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Corn stalks and waste, lying in the field.

Pilot project turns corn husks, stalks, leaves into jet fuel

WSU scientist joins national research team turning corn waste to sustainable fuel.
Young, small trees growing side-by-side attached to a trellis system.

Planting trees at the new WSU Horticulture Center

New trees have finally been planted at WSU's new Horticulture Center, replacing the old Tukey Orchard, that will serve as a hands-on, outdoor classroom.
Woman's hands using laptop, close up view.

WSU Extension joins partnership to make digital skills training accessible

WSU Extension partners with Wenatchee-based tech organization to give rural job seekers new skills.
Formal portrait of an elderly couple.

Longtime alumni bestow Distinguished Professorship gift

Alex and Beth Swantz established a distinguished professorship that will be used to improve teaching and learning for current WSU students.

Scientists study babies’ emotions to understand origins of risky behavior, depression

Washington State University researchers are launching a four-year study of babies’ emotional reactions and responses, seeking a greater understanding of how humans develop safe and unsafe behaviors. Funded by $602,043 grant from the National Science…
Sunrise with morning mist over scenic vineyard.

Northwest Center for Small Fruits Research funds new WSU wine research

Viticulture researchers at Washington State University will tackle vineyard and winery challenges, including red blotch virus, heat stress, and wine faults, with support from the Northwest Center for Small Fruits Research (NCSFR). The Center will…
One person sits in a chair at a table wearing a mask. Another person places pumpkins on the table. The background is a pumpkin patch.

Schedule time for U-pick pumpkins at WSU organic farm

Schedule a time to pick your own pumpkins at the WSU Eggert Family Orgnanic Farm.