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Health & Medicine,
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Two Native American men
Study shows fewer American Indians getting heart disease
November 7, 2019

Findings from the study—which looked for changes across a span of 25 years—also suggest that fewer Native men are dying from heart-disease-related events, such as heart attacks and strokes.

Coug Life
An American flag gently waving in front of a WSU-themed background.
WSU Insider will be back Nov. 12
November 8, 2019

Enjoy the three‑day weekend while pausing to honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Fresh posting to WSU Insider will resume Tuesday.

Benefits & Training
Open enrollment period for WSU employees.
Open Enrollment set for November
October 29, 2019

This is the one time each year that changes can be made to your benefits without the occurrence of a special event such as a job change, marriage or other qualifying circumstances.

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Campus and Community

WSU veterinary student crowned Miss Idaho USA
November 8, 2019

Kim Layne, 25, plans to use the platform to inform the public on the stigmas and attitudes associated with neurological conditions – something she’s experienced personally since she was diagnosed with narcolepsy, a chronic sleep disorder causing daytime drowsiness.

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Science & Technology

Closeup of Maria Gartstein
Building a new generation of female leaders in higher ed
October 28, 2019

With the help of a $1.2 million NSF grant, a WSU psychologist is leading a new program to empower women to seek career advancement and leadership opportunities in higher education throughout the northwest.

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Food & Agriculture

Juhi Patel places packages in an incubator.
Getting mac and cheese to Mars
September 24, 2019

WSU scientists have developed a way to triple the shelf life of ready-to-eat macaroni and cheese, a development that could have benefits for everything from space travel to military use.

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Health & Medicine

Student pharmacists with Erica Liebelt.
Want to become an expert in snake bites?
November 7, 2019

WSU pharmacy students learned about a career as a specialist in poison information from Erica Liebelt, executive and medical director of the Washington Poison Center and WSU clinical professor.

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Announcements

Nov. 13 sport management research meeting: Henry Evans, J.D., M.A. on esports immigration alternatives for international gamers
November 11, 2019

Henry Evans, J.D., M.A., an instructor of the sport management program at Washington State University, will speak in the third and final sport management research meeting of the fall 2019 semester. His presentation, “Esports Immigration Alternatives for International Gamers,” will occur 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, in Cleveland Hall 255 in Pullman.

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