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Health of amphibians in oil sand fields area assessed
June 5, 2017

wood frogBy Will Ferguson, WSU College of Arts and Science

The impact of pollutants from the world’s largest oil sand field on the health of amphibians marks the focus of a team of research biologists from Washington State University and Canada.

Undergraduate researchers win 51 awards at SURCA
April 4, 2017

SURCA award winners
By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fifty-seven undergraduates won 51 awards for their research presentations at Washington State University’s annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 27. Nearly 225 students participated in eight categories.

Washington a model for suicide prevention training
March 23, 2017

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than half the states mandate suicide-prevention training for public school teachers, but only seven states have policies requiring healthcare professionals to get similar training. That’s one of the findings of a research study conducted by Washington State University College of Nursing student Sara Van Natta.

March 27: SURCA awards live-streamed
March 22, 2017

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – The sixth annual Washington State University Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, in the CUB ballroom. Awards will be presented at 5 p.m. in the CUB auditorium.

Apply for summer research in bioenergy, health, bioplastics
February 16, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Deadlines are March 1, 3 and 10 for undergraduates to apply for three new Washington State University summer research programs that recently received grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Jan. 25: Learn about opportunities to dive into research
January 23, 2017

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Unlike classes where there is often a right answer, the summer research program at Washington State University introduces students to a messy world where they have to ask the questions themselves – and where the answers are often unclear.

March 1 deadline for volunteer judges for SURCA
January 17, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty, staff and post-doctorates are sought to volunteer by the March 1 deadline to help judge the sixth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (SURCA) at Washington State University.

Undergraduate research applications open through Feb. 15
January 11, 2017

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Undergraduate students at Washington State University have until Feb. 15 to apply for $1,000 awards to support their faculty-mentored research, scholarship and creative activities.

Feb. 15 deadline for pharmacy student research program
January 11, 2017

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – The deadline is Feb. 15 for undergraduate and professional students to apply for a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in the College of Pharmacy, which just received renewed funding for the program for three years.