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WSU’s cannabis research center names new leaders

The new director of the Center for Cannabis Policy, Research, and Outreach, David Gang, and the new assistant director, Tracy Klein, have complementary expertise in plant biochemistry and human health.

Outreach program aims to recruit future physicians

A Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine mentorship program intended to inspire students to enter health sciences careers will enroll 155 new junior and high school students from Stevens County this year.

Tribal connection inspires efforts to save salmon

Studying toxic runoff to help save iconic salmon species, Stephanie Blair draws on science as well as the knowledge and connections of her Native American community.

Scouting for a forgotten few

WSU historian Ryan Booth sheds light on the largely forgotten history of the Northern Cheyenne and White Mountain Apache who served as scouts for the U.S. Army from 1866–1947.

Voting hubs bring democratic engagement to WSU

The hubs are designed to make voting simple by providing a space where people can register to vote, learn about what’s on the ballot, and submit completed ballots.