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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Students will highlight semester course projects, research and art as part of the fall Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition on Dec. 11 and 13 at Washington State University Tri-Cities. A student presents at the WSU Tri-CIties Undergraduate Research...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Six student projects were presented with $3,000 as part of the Chancellor’s Summer Scholars program to pursue research in academic fields including environmental and biological sciences, viticulture and enology, mechanical and electrical engineering and fine arts. The Chancellor’s Summer...

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...

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...

By Maegan Murray An immersive experience at Washington State University Tri-Cities has Amy Verderber, a biology teacher at Kamiakin High School, performing research that has tie-ins to medicine. Verderber studied biology in college before certifying to become a teacher, but she never got the opportunity to explore...