Rural youths who drink heavily are more likely to carry a handgun

In the rural U.S., young people who drink heavily are more likely to carry a handgun, according to a recent study by researchers at WSU and other universities.

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WSU School of Food Science hosts extrusion workshop for food processing industry professionals

A three-day extrusion workshop on the WSU Pullman campus educated food processing professionals on topics including extrusion processing ingredients and shelf stability of extruded products.

WSU human development scientist elected as Society for Prevention Research president

As the newest Society for Prevention Research president, WSU human development scientist Brittany Cooper hopes to make an even more extensive impact on community wellbeing.

Karina Gallardo, Colette Casavant honored with 2023 DEI awards

Karina Gallardo and Colette Casavant are the 2023 recipients of the inaugural Faculty and Staff Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence Awards, respectively, from WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences.

WSU, WSDA to help small, diverse businesses succeed through new regional food center

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and the Washington State Department of Agriculture have partnered with the new Northwest and Rocky Mountain Regional Food Business Center, launched by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help smaller, diverse farms, ranches, and food businesses access new markets and navigate federal, state, and local resources. Led by Colorado […]

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Community prevention systems can reduce gun violence among youth in rural areas

Firearm injury is the primary cause of death for U.S. children and adolescents. WSU, the University of Washington, and Arizona State University have partnered to examine how early prevention systems in communities can change that sobering statistic.

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WSU viticulture Extension specialist receives award, promotion to full professorship

WSU Viticulture Professor and Extension Specialist Michelle Moyer has been promoted to full professorship and recognized with the Faculty Excellence in Extension Award.

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