Master Gardeners started at Washington State University 50 years ago.
Watch videos from Master Gardeners and WSU commemorating this anniversary of the volunteer gardening program with such an impact. (Videos produced by the WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences)
Seeds of a Movement
Making a Difference in Today’s World
Looking Ahead to Vibrant Future
Agility dogs perform amazing physical feats but like all athletes, there are risks.
Debra Sellon, a professor at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, owns and trains agility dogs. She recognized the risks to dogs and cofounded the Agility Dog Health Network.
Sellon explains more about agility dog health below, followed by videos of competitions, how to get into agility dog training, and a dog that’s, well, not really following the agility rules.
Agility Dog Health Network (WSU Veterinary Medicine)
More about the Agility Dog Health Network
Best of 2022 Masters Agility Championships from Westminster Kennel Club (FOX … » More …
The potential of 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, could help humans colonize Mars, improve medical implants, and help teachers.
Check out videos and stories about some of the 3D printing innovations at Washington State University.
Read about WSU innovations in 3D printing and additive manufacturing in “It all adds up,” Summer 2023 issue.
The potential of 3D printing on Mars (WSU News, 2022)
WSU researchers use 3-D printer to make parts from moon rock
(WSU News, November 28, 2012)
3D prints may guide vets through risky brain surgery (WSU Insider, April 5, 2022)
What exactly are cohousing and intentional communities?
Cohousing is a way of living where people choose to share space with their neighbors, get to know them, and look after them.
Architect Grace Kim (’93 Arch.) explains the idea, and its many benefits, in her 2017 TED Talk video below. Continue on for more resources on cohousing.
It takes a village (WSM, Summer 2023)
Cohousing communities and more information at the Cohousing Association of the United States
The Edgewater Hotel in Seattle hosted rock and roll royalty from the Beatle to Led Zeppelin and Nirvana. Students from Washington State University Everett pulled together photos and stories to share that incredible musical history.
Read more in “Encoring Seattle’s Edge.”
Produced by the Edgewater Hotel, with material gathered by WSU students
Stories from the Edgewater
History and legends at the Edgewater. Here’s a sample:
In 1964, at the height of Beatlemania, few hotels would host the Fab 4. During their world tour, however, The Edgewater welcomed them. An ambulance was used to … » More …
Jason Hanson booted his way into football history over more than two decades on the gridiron.
He set college records as the Cougar placekicker at Washington State University, then went on to even more in professional football during his 21 years with the Detroit Lions.
By the numbers
57.1 percent of field goals completed from 50 yards or greater (remains a Pac-12 Conference record)
Most field goals from 50 yards or more (20), and 40 yards or more (39) in NCAA football
62-yard field goal against UNLV in 1991 is still a WSU and Pac-12 record
WSU records: Second … » More …
The mission of the Fallen Cougars Project is to create a digital memorial to the 250 Washington State College World War II war dead. By researching and displaying short biographical portraits, the Fallen Cougars Project aims to reintroduce these largely forgotten WSC students into the 21st century Cougar Nation.
Through historical film footage and interviews, student researchers and project director Ray Sun, associate professor of history at Washington State University Pullman, explore the meaning of the project and what it means to them personally.
Visit the Fallen Cougars Project website.
Also read about the project, veterans, and some … » More …
The robots are coming…to an orchard or field near you.
Robots, drones, and automation are part of the smart agriculture movement with the aim of creating the farms of the future.
Watch some of the robots in action…
Robotic apple harvester making headway (Good Fruit Grower, January 14, 2022)
Automatic fruit picker demonstration by FF Robotics (Good Fruit Grower, 2017)
Mechanical pollination trials on a commercial cherry crop (Good Fruit Grower, 2016)
Featuring WSU horticulturist Matthew Whiting at the Prosser-based WSU research orchard
LaserWeeder implement (Carbon Robotics, … » More …