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A moment of celebration at Spokane Pride and Rainbow Festival 2019
Let this work heal
June 23, 2020

Esteban Herevia, an inclusion coordinator for the WSU College of Medicine, uses pride and faith to help communities, families and individuals recognize their power to create a culture of justice and diversity.

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Supreme Court ruling affirms DACA policy
June 19, 2020

President Kirk Schulz and other WSU leaders celebrated the Supreme Court ruling to block plans to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy as a victory for students at WSU and across the nation.

More Politics & Society

Vulnerable populations hardest hit in pandemic labor market
June 18, 2020

Racial and ethnic minorities, people born outside the U.S and women with children were three of the groups that experienced the largest declines in the likelihood of full‑time work and work hours, according to the WSU study.

Bucky McKenzie comes home
June 16, 2020

A staff member in the College of Medicine, McKenzie is a tireless advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and works with future doctors to be gender, trans and diversity inclusive.

Award to help schools be even more caring
June 12, 2020

Education Professor Jeff Walls thinks K-12 school district officials and policymakers need to play a greater role in addressing many of the wellbeing issues students struggle with.

Crowdsourcing our broadband access
May 14, 2020

WSU Stevens County Extension is working with the Spokane Tribe Telecom Exchange (STTX) to run a crowdsourcing project to determine who has residential internet service in Stevens County and the Spokane Tribe Reservation.

Surviving the coronavirus infodemic
April 1, 2020

Experts from Washington State University and the University of Washington will partner together for a livestream summit addressing coronavirus misinformation.

Detect coronavirus misinformation in 30 seconds
February 27, 2020

To combat potentially dangerous misinformation, WSU digital literacy expert Mike Caulfield has developed the SIFT method, a simple set of skills that can be used to quickly determine the real news from the fake.

Instagram’s virtual features have real relationship benefits
December 17, 2019

Young adults say that Instagram helps them develop friendships in real life, especially those who are more hesitant to try new experiences, according to a recent study by researchers in WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.