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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 11:18 am
Rock Doc column: A wolf in other clothing
WSU News - By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – I was hospitalized for 10 days in late July. In August, to rebuild my strength, I took my dog on increasingly long walks around town. We went virtually every day; the exercise was good for both Buster Brown and me. […] The post Rock Doc column: A wolf in other clothing appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 10:58 am
From Matilda, clues about cancer
WSU News - By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, WASH. – A sweet, loyal golden retriever named Matilda has become a key player in fighting cancer among dogs and humans alike. To combat the disease, she goes on walks, naps, plays with the family's pet bird and enthusiastically thumps her tail. Enrolled in one of the nation's largest […] The post From Matilda, clues about cancer appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 10:12 am
Be alert! New school year means new phishing scams
WSU News - By Casey Hanson, Information Services PULLMAN, Wash. – The start of a new school year is often coupled with an increase in reported phishing attempts to WSU Information Services Help Desk. Phishing is an email scam that tries to trick people into thinking a legitimate organization is requesting private information. These scams request that you […] The post Be alert! New school year means new phishing scams appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 9:50 am
WSU in the Media - September 2, 2014
WSU News - The New York Times – But Michael Knoblauch, a plant cell biologist at Washington State University, is in the stretch run of a 20-year quest to prove a longstanding hypothesis about how nutrients are transported in plants. He is also running out of time: He's nearing the end of a sabbatical year, much of which […] The post WSU in the Media – September 2, 2014 appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 9:48 am
Biologist climbs high to prove hypothesis about plant phloem
WSU News - PETERSHAM, Mass. -- Michael Knoblauch, a plant cell biologist at Washington State University, is in the stretch run of a 20-year quest to prove a longstanding hypothesis that what drives the flow of nutrients in phloem is pressure differential. Fully understanding how plants function -- how they circulate the sugars made in the leaves -- […] The post Biologist climbs high to prove hypothesis about plant phloem appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 9:31 am
New 'Go Cougs!' TV spots begin airing
WSU News - By Brian Clark, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University fans got a first peek at a new round of "Go Cougs!" television commercials during last week's football game against Rutgers. The new series highlights WSU's work in organic agriculture, wine science, biofuels, the Hispanic student experience and the Global Campus. The ad that […] The post New 'Go Cougs!' TV spots begin airing appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 9:18 am
Sept. 25-27: Sweet Honey in the Rock at world arts fest
WSU News - By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts PULLMAN, Wash. - The second annual Humanitas Festival - a public celebration of world arts that includes some free performances – will be Sept. 25-27 at Washington State University. Grammy-nominated Sweet Honey in the RockŪ will perform the capstone concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in Beasley Coliseum. […] The post Sept. 25-27: Sweet Honey in the Rock at world arts fest appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 8:00 am
'Deadly force' lab finds racial disparities in shootings
WSU News - By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SPOKANE, Wash. – Participants in an innovative Washington State University study of deadly force were more likely to feel threatened in scenarios involving black people. But when it came time to shoot, participants were biased in favor of black suspects, taking longer to pull the trigger against them than […] The post 'Deadly force' lab finds racial disparities in shootings appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 -- 7:56 am
Sept. 9, 24: Conference equips those serving rural veterans
WSU News - SPOKANE, Wash. - A free, one-day education conference for those who aid rural veterans as they transition back to civilian life will be held in Spokane on Sept. 9 and Yakima, Wash., on Sept. 24. The training will provide information and resources to equip interested professionals and advocates to better serve veterans. Topics covered will […] The post Sept. 9, 24: Conference equips those serving rural veterans appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 6:14 pm
"The Streak" documentary featuring Pullman HS football ready to debut
KXLY-TV Spokane - A soon-to-be Senior at Pullman High School is preparing to debut his pet project nearly two years in the making. Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 2:29 pm
Sept. 2: Historian kicks off common reading series
WSU News - PULLMAN, Wash. – 'One Person's Trash is Another's Treasure: Historical Archaeology and the Study of Garbage," a free, public presentation by history instructor Ken Faunce, will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in CUE 203 at Washington State University. Historical archaeology uses what people leave behind to better understand groups of the past as […] The post Sept. 2: Historian kicks off common reading series appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 1:46 pm
Campus water use efficiency report is available
WSU News - PULLMAN, Wash. - The annual report describing goals and progress toward conserving drinking water on campus has been issued by Washington State University Pullman. The state health department requires public water systems to issue this report to system users. The 2013 WSU Pullman Water Use Efficiency Performance Report may be viewed on the WSU Environmental […] The post Campus water use efficiency report is available appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 12:40 pm
Marjorie (Cummins) Johnson Baldwin
Wenatchee World - ... at the Idaho School of Mines. During this time, she was an instructor of Pharmacy at Washington State College in Pullman, in 1953, when Bob accepted a job with Alcoa. She was the only pharmacist at the old Deaconess Hospital for four years. She ... Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 9:32 am
WSU in the Media - August 29, 2014
WSU News - The New York Times – Genetics, lifestyle, and other chemical exposures also play a role in infertility, and scientists are still struggling to figure out where BPA ranks among the risks. "We're incredibly difficult creatures to study, especially because we're looking at effects that may take a generation to show up," said Patricia Hunt, a […] The post WSU in the Media – August 29, 2014 appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 2:39 pm
WSU North Puget Sound welcomes 55 new students for fall
WSU News - EVERETT, Wash. – Washington State University North Puget Sound at Everett officially kicked off the 2014 fall semester this week, welcoming approximately 55 new WSU students who will begin four-year degree programs in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Integrated Communication, or Hospitality Business Management. "This is a new year with lots of new opportunities for residents […] The post WSU North Puget Sound welcomes 55 new students for fall appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 1:46 pm
Ask research ambassador about opportunities in Germany
WSU News - PULLMAN, Wash. - Doctoral candidate Julian Reyes was one of 18 scholars selected to be trained as a research ambassador for 2014-15 by the German Academic Exchange Service. He will promote research opportunities in Germany among colleagues and students at Washington State University. Reyes studied in Germany as a Fulbright Scholar. He was selected to […] The post Ask research ambassador about opportunities in Germany appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 11:31 am
New VoIP features available for Pullman faculty, staff
WSU News - By Casey Hanson, Information Services PULLMAN, Wash. – Information Services has made three enhanced features available for the VoIP telephone system. Single Inbox Messaging, Reach Me Anywhere and Point to Point Video Calling are available to faculty and staff who use the Pullman phone system and the central WSU Exchange mailbox system (Outlook email). Single […] The post New VoIP features available for Pullman faculty, staff appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 11:12 am
WSU Spokane lab prepares police for confrontation
WSU News - SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington State University Spokane is helping train police officers for moments when lives are on the line. In the wake of Michael Brown's fatal shooting by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., CNN's Anderson Cooper looks at WSU's Simulated Hazardous Occupational Tasks Lab and discusses its findings with police and social psychology […] The post WSU Spokane lab prepares police for confrontation appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 11:00 am
WSU geneticist helps solve mystery of Arctic peoples
WSU News - By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – With help from a Washington State University population geneticist, Danish researchers have concluded that North America and the Arctic were settled in at least three pulses of migration from Siberia. First came the ancestors of today's Native Americans, then Paleo-Eskimos – the first to settle in […] The post WSU geneticist helps solve mystery of Arctic peoples appeared first on WSU News. Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 9:55 am
WSU in the Media - August 28, 2014
WSU News - CNN-Anderson Cooper 360 – While the volunteers make split second decisions, brain waves and heart rates are checked. It's all part of an ambitious research project at Washington State University partly funded by the Defense Department with a goal of improving justice in America. Professor Bryan Vila is the man in charge. KREM TV – […] The post WSU in the Media – August 28, 2014 appeared first on WSU News. Read more...



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