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World War I exhibit shows impact to WSU students, faculty, staff

7/29/2014

PULLMAN, Wash.—It is a century old, its tan felt cover worn smooth by fingers that opened the scrapbook many times to see Logan Wheeler’s memories of Washington State College. More than 1,000 photos of campus life, people, events and buildings fill the book. There is also the unseen imprint of a spirited young man who […]

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WSU partners with Accelerator Corp. to advance economic development and commercialization

7/29/2014

SEATTLE – Washington State University has entered into a strategic partnership with the Seattle-based biotech investment and management company Accelerator Corp., becoming one of eight new Northwest institutional partners in the company’s $51.1 million venture. “This partnership adds value to our efforts to commercialize WSU faculty-driven innovations in the marketplace,” said Anson Fatland, WSU associate […]

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Rock Doc: A light fast twice per week

7/29/2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – It certainly sounded like a fad to me. A while ago I caught a program on public television about a medical doctor in Great Britain. Dr. Michael Mosley, like millions in both that country and in the U.S., found that […]

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WSU in the Media – July 28, 2014

7/28/2014

Time Magazine – Your health, or unhealthy state, may be traced back to the stuff your grandparents were exposed to, say researchers from Washington State University (WSU). Yahoo Food – And in Portland, Oregon, Mark Doxtader’s Tastebud uses flours Washington State University’s “bread lab” introduced him to—they’re “sweet, nutty, smoky, creamy, bitter,” he says. The […]

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Business advising helps builders grow amid Great Recession

7/25/2014

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC KENNEWICK, Wash. – In 2007 J. Trinidad “Trini” Garibay was making a good living selling cars. But he saw an opportunity in real estate – flipping houses in particular – to create something collaboratively with people he knew and liked, instead of constantly competing. He formed a partnership with […]

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July 28: Larry Jackson memorial service Monday

7/24/2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – A memorial service for Larry Merle Jackson, 60, truck driver 1 at WSU university stores, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, in the chapel of Kimball Funeral Home, Pullman. He passed away at his Pullman home on Sunday July 20, 2014. He was born Dec. 17, 1953, in Goldendale, Wash., […]

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Pesticide linked to three generations of disease

7/24/2014

By Becky Phillips, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers say ancestral exposures to the pesticide methoxychlor may lead to adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations. “What your great-grandmother was exposed to during pregnancy, like the pesticide methoxychlor, may promote a dramatic increase in your susceptibility to develop […]

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WSU in the Media – July 24, 2014

7/24/2014

The British Broadcasting Corporation – The workplace jerks most likely to inspire retaliation include those who obstruct your goals; those who embarrass, insult or otherwise dress you down publicly; and those who break the rules, said Tripp, a management professor at Washington State University in the US. Vox Media -Whether you were vindicated or frightened […]

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Toppenish pharmacist honored for work with students

7/24/2014

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy YAKIMA, Wash. – Patrick (Pat) O’Connor, director of pharmacy at Toppenish Community Hospital, has been named the 2014 Preceptor of the Year by the College of Pharmacy at Washington State University. The award was presented at an open house on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus in […]

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Undergraduate researchers awarded 32 scholarships

7/23/2014

By Jared Brickman, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Thirty-two Washington State University undergraduates have been awarded scholarships for projects in 2014-15. The awards – typically $1,000 – help support the research and creative activities of students from a wide variety of disciplines who work with faculty and staff mentors. “Mentored research is a […]

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