By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – The freezing fog that’s been coming and going this week in the eastern half of Washington state is expected to intensify, causing slick roads and decreased visibility throughout the weekend.
PULLMAN, Wash.—Reflecting its strong commitment to economic engagement, Washington State University is one of 16 public institutions nationally recently designated as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).
PULLMAN – Fruit consumers and growers will be delighted if Shaojin Wang, a WSU assistant research professor of biological systems engineering, can achieve his research goal. Wang is pursuing a method that could replace the chemical fumigation of apples and cherries grown in Washington with simple low-pressure treatments. Low-pressure storage technology changes the normal composition of air, creating an environment inhospitable […]
PULLMAN – When Brandon Howard was confronted with the provocative question, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” his first thought was, “I don’t know. Let’s Google it.” Panelists Meriem Chida and Jason McConnell On Tuesday the WSU Center for Civic Engagement invited Howard, an elementary education major, and four other panelists to discuss that question […]
CANYON, Texas – Two WSU graduate students have won awards in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards competition. Jenifer Shafer, a Ph.D. student in chemistry, was awarded the second place prize in the “Fuel Separations and Waste Forms” division. Shafer’s award was based upon her research paper […]
RICHLAND – Tucked away in a metal-sided warehouse at the Richland Airport, WSU researchers sift through years, even decades, of data files and human tissue samples in an attempt to track how previous nuclear workers were affected by plutonium, uranium and other nuclear-industry related elements. The project is called “The United States Transuranium […]
PULLMAN – The 2010-2011 annual Security/Fire Report for the WSU Pullman campus was released on Friday, Oct. 1, and is available online. The 20-page report is designed to provide the WSU community with an accurate statistical look into the campus’ fire safety and sex assaults record. In addition, it provides information on the […]