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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities 100-B area of the Hanford Site. RICHLAND, Wash. – In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Hanford Site, Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Hanford History Project will host and partner to offer several activities throughout the month of September that provide a...

Richland, WA – “I’ve always wanted to talk about things I find cool.” Since his first taste of teaching younger kids while in high school, Allan Felsot has loved passing along science knowledge and information. And the WSU entomology professor’s love of science shines through decades later. “Being...

Interested in a career in engineering? Check out the ABET-accredited and nationally recognized WSU Tri-Cities engineering programs at tricities.wsu.edu/engineering. By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A team of Washington State University Tri-Cities student mechanical engineers partnered with Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) to design a prototype...

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture RICHLAND, Wash. – Modeling the shape and movement of near-Earth asteroids is now up to 25 times faster thanks to new Washington State University research. The WSU scientists improved the software used to track thousands of near-Earth asteroids...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities recently signed an agreement with Valdemar Family Wine Estates to explore educational opportunities for international collaboration in the field of wine science. Jesús Martínez Bujanda Mora, CEO of Valdemar Family Wine Estates, and WSU Tri-Cities...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities A new book by a Washington State University Tri‑Cities associate professor of history examines the complex relationship between religion, race, and government‑led antipoverty initiatives, and how this complex dynamic resonates in today’s political situation. WSU Tri-Cities history professor Robert Bauman In his book,...

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 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...