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We open on Karen Bernhard, a horticulture and entomology specialist with Pennsylvania State University, investigating a curious infestation in Allentown. For five years, homeowners had been complaining of bugs in their houses. The residents had seen stink bugs before, but not like this. Not this many.
Joining the leadership team at the Division of Student Affairs, for example, are two accomplished higher education professionals. ... At the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, she served as director for multicultural affairs, held the role of associate dean for diversity and director of the Office of Undergraduate ...

Members of the Washington State University Horticulture Club and President Kirk Schulz holding shovels after planting Members of the Washington State University Horticulture Club and President Kirk Schulz plant a donated Red Maple 'Red Sunset' in the alumni arboretum Monday, April 23, 2018 in ...
Amarjargal Tsogtoo is a senior at Nathan Hale High School planning to attend college in a STEM field. Amarjargal represents LD 46. Karlee Wong is a senior at Cleveland High School. Karlee plans to study electrical engineering or computer science at University of Washington or Seattle University. Karlee ...
Using a mobile app to track the self-reported effects of different strains and different amounts of marijuana on users, [Washington State University] researchers found that smoking cannabis made people less anxious, depressed and stressed. (That's the obvious part.) While the research parameters were simple—participants ...
By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering and Architecture. PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a phone that works nearly as well as clinical laboratories to detect common viral and bacterial infections. The work could lead to faster ...

PULLMAN – Washington State's crop of junior college transfers grew by one Sunday afternoon. Marvin Cannon, a 6-5 small forward from Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas, became the third JC player and fifth player overall to sign with coach Ernie Kent and the Cougars this offseason.
The study—which was funded via Washington state marijuana taxes and liquor license fees—is one of several cannabis-related research efforts currently taking place at WSU. Other pending studies include an examination of cannabis use during pregnancy and a look at the effectiveness of pot smoking for ...
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students from across the state will show off their knowledge, skills and innovation at the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Engineering Capstone Expo on Friday, April 27. The event will run 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center ...
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries. PULLMAN, Wash. – The manuscript from Honest Abe wasn't so honest. It took more than 60 years for the staff of Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections (MASC) to learn that the document was a forgery. Part of an Abraham Lincoln ...
On Friday, the new 16,000-square-foot Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, designed by Seattle firm Olson Kundig, opened on Washington State University's Pullman, Wash., campus. An addition and renovation to the school's old public safety building, the new museum includes a wing enclosed in a red ...
Washington State University researcher Davi Kallman hopes to change that. Perhaps it is inevitable that she is passionate about encouraging people with disabilities to pursue academic research on the subject. Completing her doctorate degree at WSU's Edward R. Murrow College of Communications, she ...
Washington State linebacker Peyton Pelluer runs the ball in for a touchdown during the second half of a Sept. ... and captain for WSU's defense before sustaining a season-ending foot fracture, had applied for a medical hardship waiver that if approved, would grant him another season of college eligibility.
After spending 10 years in Thailand as a child, Jon Oatley, director of the Center for Reproductive Biology at Washington State University, developed a passion for ending food insecurity around the world. Originally from Utah, Oately returned to the states as a teenager, moving to a tiny ranching town in ...
PULLMAN, Wash. – Kirk H. Schulz, president of Washington State University, will deliver his second State of the University Address to faculty, staff, students and community members at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, in the Bryan Hall Auditorium. Q&A and a public reception will follow. The WSU community ...
You will be able to access the Insider from both the original Web address insider.wsu.edu and from news.wsu.edu. The external communications functions of the WSU News website, meanwhile, are being repurposed into a dedicated platform featuring all university news releases and other information ...
MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - Wednesday students, alumni and the general public could participate in a job fair at Washington State Community College. ... She says, “I thought this was a great program and opportunity for Washington State kids and I think everyone should come here and actually do it ...

Washington State University announced Wednesday it has taken legal action in state and federal court against Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company, for breach of ... Phytelligence's actions threaten nearly two decades of work and the financial support provided by apple growers in the state of Washington.
Washington State University tops the list of U.S. Department of Agriculture research and development expenditures, according to the most recent figures ... leading the list of 350 universities nationwide, according to the National Science Foundation's Higher Education Research and Development Survey.
One of the world's most highly-anticipated apple varieties is at the core of an unusual legal dispute between Washington State University and one of its own spinoff companies. The “Cosmic Crisp” .... The state of Washington is responsible for 70 percent of the country's apple production. The U.S. apple ...
Washington State University's Everett outpost has come a long way since it began offering classes on the campus of Everett Community College in 2012: Last year it opened its very own University Center, a 95,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building that greatly expands STEM education opportunities in ...
Washing State University (WSU) will open its new $15m Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on 6 April following the construction of the “Crimson Cube” building. The Schnitzer-WSU museum replaces the WSU Museum of Art and features seven galleries with 1,300sqm of exhibit space. Exhibits will vary from prints, sculptures, ...
The industry tour was part of the latest edition of Spark, a program from the WSU College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences ... the Spark Program were from under-represented backgrounds who had previously stated they weren't considering higher education beyond high school.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. WSU Pervious Pavement PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University research team is solving a high-tech waste problem while addressing the environmental challenge of stormwater run-off. The researchers have shown they can ...
This photo, published on Washington State University's website, shows a bedroom in Community/Duncan Dunn Hall, where freshman Matthew Gray fell out of a second-story window in August 2017. His father, Jim Gray, believes some windows in the building are a safety hazard. (Washington State ...
Soil pathogen testing – critical to farming, but painstakingly slow and expensive – will soon be done accurately, quickly, inexpensively and onsite, thanks to research that Washington State University scientists are sharing. As the name implies, these tests detect disease-causing pathogens in the soil that ...
(CNN) Police who responded to a report of gunfire at Highline Community College in Washington state found no evidence weapons had been fired, ... a few miles south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, was put on lockdown Friday morning after reports of gunfire, the college said in Facebook posts ...
By Will Ferguson, WSU News. In a first-of-a-kind study, Washington State University scientists examined how peoples' self-reported levels of stress, anxiety and depression were affected by smoking different strains and quantities of cannabis at home. Their work, published this month in the Journal of ...
PULLMAN – An internal investigation by Washington State University has found that over a three-year period, a former athletics administrator violated the school's Title IX policies by making inappropriate comments in the workplace and demeaning employees because of their gender. John E. Lucier, a ...
By Linda Weiford, WSU News. PULLMAN, Wash. – Brown marmorated stink bugs creeping across floors, clinging to curtain folds, perching atop countertops. One even flew out of a hair blower. Since mid-March, Washington State University researchers have been scrambling to keep up with a surge of ...
Washington State University faces a class-action lawsuit over allegations that its negligence led to a burglary that put the names, Social Security numbers, health records and other personal data of nearly 1.2 million people at risk. University researchers had the data on a hard drive that they kept in a safe at ...
Washington State University's Athletic Department reported Sunday that longtime strength and conditioning coach David Lang suddenly passed away Saturday. Lang was a member of the department for 20 years. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Lang Family," said WSU Director of Athletics Patrick ...
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences. PULLMAN, Wash. – For the first time, researchers have seen life rebounding in the world's driest desert, demonstrating that it could also be lurking in the soils of Mars. Led by Washington State University planetary scientist Dirk Schulze-Makuch, ...
PULLMAN – Head Washington State strength and conditioning coach Jason Loscalzo has reportedly taken a job with the NFL's Chicago Bears, a source close to the program told The ... Prior to his stop at WSU, Loscalzo was the director of strength and conditioning at Boston College for five seasons.
PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University announced the President's Honor Roll for the 2017 fall semester. Sydney Almgren of Filer, Courtney L Ballard of Hailey and Kathalena Rose Raposa of Kimberly were named to the honor roll. Undergraduate students are eligible for the honor roll by ...
Weathercatch Photo Logo Who needs a box of chocolates on Valentine's Day when Mother Nature gave us a gift of mild winter? Until this week's temperature dip and predicted snowfall beginning tonight, we enjoyed a long stretch of unseasonably warm days. With January and early February shedding ...
Washington State University recently signed agreements to pursue the establishment of transatlantic collaborations with two leading universities in ... a goal outlined in WSU's strategic plan goals, said Joseph Iannelli, associate dean of international programs for WSU's Voiland College of Engineering and ...
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that salmon face a double whammy when they swim in the stormwater runoff of urban roadways. First, as scientists learned a couple years ago, toxic pollution in the water can kill them. WSU researchers have now determined that ...
At the time I groused about the school cutting back on academic programs (and, yes, some athletic programs) in favor of football, noting that WSU had "spent its way to college football relevancy" over the course of the last seven years or so. It's an extremely common story in higher education, but it still sucks, ...
PULLMAN, Wash. – Engineers know how to design submarines on Earth, but building one gets a lot trickier when the temperature drops to -300 Fahrenheit and the ocean is made of methane and ethane. Washington State University researchers are working with NASA to determine how a submarine might ...
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. catalyst nanofoam close up PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found a way to more efficiently generate hydrogen from water — an important key to making clean energy more viable. Using inexpensive nickel ...
The Washington State University quarterback who started in the Holiday Bowl last month was found dead in his apartment Tuesday from an apparent suicide, ... Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3) walks on the field after an NCAA college football game against Nevada in Pullman, Wash., Sept.
Nano Research journal cover PULLMAN, Wash. – Sodium-ion batteries might soon provide a less expensive, viable alternative to lithium-ion batteries thanks to research developed at Washington State University. The new technology also would help solve material sustainability issues by alleviating the ...
elson floyd college of medicine research 2017 SPOKANE, Wash. – Fewer than three years since its inception, Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is making its mark on university research by securing $10 million in new grants and contract awards this fiscal year. Just six ...
Prior to Washington State, Marlow served for more than 12 years as the senior associate athletic director at the University of Oregon during a time that produced attendance records, tripled annual fundraising numbers, secured major donations necessary for an expanded football stadium, a new basketball ...
The 90-year charter of the Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity has been revoked at Washington State University after concerns were raised over hazing. University officials declined to disclose specifics about what occurred that prompted the decision to shutter the fraternity. Dan Welter, WSU's associate dean of ...
WSU Dean of Students Dan Welter says the joint decision by the university and the national chapter of Alpha Kappa Lambda to withdraw recognition, which is the most serious action the university can take regarding conduct, came this week after a two-month investigation into "various potential risk ...
Washington State wide receiver Isaiah Johnson-Mack (9) runs on the field during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Boise State in ... “Washington State University grants FBS institutions within the State of Florida and all FCS institutions permission to contact Mr. Johnson,” the school ...
Washington state Rep. Matt Manweller has been placed on paid leave from his job as a professor at Central Washington University pending an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct. The university released no details of the allegations, but said in a statement that the investigation will be ...
Posters reading “IT'S OKAY TO BE WHITE” have generated various responses since they were found and removed Monday morning from Glenn Terrell Mall on the Washington State University campus. “In my mind, it's a nonthreatening statement,” said Jeff Guillory, executive director of WSU's Office of ...


 

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