Stories tagged: Washington State University
Tue., July 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
Twenty-two women pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Eastern Washington are gathered in Spokane for a six-day nonpartisan leadership conference aimed at addressing the underrepresentation of women in American politics.
Fri., July 6, 2018, 5 p.m.
WSU sleep researcher Hans Van Dongen and his team observe lots of different sleep behaviors at the Sleep and Performance Research Center. He said there are really two main types …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
Nursing schools and care facilities are caught between wave of retirees and spike in school applications.
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
WSU fiddles while football coach Mike Leach burns university’s credibility with hoax Obama post on Twitter.
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
Mike Leach sets off a storm of criticism on Twitter with doctored video of Barack Obama speech.
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Bathing in their own secretions: Lime-green spittlebugs are popular on the Palouse this time of year
Tiny lime-green insects with red eyes, called spittlebugs, or “frog hoppers,” are all over the Palouse this spring, relaxing on plants in their own bubble secretions.
Fri., June 15, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Stink bugs use smell as a defense against predators.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
The Washington State University regents unanimously approved a plan to balance the school’s athletics department budget.
Fri., June 8, 2018, 6:27 a.m.
When a bee sucks up nectar from a flower, the sugary liquid flows into its honey stomach. Unlike the stomach where its food goes, the bee uses this tiny compartment …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
A mechanical and materials engineering professor, Lloyd Smith is more renowned for the work he does as director of WSU’s Sports Science Laboratory, a Pullman-based shop that’s become the epicenter …
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
The budget strategy, contingent on increased revenue and record donations to the Cougar Athletic Fund, will be presented to the WSU Board of Regents at a retreat at the Willows …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
To be a farmer, a forester or even a climate scientist, it can help to know a thing or two about insects, like what they eat, where they thrive, which …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 5 a.m.
Most people think of rosé wine as a pink drink. Those who love rosé and admire its appearance in the glass will tell you it is something different.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
All 15 school-sanctioned teams stayed well clear of NCAA penalties, posting multi-year scores better than 960. Eight sports registered scores better than 980 and women’s golf, as reported last week, …
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
The Daily Evergreen at Washington State University was named among the top three student-run daily newspapers in the country, and three Evergreen reporters won national honors for their aggressive coverage …
Sat., May 19, 2018
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine on Tuesday dedicated a cancer research lab to Tamara Hennings, who died from cancer in 2012. Her parents
Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Two remote-manned laboratories – expected to aid local research – are destined for the International Space Station and will launch into orbit Sunday.
Wed., May 16, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
A complaint against Rep. Joel Kretz for his opposition to a Washington State University researcher’s work on wolves was dismissed.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
Dominique Stewart, who is black, says she was humiliated on the night of Feb. 21, 2015, while she was waiting for a friend in front of the Phi Delta Theta …
Fri., May 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
Better accountability and a better accounting system are long overdue at Washington State University, the school’s governing body was told Thursday afternoon.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
The new era of transparency in athletics spending is here at Washington State University, sort of, but it’s off to a vague start.
Sat., April 28, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Washington growers are so excited about the Cosmic Crisp’s potential, they already planted a half-million trees and plan to add another 5 million this year.
Sat., April 28, 2018, 11 a.m.
WSU researcher Hang Liu imagines a different future for our used clothes. In her lab, she and her team are coming up with creative ways to recycle cotton into a …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Jon Davis is “hotboxing” rats for a purpose: to figure out why people who smoke marijuana experience hunger. The research, which Davis hopes to publish soon, is just part of …
Tue., April 24, 2018, 5 a.m.
Researchers at Washington State University may be able to help save honey bees by introducing microparticles to the bees’ digestive system that absorb harmful toxins found in pesticides.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
Two police sergeants are under investigation after an 18-year-old Washington State University student claimed she was sexually assaulted by a law enforcement officer.
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 6 p.m.
Researchers for Washington State University are being deluged with reports of brown marmorated stink bugs, especially from western Washington.
Sun., April 15, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of college football for decades on ABC, was remembered as “the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting” and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
The average human who lives in the U.S. creates about 4.83 pounds of trash each day. Many people don’t really see much of it, though.
Sun., April 8, 2018
With millions of trees already planted across the state, the outcomes of the dueling lawsuits seem unlikely to affect consumer availability of the Cosmic Crisp, a flavor-packed hybrid between the …