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VIDEOS FOR SUMMER 2017

Washington State University history and traditions—A slideshow – A 47-minute audiovisual PowerPoint history of WSU told through pictures from 1890 up until the 2000s. The presentation covers all major happenings from Rose Bowl appearances and the Martin Stadium fire to WSU traditions like “Hello Walk” and ringing the Victory Bell. This is a replication of the slideshow presentation that Bob Smawley gave on many occasions at WSU.

VIDEOS FOR SPRING 2017

Heart Strings: The Story of the Kamaka ‘Ukulele – For nearly 100 years, Kamaka and Sons’ ‘ukuleles, produced from their tiny shop in Honolulu, have been the gold standard for ‘ukuleles worldwide. (PBS Hawaii)

WSU Icons of the Century – A Pac-12 Conference video featuring Jeanne Eggart-Helfer and other Cougar athletes, in recognition of 100 years of the conference.

Andante – Ruth Boden hikes and plays cello in the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon in Gavin Carter’s extraordinary short film, Andante. (Vimeo)

VIDEOS FOR WINTER 2016

Biofuels: A living laboratory

Crawling skin

Ask Dr. Universe: How do you make biofuels?

VIDEOS FOR FALL 2016

Kristi Molnar-Nelson takes back her life

Veteran Kristi Molnar-Nelson invited us to a counseling session with her psychiatrist Matt Layton, a Washington State University clinical associate professor, at a Spokane methadone clinic where she’s being treated for opioid addiction.

Read about addictions and therapy in “The Epidemic.”

 

OTHER VIDEOS FOR FALL 2016

Bottling Day for Cougar III wine

Follow Cougar III wine through its bottling day at Bergevin Lane Winery. Read more about Cougar III in “Three’s a charm.” Video produced by WSU Video Services

 

Harvard glass flowers and Bohemian lampwork glassblowing

“From Dresden to Pullman, WSU’s Harvard glass flowers connection” article with a short introductory video

 

Imagine Tomorrow 2016

A look at some of the participants at the 2016 Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow competition, along with the winning projects. Read more about Imagine Tomorrow in “Kids solving the unsolvable.” Video produced by WSU Video Services

VIDEO FOR SUMMER 2016

Stretchable electronics breakthrough

Rahul Panat, an engineering professor at Washington State University’s Voiland College, and his colleagues Professor Indranath Dutta and graduate student Yeasir Arafat, recently demonstrated a significant advance in flexible electronics by showing that the metal indium, deposited as a thin film on a polymer substrate, can be stretched to twice its length without breaking—“a quantum improvement,” Panat says, over current methods.

Read about wearable electronics and flexible conductors in “Smart Couture.”

VIDEO FOR SPRING 2016

Highlights of Steve Gleason’s career

See more Steve Gleason ’00 videos

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE FOR WINTER 2015

Makin’ Cider

A visit to Bishop Orchard in Garfield, Washington to make cider the old-fashioned way promises a fun time for all ages.

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE FOR FALL 2015

Restoring chaos on the Tucannon River

Salmon and other fish need cool, deep pools to spawn and survive in waterways like Washington’s Tucannon River. Washington State University researchers and their colleagues are measuring whether intentional logjams and stream reconstruction is creating better habitat for fish.

 

OTHER VIDEOS FOR FALL 2015

Cybersecurity and the smart grid

Chen-Ching Liu, Anjan Bose, Adam Hahn, and the other researchers at Washington State University’s Energy Systems Innovation Center explain the smart grid and how to safeguard it from hacking and natural disasters, with redundancy and testing. Videos produced by the WSU Video Team.

Dr. Dan Doornink’s football career

Highlights of the football career of Dan Doornink ’78, with the Seattle Seahawks and the WSU Cougars. Videos produced by Seattle Seahawks Legends and WSU Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.

The Rebirth of Fukushima

Japanese farmer Kenichi Okubo lost everything due to the Fukushima nuclear disaster on March 11, 2011. Thanks to University of Tokyo soil scientists and Colin Campbell ’95, Okubo is getting back to farming. Video produced by Decagon Devices, Inc.

 

Visit the WSM YouTube channel for past videos.