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George R. “Bob” Pettit ’52—A profile in persistence George R. “Bob” Pettit ’52, a Regents Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient and prominent cancer researcher and chemist, has faced an uphill climb in his quest for cancer-fighting compounds.
Categories: Chemistry, Alumni
Tags: Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award, Cancer, Research
Posts for Summer 2012
Special bondThose of us who attended Washington State University (or College) have a special bond. This is our experience and memories of our time there.Sometimes those thoughts are made even more poignant by an article such as “Categories: Alumni, WSU history
Tags: Research, Buildings, Martin Stadium
We delve into WSU's rich intellectual history, listing some of the great ideas and discoveries that have come out of our institution.
Categories: WSU history, WSU faculty, Agriculture, Biological sciences, Social sciences
Tags: Research, Science history, Innovation, Scientists
WSU Big Ideas, Discoveries, Creations, Conceptions, People (a suggestive list)
The Uniqueness of Pacific Northwest Flora and Fauna C.V. PiperLargely self-taught as a naturalist, Piper believed he needed to classify the flora and fauna of the PNW so other scientists could better understand the uniqueness of area. Published F...
Categories: WSU faculty, WSU history
Tags: Innovation, Scientists, Science history, Research
Skagit Valley studies
Categories: WSU students, Agriculture
Straight shot to a breakthrough? Don't count on it
There are two sides to everything, says entomologist William Snyder of his biocontrol research. Along the way to developing a “practical” approach for crop defense, he answered a fundamental evolutionary question: Why are there so many species?
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Research, Innovation
Borrowing nature's designs
In Michael Knoblauch's lab, the gap between fundamental research and practical applications is a narrow one.Knoblauch studies the inner workings of phloem (FLOAM), the channels that transport water and nutrients throughout a plant. Research doesn'...
Categories: Botany, Biological sciences
Taking it to the limit
The Kuzyk limit, that is. And to think it started with just a few doodles.
Categories: Mathematics, Physics
Tags: Light, Research
Opening minds, setting lives on course
Some believe that the ability to teach and inspire is simply a gift that you either have or don't have. But WSU isn't just leaving it to chance.
Categories: WSU faculty, Education
Tags: Research, Teaching
WSU researchers attract record $184.2 million
New grant awards break the previous year's record by nearly 16 percent.
Categories: WSU faculty
Tags: Research, Money
Scientists and researchers honored by WSU
Washington State University created the Alumni Achievement Award in 1969 to honor alumni who have provided significant service and contribution to their profession, community, and/or WSU. In recent months, three individuals have been recognized.Ri...
Tags: Research, Alumni Achievement Award
Learning through collaborative research
In the world of research things aren't always what they seem, or are supposed to be. Psychology students at Washington State University learned that last spring while working together, interpreting data, and writing up results. At an undergraduate...
Minding her B's & T's
In the fast paced world of immunological research, it's not your p's and q's you have to mind, but your b's and t's. That's B cells and T cells, two of the main players in the complex orchestra that makes up your immune system. B. Paige Lawrence, ...
Categories: Biological sciences, Health sciences
Tags: Research, Immunology, Cells
Faculty research tops $100 million
Washington State University researchers conducted research valued at more than $100 million over the last year on projects that include a myriad subjects."We are proud of this achievement," says James N. Petersen, interim vice provost for research...
Categories: WSU faculty
Mystery of the Martian mummies
One of the last places you would expect to find teenage girls in the middle of July is a science classroom. But for Rachel Milhem, Romany Redman, and nine others, the Washington State University Spokane CityLab Young Women's Summer Science Camp la...
Tags: Science education, Research
George R. “Bob” Pettit ’52, a Regents Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient and prominent cancer researcher and chemist, has faced an uphill climb in his quest for cancer-fighting compounds.