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WSU ecosystem sciences students to study environmental sustainability at Danish university

Brooke Stutzer and Ellie Watts, ecosystem sciences seniors at WSU, will spend the fall 2024 semester studying abroad at Denmark’s Aarhus University. The experience is part of a two-year pilot program that advances international education and research collaboration in environmental sustainability.

Panoramic shot of trees and buildings on the waterfront in the city of Aarhus, Denmark.

WSU crop sciences graduate receives fellowship a second time

Olufunke Ayegbidun is researching the specific genes responsible for high levels of iron and zinc in wheat. She is also exploring how wheat varieties with those genes can be bred faster, making them more nutritious and beneficial for consumption.

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New Clif Bar and King Arthur Baking Company Endowed Chair to lead WSU Breadlab

Kevin Murphy will lead the WSU Breadlab as the new Clif Bar and King Arthur Baking Company Endowed Chair in Organic Grain Breeding and Innovation.

Kevin Murphy- grain field

WSU economists seek stakeholder input in review of Snake River breaching analysis

Scientists with Washington State University’s Freight Policy Transportation Institute will reach out to regional stakeholders as part of a newly launched independent review of a state-contracted analysis of transport impacts from potential breaching of four lower Snake River dams. The review calls for engagement with representatives from agriculture, tourism, ports, and other industries that would […]

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WSU wine science department to debut new curriculum in fall 2024

Starting this fall, Washington State University viticulture and enology undergraduates will experience a revitalized curriculum that comprehensively prepares them for wine industry careers.

Three students reach into a metal machine that holds clusters of wine grapes.