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Summer Research Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement

WSU Research Symposium Aug. 3 to Feature 85 Undergraduates’ Posters

MEDIA CONTACT: Shelley Pressley, Director, WSU Office of Undergraduate Research, 509-335-5443,

PULLMAN, Wash. – Climate change, smart environments, biofuels, plant genomics, and more are topics to be featured at the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium at Washington State University, with poster presentations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fri., Aug. 3 in the Smith CUE Atrium.

Immediately preceding that poster session will be a keynote presentation at 9 a.m. in nearby Smith CUE 203 by Michael P. Wolcott, WSU Regents Professor of civil and environmental engineering, and associate vice president for research. Both events are open to the public at no charge. » More …

U.S. Undergraduates Showcase Summer Research at WSU Poster Event Aug. 2

Shelley Pressley, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-5443,

PULLMAN, Wash.—How does Grandpa remember little details necessary to plan a movie night out with Grandma? What’s the impact on rivers and aquatic creatures when biojet fuel is produced from wood products? What are the nutrient needs of microorganisms whose job is to keep farm soil stable?

These and about 70 more intriguing questions will be answered in person at the Tuesday, Aug. 2 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium from10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Smith CUE Atrium at Washington State University.

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