Stories tagged: Washington State University
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
Potheads don’t stress easily, say WSU researchers
Washington State University researchers have found evidence supporting an already popular theory: that regular cannabis users stay more relaxed in stressful situations.
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
More travelers using Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Federal officials say passenger boardings increased about 21.5 percent at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport between 2015 and 2016.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Residents request state oversight of Whitman County auditor’s office
The latest of a series of mistakes by the Whitman County auditor’s office may just be the straw that broke the camel’s back, judging by a letter signed by at …
Sun., July 23, 2017, 7 a.m.
Despite serious opioid crisis, research on medical marijuana remains stifled by federal rules
It’s about a mile along Division Street from Dr. Matt Layton’s office on the Washington State University medical campus in Spokane to the nearest recreational marijuana store.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
WSU student leaders want policy to keep sexual predators out of athletics
Student leaders at Washington State University are demanding a policy that would bar the school’s athletics department from recruiting any athlete who has been convicted of a sex crime.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Washington State University raising tuition by 2.2 percent
The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to raise undergraduate tuition 2.2 percent for the coming school year.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
WSU educator accused of fraud is not part of plea deal, lawyer says
A plea bargain may be in the works for co-defendants of the Washington State University assistant professor arrested last year for allegedly defrauding the federal government of more than $8 …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
Then & Now: Two-time Olympic qualifier Ian Waltz loving post-competition life
The metal platter came out of Ian Waltz’ hand and soared. And soared and soared some more.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Pullman residents say they want less sprawl, more green spaces
A majority of respondents to the Pullman Planning Commission’s series of Comprehensive Plan workshops in April preferred focusing on Pullman’s city center development – with minimal development of the Pullman-Moscow …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Watchdog recommends security measures after names, Social Security numbers stolen from WSU
A consumer watchdog group has recommended security measures for anyone who may be affected by the recent theft of sensitive data from a Washington State University research center.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Big win for supporters of new Moscow ice rink
In August, the Moscow City Council expressed its support for a new Palouse Ice Rink and its willingness to donate $1 million from the city’s Hamilton Fund to help pay …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Sneezing: Experts warn pollen levels especially high this year
It’s that time of year again: temperatures are rising, flowers are blooming and pollen allergy sufferers are miserable. And they should stock up on tissues and medication now, because experts …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Names, Social Security numbers and health information compromised in burglary at WSU storage unit
Sensitive data on roughly 1 million people – including names, Social Security numbers and personal health information – were compromised in a burglary in Olympia earlier this year. Washington State …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
WSU ends talks with firm developing plans for historic Jensen-Byrd building
Washington State University has stopped negotiations with the company given the green light to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd building near the downtown Spokane Riverpoint campus and will instead start over …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Tri-Cities residents open doors to WSU medical students
Tri-City residents opened their doors to the first round of WSU medical students in response to a Herald story about the need for more help.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
WSU seeks more host families for Iraqi students program in July
WSU’s Office of International Programs is in search of families or individuals to host 25 students from the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
WSU’s investigation into racist video hits dead end
Washington State University police have “hit a dead end” on who created a racist video that surfaced three weeks ago, but WSU President Kirk Schulz says he has “a lot …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
WSU task force recommends changes to student conduct code
After months of deliberation, a task force at Washington State University has proposed changes to the school’s student conduct code to make it fairer, less punitive and more transparent.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Volunteers needed to smoke pot for science
Researchers at Washington State University need volunteers for a study to develop a breathalyzer for pot.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:25 a.m.
Keith Moo-Young leaving WSU Tri-Cities’ top job
WSU Tri-Cities’ Chancellor Keith Moo-Young is stepping down.
Thu., May 11, 2017
100 years ago in Pullman: As men head to front lines of World War I, enrollment dips at Washington State
College authorities were alarmed at the exodus of young men from the campuses of Washington State College (now WSU), the University of Washington, and the University of Idaho. This was …
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Students in WSU medical school’s inaugural class all hail from Washington
The students accepted into Washington State University’s new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine are all from Washington. Students in the inaugural class start their studies this fall.
Mon., May 8, 2017
Ask Dr. Universe: Planets have different shapes and insides
Dear Dr. Universe: What do planets have inside? – Rhianna, 10, California Dear Rhianna,
Sat., May 6, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Regents OK multiple WSU construction projects; approve Doctor of Medicine degree at WSU Spokane
The Washington State University Board of regents voted Friday to approve design and construction budgets for two major construction projects on the Pullman campus.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
WSU’s Daily Evergreen wins SPJ award for best student newspaper
Washington State University’s student newspaper, the Daily Evergreen, was awarded the Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper in Region 10 by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Details of University of Idaho rocket fuel explosion slow to emerge
A faculty adviser to Washington State University’s Aerospace Club said the club decided a full year ago to not to test its own rocket fuel.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
WSU President Kirk Schulz launches investigation into racist video
A racist video, much of which was filmed last year at a Trump rally at Washington State University, surfaced on social media this week, prompting outrage by students and another …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Professor accuses WSU of violations after he criticized cattle rancher, wolf pack removal
Washington State University professor and researcher Robert Wielgus filed a complaint against WSU on Thursday alleging the university has seriously damaged his academic career through the unwarranted use of suppression, …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 6 a.m.
WSU researchers create atoms with negative mass in hopes of aiding nuclear fission
Physicists at Washington State University have created atoms that temporarily have negative mass, a discovery meaning they accelerate backward when pushed forward.
Mon., May 1, 2017
Ask Dr. Universe: Climate change can affect all of us
The warming air can make like difficult on land and sea.