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RICHLAND, Wash. – The rising number of organic grape‑growing regions in the Pacific Northwest presents a new opportunity for wine marketing around the popular wine buzzword terroir, according to a new study by a Washington State University Tri‑Cities researcher. The term “terroir” derives from the French word “terre,”...

By Sandra Haynes, WSU Tri-Cities chancellor RICHLAND, Wash. – It has been exactly 30 years to the day since the Washington state legislature established Washington State University Tri-Cities, in addition to WSU campuses at Spokane and Vancouver and University of Washington campuses at Bothell and Tacoma. Chancellor...

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed an environmentally-friendly, plant-based material that for the first time works better than Styrofoam for insulation. WSU Tri-Cities post-doctoral researcher Peipei Wang attaches a cellulose mixture sample to a freeze...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Arthur Baranovskiy was in seventh grade when he broke his arm, an event that would serve as a catalyst for connecting him to his future career. WSU Tri-Cities electrical engineering student Arthur Baranovskiy stands by the solar panels and...

By WSU Government Relations The Legislature adjourned its 2019 session just before midnight Sunday, having approved budget compromises. Most notably, the Legislature fully funded WSU’s $14.4 million request for core funding to support the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The operating budget package completes funding for...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities undergraduate students will display semester and course research and art projects as part of the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition April 30 – May 3. Student present their psychology project during the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition...

WSU Tri-Cities Commencement RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will confer 352 degrees at its commencement ceremony beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Toyota Center, 7000 W. Grandridge Blvd. in Kennewick. Doors open at noon. The event is free to the public...