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Cougs step up, break giving records during #CougsGive 2021
Washington State University alumni and friends stepped up in a big way!
Canine companions still needed for Dog Aging Project research
Looking for local and regional canine participants to be part of the Dog Aging Project.
Mending Butch’s broken legs
Exactly how Butch, a Labrador-retriever mix, ended up alone and suffering with two broken legs is anyone’s guess.
WSU researchers look to quantify dairy cow health and wellbeing
WSU researchers are using a human medical technique to measure the impact of common diseases affecting dairy cows.
WSU veterinary college consistently an NIH top-funded school
The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine ranked No. 6 among veterinary colleges nationally for National Institutes of Health research funding last year.
WSU veterinarians help save rare California condor
Takihin is just one of roughly 500 of her species alive.
COVID‑19 vaccine questions answered in new WSU video series
With eligibility for the COVID‑19 vaccines expanding, a new four‑part video series from WSU examines common questions and concerns.
WSU veterinarians: Don’t buy a rabbit this Easter
Idaho documented its first case of a fatal viral disease in wild rabbits.
Protein may be key to blocking a nauseating bacterium
WSU researchers have discovered a protein that could be key to blocking the most common bacterial cause of human food poisoning in the United States.
DVM student finally a U.S. citizen
Michael Micheal couldn’t help but cry when he learned he would become a U.S. citizen.
New treatment helps paralyzed dog walk again
The doorbell rings, shattering a moment of rare silence in a home enlivened by two young boys and a pair of hunting dogs.
Four longtime college faculty, staff to receive Showcase awards
Making teaching matter
For Steve Hines, it was Mrs. Ellen Walters, his fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Walter Shade Elementary School in West Carrollton, Ohio, that brought together his love for animals and science.
Kangaroos need care, too
Veterinarians last week at Washington State University were paid a visit by an animal 8,000 miles from its natural habitat
WSU sampling wastewater to help contain spread of COVID‑19
Wastewater samples from Pullman campus are being regularly collected and screened as part of the university’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
A sanctuary for snakes
Inside a 13- by 15-foot space in Dr. Nickol Finch’s backyard, 32 snakes slither.
Listen to the bats
In the latest episode of Washington State Magazine’s podcast Viewscapes, Washington State University researchers Stephanie Seifert and Michael Letko explain how bats could be a key to help prevent a future pandemic.
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Dr. Universe: Why do dogs and cats spin around before they sit down?
That’s a great observation about cats and dogs. Even I wasn’t sure why cats spin around before they sit down, so I took your question to my friend Dr. Jessica Bell.
Standing by for a surge
If COVID-19 testing on the Palouse reaches surge capacity, it’s on three 2020 Coug graduates to step up and help meet the demand.
WSU students, faculty on the frontlines extending support across the state
From hospitals and healthcare facilities to people’s homes and communities, Cougs are making a difference across the state of Washington during this pivotal time.
Originally created in 1936 by Randall Johnson, the Cougar Head remains a unique and distinguished part of the WSU identity.