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Team Zephyr competes in health innovation

Team Zephyr competes in health innovation

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

March 11, 2020

Team Zephyr of WSU competed last week at the fifth annual Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge. The team consists of bioengineering students Jackson Rieb, Kathryn Lober and Sarah Schroeder. They were tasked with creating a solution for a problem the world faces today related to health. Accord...

Building the perfect beast

Building the perfect beast

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2020

Crimson Robotics president Daniel Goto has been putting in between 70-90 hours per week to work on “Pain Saw,” which is the robot his team will bring to this year’s BattleBots competition. “I think everyone who builds robots wants to go to BattleBots,” Goto said. “BattleBots is the Olym...

Research team makes batteries safer

Research team makes batteries safer

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2020

A WSU research team has created a way to make a high-energy battery which forgoes the safety issues found in lithium-ion batteries. Min-Kyu Song, WSU School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering assistant professor, led the research project. He said the research team developed a formula that prot...

Hacking away at the competition

Hacking away at the competition

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2020

Coding Pals and Error 404: Team Not Found got first place in their respective tiers during the annual CrimsonCode Hackathon which took place Feb. 22 and 23.  The hackathon was hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery. This was the eighth year the hackathon was hosted at WSU.  Nikola...

GPSA allocates money for kids’ science day

GPSA allocates money for kids’ science day

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen GPSA reporter

February 25, 2020

A representative from the WSU Women*s Center spoke to GPSA senators about resources available for students. Senators also approved to fund $1,000 for the Kids Science and Engineering Day. Women*s Center  Iris Alatorre, WSU Women*s Center program coordinator, said the center provides free items for s...

Engineering school secures $500K for research

Engineering school secures $500K for research

KAITLYN TEJERO, Evergreen reporter

February 18, 2020

Three researchers in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have received CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation. One of the award winners, Anamika Dubey, is an assistant professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. “This award is given...

Ready Player Pullman

Ready Player Pullman

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

February 12, 2020

Last week, students in Julie Hahn’s ninth grade English class took a field trip to Kansas without having to leave her classroom. The students sat in awe with virtual reality headsets hugging their faces as they toured historical Kansas. Pullman High School English teacher Julie Hahn said this was one ...

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