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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...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Fulbright scholar Fitria is using her educational experience at Washington State University Tri-Cities and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to find new and improved ways of creating successful biofuels and bioproducts. Fitria, a Fulbright Scholar studying at WSU Tri-Cities, is researching pretreatment methods...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – After taking one class at a time over a 40-year journey, Washington State University Tri-Cities business administration alumna Vanessa Moore said she now has a sense of professional security and knowledge she can utilize throughout the remainder of...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A group of Washington State University Tri-Cities education students and current teachers are the first to benefit from a new course focused on how to teach computer science in the K-12 classroom. Teachers and education students in the new...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Computer science students at Washington State University Tri-Cities are partnering with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to create a software that will improve data processing to help identify cancer and other health biomarkers in real-time. The Pacific Northwest National...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Vincent Danna (’17) was in middle school when he lost all of his hair. He suffers from a condition known as alopecia universalis, which is when the immune system mistakenly attacks the hair follicles. His personal struggle led him...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities Firestone RICHLAND, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities is developing a teacher endorsement program in computer science that has attracted a $49,000 grant from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and a matching contribution from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Currently, there is no teaching...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A method of converting a biofuel waste product into a usable and valuable commodity has been discovered by researchers at Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Converting algae to biofuels is a two-step process. The first, developed by PNNL,...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities The United States power grid is connected by more than 450,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines to provide electricity to more than 300 million people. But as the saying goes, with great power, comes great responsibility. Yousu Chen – PNNL With the increase...