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If life can make it here, it can make it anywhere
July 11, 2016

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Dirk Schulze-MakuchPULLMAN, Wash. – If the origin of life is common on other worlds, the universe should be a cosmic zoo full of complex multicellular organisms.

Alumnus builds civic leadership on engineering degree
December 8, 2015

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Erik-0035ABERDEEN, Wash. – The practical problem-solving Erik Larson learned as a civil engineering student at Washington State University is serving him well in politics. His term as mayor will begin in January in Aberdeen, a small Washington town located about an hour west of Olympia.

Oct. 30: Fun robot challenge midterm is open to public
October 29, 2015

By Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

RobotPULLMAN, 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 part of $2.2M grant to advance liquid hydrogen power
October 13, 2015

Leachman-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are part of a team receiving $2.2 million to develop an efficient and inexpensive hydrogen liquefaction system that could pave the way for mainstream availability of hydrogen fuels and hydrogen-powered vehicles.

Video: WSU celebrates historic fundraising effort
September 18, 2015

campaign-celebrationPULLMAN, Wash. — Students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors gathered Friday on Washington State University’s Pullman campus to celebrate the successful conclusion of the $1 billion Campaign for Washington State University: Because the World Needs Big Ideas.

WSU lab provides critical air quality forecasting tool
September 2, 2015

AIRPACT-forecast-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – As wildfire smoke covers the Northwest this summer, residents have turned to local, state and federal agencies for up-to-date air quality information. A sophisticated tool developed by Washington State University is a key piece in providing critical air quality forecasts.

A statement from President Bernardo regarding syllabi
August 31, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University deeply values the tenets of freedom of expression for every member of our community, including all students, faculty and staff. Those First Amendment rights are reinforced in our policies, procedures and practices. Open dialogue, vigorous debate and the free exchange of ideas, as well as the language used to convey these ideas, are at the core of who we are as a higher education institution.

WSU researchers find inaccuracies in head impact sensors
August 24, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Lloyd-SmithPULLMAN, Wash. – With increasing concern about concussions from sports, some players have started wearing electronic sensors to measure head impacts.

WSU researchers find new uses for old wind turbine blades
August 19, 2015

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
August 5, 2015

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.