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Podcasts at Washington State University

Food safety, science answers for kids, WSU stories—listen to podcasts from Washington State University.

Ask Dr. Universe
This podcast investigates science questions from kids around the world, much like its related column.

Stories from Washington State Magazine take you into the lives, research, and experiences of the WSU community, where Cougs from all over talk with us about everything from new ideas and fascinating memories to books and food.

Food Safety in a Minute
This minute-long podcast from WSU Extension offers handy, easy-to-apply tips to avoid food-borne illness. The “sight-and-smell test” isn’t a reliable way of detecting pathogens, and this series delves into all kinds of issues—from holiday food safety to packing school lunches, how to store canned food, and more.

Wheat Beat
Drew Lyon explores the world of small grain production and research with WSU professors, researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture, and more. Lyon is the endowed chair of Small Grains Extension and Research, focusing on weed science, in WSU’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. Episodes run about 10 minutes and discuss everything from herbicide-resistant weeds to oil seeds to root rot, and developing malt barley varieties for local maltsters and craft beer brewers.

Inside Industry
This series from WSU’s Innovation and Research Engagement Office discusses working with industry partners to fund research. The first episode features Brian Kraft, vice president of IREO. Sheryl McGrath, associate state director of the Washington Small Business Development Center, talks about what the center does to support small businesses in the second. Other guests include psychology professor Masha Gartstein, head of the Gartstein Temperament Lab at WSU, and Amit Dhingra, leader of the Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors and interim chair for WSU’s Horticulture Department.

WSU Coors Light Cougar Podcast
Join WSU Football’s Chief of Staff-Super Dave Emerick, All-Pac/NFL QB Alex Brink, Coug great and NFL FB Jedzilla Collins, and play-by-play voice Matt Chazanow at the round table. Welcome to the huddle!!

fly on the wall
fly on the wall is a podcast containing conversations where WSU Fine Arts Professor Squeak Meisel chats with artists. Most are in conjunction with the WSU Department of Fine Arts and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art visiting artist programs.

Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella
Insightful conversations to connect and learn about the humanity in us by exploring culture, identity and art. Hosted by Northwest Public Broadcasting’s Sueann Ramella.