Years of scholarship has demonstrated significant issues of bias with standardized testing. Instead of using these scores, admissions officers will rely on metrics that better reflect a potential student’s ability to succeed.
By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – A genetic testing company will make available tests for prostate cancer survival and breast cancer recurrence to patients following identification of the biomarker genes in a Washington State University laboratory.
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – “Plug your ears.” Immediately after Jeff Kensrud says this, a cannon fires a 140-mile-per-hour baseball at a composite bat. The ball collides with a resounding clang, and both ball and bat ricochet backward.
By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine PULLMAN, Wash. – Animal disease authorities both nationally and in Washington were already on high alert when in early December a large wild duck die-off occurred in northwest Washington.
By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus PULLMAN, 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.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – K-12 testing, graduation requirements and diversity and opportunity in education will be discussed in a free, public presentation by Washington Sen. John McCoy (D-38) at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University.
By Lorraine Nelson, College of Pharmacy SPOKANE, Wash. – After receiving training from a Washington State University professor and in collaboration with a local physician, pharmacists at eight Albertsons/Sav-on pharmacies in the Spokane area have begun testing for and treating strep throat.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Focusing on assessment testing will not help Washington close gaps in education opportunity, a state congressman told students, faculty and others at a College of Education reception at Washington State University on Tuesday.
PULLMAN- WSU has signed a licensing agreement with Merial Limited., a world-leading animal health company, to commercialize DNA technology that will benefit beef and dairy cattle producers in the selection, breeding and management of their herds. The technology was originally developed by Zhihua Jiang, assistant professor of animal sciences. “We are pleased to take […]