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Oct. 30: Fun robot challenge midterm is open to public

By Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Mechanical engineering students will show off their robotic skills to the public during a competition at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 152, at Washington State University.

WSU researchers find new uses for old wind turbine blades

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – How many giant wind turbine blades can your local landfill accommodate? To help avert such a problem, Washington State University is working with Seattle-based Global Fiberglass Solutions Inc. (GFS) to recycle and manufacture composite fiberglass material from the decommissioned blades.

Sports Science Lab works to improve college baseball

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.

Lab coats add to student success in math

By Joanna Steward, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – It’s not often math tutors wear white lab coats, but that’s been one of the keys to success at the Mathematics Learning Center at Washington State University’s Pullman campus.

WSU students earn the most IEEE power scholarships

By Alyssa Patrick, College of Engineering and Architecture A total of nine WSU students received the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) scholarship in power engineering, which is tied for the highest number of scholarships that the organization awarded to one university.