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Nationally recognized land-grant research university providing undergraduate and graduate education
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TEACHING: WSU researchers say instructors can stop worrying about evaluation revenge as long as they use classroom practices that students perceive as 'fair.' See WSU News, https://news.wsu.edu/2018/06/13/fair-classroom-practices-disarm-threat-evaluation-retaliation-teachers/

#teahers #teaching #evaluations #education #WSU

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Jim Harbertson sees through rosé colored glasses. Finely tuned shades and hues ranging from blush and coral to berry jam. Harbertson, a wine researcher at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is an expert in the science of pink-esque pretty. See WSU News, https://news.wsu.edu/2018/05/21/50-shades-of-rose/

#rosé #wine #Washingtonwine #viticulture #enology #vineyard #WSU

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BARLEY AND BEER: WSU-bred barleys provide brewers with opportunities to create improved and unique Northwest beer flavors. See WSU News, https://news.wsu.edu/2018/05/15/barleys-and-beer/

#barley #beer #brewing #malt #WSU #GoCougs

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ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY: The National Science Foundation appointed Washington State University’s Stephanie Hampton to a 2-4-year position as division director for the NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology. See https://lnkd.in/gfBfhP5
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HEALTH LABORATORY ON A PHONE: WSU researchers develop low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that quickly detects 12 common viral and bacterial infections with 99 percent accuracy. See WSU News, https://news.wsu.edu/2018/04/24/smart-phone-detects-infections/

#medicine #nursing #health #publichealth #smartphone #technology #WSU

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CHILLING BEE COLONY COLLAPSE: Refrigeration is being used by WSU researchers on 100 honey bee colonies to trigger mid-season hibernation,
reduce varroa mites and prevent colony collapse. https://news.wsu.edu/2018/04/23/refrigerating-honey-bees-fight-colony-collapse/

#bees #entomology #pollination #colonycollapse #agriculture #WSU

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CANNABIS RESEARCH: In a first-of-a-kind study, Washington State University scientists examined how peoples’ self-reported levels of stress, anxiety and depression were affected by smoking different strains and quantities of cannabis. See WSU News, https://news.wsu.edu/2018/04/19/assessing-cannabis-affects-emotional-well/

#cannabis #marijuana #stress #anxiety #depression #WSU

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INSECT INVASION: Stink bugs pose a major threat in Washington state and across the nation, gorging on vegetables, fruit trees, nuts and ornamental plants. Since 2010, they’ve taken up residence in 21 Washington counties. See WSU News, https://news.wsu.edu/2018/04/17/destructive-stink-bugs-taking-state-swarm/

#agriculture #farming #insects #entomology #WSU

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ARCHITECTURE: Paul Hirzel's work will be featured at the 2018 Venice Biennale, the most prestigious international architecture exhibition in the world. Despite his many awards, Hirzel, a professor of architecture at WSU, notes: “If the places I have designed bring you joy, that is my greatest accomplishment.” See WSU News, https://news.wsu.edu/2018/04/12/hirzel-projects-featured-top-architectural-exhibition/

#architecture #Venice Biennale #PaulHirzel #WSU #design #GoCougs

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