WSU Podcasts

  • Podcasts from WSU
    Food safety, WSU stories, science answers for kids, and more — listen to podcasts from Washington State University.
  • Podcasts about WSU
    A selection of programs about Washington State, produced by alumni and friends.

From WSU:

The Art of Range

Listen to conversations with some of the brightest minds in rangeland management and livestock production. WSU rangelands and livestock specialist Tip Hudson interviews researchers, ranchers, and resource professionals to bring you extended discussion on topics that are of interest to anyone in rangelands work.

Ask Dr. Universe

WSU’s favorite cat scientist answers science questions from kids around the world with the assistance of Washington State researchers. You can also read Dr. Universe’s articles.

Building HEROes

The educational series revolves around the successful operation of buildings and all those involved in making that process happen, including the operation, maintenance, energy management, and controls within a building.

Education Eclipse

Hosted by the College of Education, WSU’s first-ever podcast highlights fun, smart, good researchers and the great work they are doing. People who care about the world around them, and who are working hard to be agents of change.

Farm Walks

A chance for farmers to learn from farmers. Although no longer being produced from actual farms because of the pandemic, this popular podcast still has the same mission as the original.

Finding Joy:

The Health Care Professional’s Journey to Wellness and Resiliency

Doctors, nurses and medical students from the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine discuss how physicians and other healthcare professionals can maintain their physical and mental health.

fly on the wall

Fly on the wall features conversations with WSU Fine Arts Professor Squeak Meisel and artists. Most in conjunction with the WSU Department of Fine Arts and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art visiting artist programs.

Food Safety in a Minute

This minute-long podcast from WSU Extension offers handy, easy-to-apply tips to avoid food-borne illness. This series delves into issues ranging from holiday food safety to packing school lunches, how to store canned food, and more.

Forest Overstory

Extension foresters examine woodland issues to help Pacific Northwest landowners, and anyone who loves the woods, better understand and protect forests.

Inside Industry

Learn about WSU’s Innovation and Research Engagement Office and how to work with industry partners to fund research.

Peak Your Interest

Hear from WSU Vancouver faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student researchers about research gone right, research gone wrong, what excites them, what their research journey has been like, and what classes to take — all the juicy stuff. Produced by Grant Project Coordinator Kayly Lembke.

Re-Imagined Radio

Enjoy radio storytelling drawn from dramas, comedies, oral and aural histories, documentaries, fictions, soundscapes and sonic journeys, and radio and sound art. Each story utilizes dialogue, sounds for context and/or effect, and music. Created and maintained by Digital Technology and Culture Professor John Barber of WSU Vancouver.

Total Survey Design

Hosted by two WSU sociology doctoral candidates, this podcast demystifies the complexities of survey creation and analysis. Each 5- to 15-minute episode covers topics from survey utility to sample sizes, and question design to total survey error. Listen to insightful discussions, expert interviews, and special event coverage to enhance your survey skills and understanding.

Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella

Insightful conversations to connect and learn about the humanity in us by exploring culture, identity and art. Hosted by Northwest Public Broadcasting’s Sueann Ramella.


Stories from Washington State Magazine take you into the lives, research, and experiences of the WSU community, where Cougs from all over talk with us about everything from new ideas and fascinating memories to books and food.

Wheat Beat

Explore the world of small grain production and research with WSU faculty, U.S. Agriculture Department scientists and more. Episodes run about 10 minutes and cover everything from herbicide-resistant weeds to malt barley for brewers.

About WSU:

The Breadlab

WSU’s Breadlab in Skagit County has been featured on many podcasts about sourdough, flavor, and the nutrition and functionality of regional and obscure wheats, barley, other small grains.

Wazzu Nation

This podcast “covers everything Washington State” from Cosmic Crisp® apples and athletics to COVID‑19 town halls and research. “Brother Darrell” Prowse (’73 Comm.) co‑hosts and produces the show.

WSU Coors Light Cougar Podcast

Join WSU Football’s “Chief of Staff-Super” Dave Emerick, All‑Pac/NFL quarterback Alex Brink, Coug great and NFL fullback Jedzilla Collins, and play-by-play voice Matt Chazanow at the round table.