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Sept. 2: Historian kicks off common reading series

8/29/2014

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 […]

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Campus water use efficiency report is available

8/29/2014

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 […]

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WSU in the Media – August 29, 2014

8/29/2014

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 […]

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WSU North Puget Sound welcomes 55 new students for fall

8/28/2014

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 […]

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Ask research ambassador about opportunities in Germany

8/28/2014

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 […]

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New VoIP features available for Pullman faculty, staff

8/28/2014

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 […]

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WSU Spokane lab prepares police for confrontation

8/28/2014

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 […]

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WSU geneticist helps solve mystery of Arctic peoples

8/28/2014

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 […]

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WSU in the Media – August 28, 2014

8/28/2014

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 – […]

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Research Administration Series begins Sept. 12

8/28/2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – The popular Research Administration Training Series, designed specifically for employees managing research projects and sponsored programs, will begin Friday, Sept. 12, at Washington State University. Focusing on the administrative and management activities that contribute to successful research projects, the series includes such topics as award processing and management, policy and procedure updates, […]

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