April 12, 1999
MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Larison, 509/372-7319, jlarison@beta.tricity.wsu.edu

WSU TRI-CITIES STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM APRIL 15
        
TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- The first Washington State University at Tri-Cities Student Research Symposium set for 3-6 p.m., Thursday, April 15, in the West Building Atrium, is open to the public.
        Graduate and undergraduate research in a variety of programs will be displayed and students will be available for questions about their work from 3-4 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the best presentations at 3 p.m.
        Visitors can meet the minds behind research such as "Goldilocks and the 25 Kindergartners: Using Folktales in Kindergarten English as a Second Language Instruction," "The After-Effects of Downsizing: How the Survivors of Downsizing Communicate Their Reactions" and "Consequence of West Antarctic Ice Sheet in Response to Global Warming."
        Judging the event are Gerald Hazelbauer, Pullman chair, WSU Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Harry Boston, vice president at Lockheed Martin Hanford; and David Shaw, future superintendent of Pasco Schools.
        The Multicultural Club of WSU Tri-Cities will provide free refreshments. For more information, contact Victor Medina at 509/372-7376, Valarie Dickinson at 509/372-7176 or Russ Westphal at 509/372-7296.
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Note for media: interviews with students can be scheduled for noon-3 p.m.


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