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Largest NW rural health conferences slated for March 18-22th

SPOKANE – The seventh NW Regional Critical Access Hospital Conference on March 18 and 22 and the NW Regional Rural Health Conference from March 19-20 incorporate Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska in the Northwest’s largest gathering on rural health with more than 300 health professionals attending. Both conferences will be held at the Red […]

‘Innovators’ series to feature noted biofuels researcher Norman Lewis

PULLMAN – Norman Lewis, regents professor and director of the Institute of Biological Chemistry at WSU, will give a far-reaching futuristic perspective of our growing energy needs, with an emphasis on biofuels, in Seattle this month as part of WSU’s “Innovators” luncheon.   In a world once again confronted with volatility in oil prices, with […]

Early primaries would boost states’ impact

PULLMAN – As they prepare to caucus this weekend in the shadow of Super Tuesday’s much-publicized presidential primary, a new study by a WSU professor and political scientist suggests Washington’s voters could likely have boosted their impact on the race for the White House had they instead participated in an earlier primary process. Conducted by WSU […]

WSU sweet cherry research integral to blossoming industry

Legend has it that the adolescent George Washington demonstrated his honesty when he confessed to chopping down his father’s lone cherry tree. Today, one of his myriad namesakes, Washington State University, is rectifying the Founding Father’s youthful indiscretion. WSU is demonstrating its commitment to state and regional agriculture through research and marketing innovations in support […]

10-year gender/politics study results released

PULLMAN — Members of the Research Network on Gender, Politics and the State are scheduled to present findings of a decade-long research project at the upcoming semiannual conference of the Institute of Women’s Policy Research June 19-20 in Washington, D.C.Amy Mazur, professor of political science at Washington State University, will direct the miniconference, entitled “Government […]

Five Women of Distinction named

Five women have been named 2005 Women of Distinction, an annual honor bestowed by WSU’s Commission on the Status of Women. The award recognizes noteworthy work, leadership and/or public service, as well as contributions to the growth and success of others, especially women. Awards will be presented at WSU’s annual Women’s Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, […]

Record housing market, but affordability risks

Existing single-family home sales in Washington surged 11.4 percent in the closing months of 2004, compared to results from a year earlier. The surge established a new annual record of 169,560 homes sold, reported the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at Washington State University. An improving statewide economy reinforced with mortgage interest rates that […]

Number of visits increases; faculty report exciting gains

WSU’s Mission to DC, now well into its third year, is reaping rewards for participating faculty as well as for the man in charge of the program, Jim Petersen, vice provost for research. “My goal is to make faculty more successful, to enhance their careers and opportunities to advance,” Petersen said. “Mission to DC seems […]

Taste Washington Spokane

Spokane’s premier wine and food event, the third annual Taste Washington Spokane will take place at the Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St., in downtown Spokane from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Sunday, June 13. <br>More than 60 Washington wineries and 25 regional restaurants will be traditionally paired for your enjoyment. The silent auction will feature […]

Washington technology funding

SEATTLE, Wash. — The Washington Technology Center awarded more than $400,000 in funding support to nine companies across the state to help support its research and development programs. Three of those involve Washington State University research efforts. Each year through its Research and Technology Development program, WTC awards more than $1 million to joint-research projects […]