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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Kylie Chiesa, this year’s Washington State University Tri-Cities valedictorian, has always felt she had a special connection to children with developmental and physical disabilities. She began working as a life-skills helper in high school and with her school’s Buddy...

By Maegan Murray A team from Washington State University Tri-Cities placed 17th recently during the SAE Aero Design Competition in Fort Worth, Texas. The WSU Tri-Cities mechanical engineering team poses with the airplane they designed and competed with at the SAE Aero Design Competition. The team, composed of senior...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A team from Washington State University Tri-Cities took third place among 21 teams at the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge’s finals this week for their creation and business model presentation of a technology that converts lignin, a natural...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities Before LIGO announced that it had made its second-ever observance of gravitational waves last year, further proving Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, Daniel Cain was one of the few who already knew. Cain, an engineering student at Washington State University Tri-Cities, took...