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Nov. 25: Tri-Cities art exhibit, reception showcase women

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities

'Ursa-Major-with-Stars'-by-artist-Mary-Dryburgh-120RICHLAND, Wash. – “Women artists from the Columbia Valley,” a month-long exhibit, will open Nov. 19 at the Art Center in the Washington State University Tri-Cities Consolidated Information Center, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland. A free, public reception will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25.Continue reading

Future-focused women invest to fight global warming

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications science writer

Joireman-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Politicians who discredit global warming risk losing a big chunk of the female vote. A new study found women who consider the long-term consequences of their actions are more likely to adopt a liberal political orientation and take consumer and political steps to reduce global warming.Continue reading

Females more sensitive to cannabis; males get munchies

By Becky Phillips, University Communications

Craft-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Smoking today’s concentrated pot might be risky business for women, according to new research from Washington State University. The study is the first to demonstrate sex differences in the development of tolerance to THC.Continue reading

Doctoral student’s leadership qualities earn award

By Cheryl Reed, Graduate School

Morczek-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Servant leaders focus on the growth and well-being of people and communities, sharing power and helping others develop and perform well. Doctoral student Amber Morczek practices this leadership style naturally in her work at Washington State University and never really expected it would be acknowledged or rewarded.Continue reading