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By Elinor Lake, intern, WSU Tri-Cities communications RICHLAND, Wash. – Former professor and long-time WSU Tri-Cities donor Ronald Kathren and his wife Susan have donated a huge collection of radiological books to WSU Tri-Cities. Several books as part of the Ronald and Susan Kathren Radiological and Affiliated...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Mechanical engineering students in a Washington State University Tri-Cities capstone course worked with a university arts professor to design and construct a moving tree sculpture that presents the unfortunate realities of the use and discarding of plastic in...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A team at Washington State University Tri-Cities is studying how to transplant fungi to restore native plant populations in the Midwest and Northwest. Undergraduate student Catalina Yepez prepares a DNA sample in a lab at WSU Tri-Cities. Mycorrhizal fungi form...

They’re piloting drones over Washington vineyards, turning wood waste into jet fuel, and deploying thermal cameras to breed crops that resist drought. Their ideas launch businesses, transform agriculture and help feed a growing planet. Students and faculty in Biological Systems Engineering, ranked among the best in...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Embracing the ‘power of partnerships,’ the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Washington State University today announced the formation of the WSU-PNNL Institutes — a collection of three joint institutes that will advance science and technology in nuclear science and technology, advanced...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University Tri-Cities professor aims to pinpoint underpinnings of evolutionary success by analyzing the skull morphology of a handful of fish species. Jim Cooper, WSU Tri-Cities assistant professor of biological sciences, recently received a $250,000 National Science...

RICHLAND, Wash. – The apartments currently being constructed on the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus are now taking applications for when they open this fall. The apartments, known as The Brelsford Vineyards, are scheduled to open in August 2018 in time for fall semester at WSU Tri-Cities. For more information and to apply, visit http://tri-cities.dabcomgmt.com/.  The apartments, which will...