getting them to the polls. Featured in the most recent issue of the journal “Mass Communications and Society,” the study by researchers from the university’s Edward R. Murrow College of […]
Many teens are chronically sleep deprived, resulting in poor school performance, impaired cognitive and memory functioning, and mood problems. This was one of the points made by internationally renowned sleep researcher Mary Carskadon in her December 2 lecture, “How Development of Sleep-Wake Regulation Affects Teen Sleep,” at WSU Spokane. A professor of psychiatry at the […]
VANCOUVER, Wash. — Washington State University Vancouver has announced the start of the workforce preparation program “WSU Vancouver 4-H Teen-Works,” a cooperative effort between WSU Vancouver, WSU Clark County Extension 4-H and community partners.Teen-Works, a program of the new WSU Vancouver Center for Youth Workforce Preparation, is open to youth ages 13-18. Participants can select […]