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Working to overcome the “baby penalty”
March 12, 2018

Biologist Stephanie Porter urges conference organizers to consider the needs of colleagues who can’t attend gatherings because they’re caring for children.

Feedback sought on WSU Alert test
March 8, 2018

The latest test of the WSU Alert System reached 16,280 students, faculty and staff within five minutes via text, phone and email.

Sexual harassment, gender stereotypes prevalent among youth
March 8, 2018

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – Young women enrolled in high schools and colleges told Washington State University researchers that people routinely make sexual comments, both in-person and online, about them and their bodies.

Stacey J.T. Hust, associate professor in WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, and Kathleen Boyce Rodgers, associate professor in WSU’s Department of Human Development, talked with more than 100 young people from across Washington state in focus groups about media and their romantic and sexual relationships. Hust and Rodgers also conducted in-depth interviews with 16 individuals.

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Developing technologies for Hanford site
March 1, 2018

Projects include an autonomous vehicle that analyzes radioactive vapors to protect Hanford workers and ultra high-performance concrete to safely immobilize solid secondary wastes.