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Students compete in baseball analytics conference

Students compete in baseball analytics conference

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Four WSU students participated in a competition over spring break at the Society for American Baseball Research Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Dante Ludlow, junior sports management major, said he found out about the competition while he searched for internships. WSU does not have a...

Spark hosts engineering competition

Spark hosts engineering competition

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Information Technology Services (ITS) will host a Mobile App Design Hack-A-Thon (MAD HAT) this weekend. Guy Westhoff, WSU Enterprise Systems director, said the hackathon will allow students to operate within the environment created by the development of a mobile app. The event will begin 8...

Technology fee proposals continue

Technology fee proposals continue

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Several groups presented proposals to the WSU Technology Fee Committee for possible funding. Lukas Cevetello, a representative for the electrical engineering and computer science school, presented a proposal for funds to update some of their technical equipment. There would be a fee of about $40...

Committee reviews budget proposals

Committee reviews budget proposals

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Technology Fee Committee discussed requests to use money from the annual student fee at its Technology Budget Review on Monday. Capital Budget Director Deborah Carlson said the student technology fee was instituted in 2015 and brings in about $640,000 a year for the university. She said...

Students discuss college admission scandal

Students discuss college admission scandal

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU students and members of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan (MEChA) discussed the recent national college admissions scandal and affirmative action during their meeting Monday night. Nallely Sanchez-Aguilar, MEChA co-chair showed a four-minute video from CBS Evening News, which explained...

New device furthers WSU research on thermal bacteria

New device furthers WSU research on thermal bacteria

SANDY VO, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

WSU graduate researchers worked with Montana State University (MSU) students to find an improved method of enriching thermophilic bacteria — bacteria that thrive in water with high temperatures — in their native environment. Abdelrhman Mohamed, WSU graduate research assistant, said WSU teamed...

WSU students take first in national construction competition

WSU students take first in national construction competition

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Construction Management team earned top rankings for their solution strategies in the Associated Schools of Construction competition in early February. Anne Anderson, WSU construction management assistant professor, said the virtual design and construction team competed with schools across...

Women in STEM hosts week of events

Women in STEM hosts week of events

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Women in STEM fields will have the chance to engage in networking opportunities this week. WSU Week of Women in STEM (WiSTEM) is free for all students, said Sandi Brabb, director of career services for the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. Attendees are required to register for the...

Board to increase campus living rates

Board to increase campus living rates

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Board of Regents unanimously approved a recommendation from the Housing and Dining Advisory Board to increase housing and dining rates on campus. New rates will not exceed 2.3 percent for those in residence halls and 2 percent for residents in on-campus apartments, said Phil Weiler, vice president...

Microscope allows three-dimensional reconstruction

Microscope allows three-dimensional reconstruction

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A new microscope is open for student and faculty use at the Franceschi Microscopy and Imaging Center (FMIC). FMIC staff scientist Daniel Mullendore said the Apreo VolumeScope is a scanning electron microscope (SEM) capable of taking thin sections of a biological sample, resulting in a three-dime...

Service guide to help faculty deal with student issues

Service guide to help faculty deal with student issues

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A Cougar Health Services representative discussed new resources faculty can use to help students with mental health Thursday at the Faculty Senate meeting. Jennifer Ellsworth, director of counseling and psychological services, said there has been a resource developed for WSU faculty to support some...

Researchers separate gas, combat climate change

Researchers separate gas, combat climate change

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU research team is working on solutions to climate change. A new process could capture and separate carbon dioxide from gases emitted from industrial processes. The main reason they are researching this separation is climate change. “CO2 is a greenhouse gas, right?” said Xiahui Zhang,...

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