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WSU medical college notified of upcoming accreditation visit

By Doug Nadvornick, College of Medicine

Tomkowiak-80SPOKANE, Wash. – The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has been granted “candidate” status by its accrediting agency, which will send representatives to visit Washington State University Spokane this spring or summer. » More …

WSU Spokane selects Jensen-Byrd property developer

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

Jensen-Byrd-2-webSPOKANE, Wash. – JB LLC, a proposed limited liability corporation, has been selected as the developer that will have the opportunity to negotiate a ground lease of the Pine Street property on the Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane campus. » More …

Feb. 1-March 11: Black academic surgeons focus of exhibit

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

surgeonSPOKANE, Wash. – A traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine featuring the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education will be at the Washington State University Spokane library Feb. 1-March 11 for Black History Month in February. » More …

Our zigzaggy weather, explained

By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News

weathercatch(2) (2)SPOKANE, Wash. – If you live in the Inland Northwest, you know about its zigzaggy climate: One week we’re dressed in shorts, the next in coats; one day we’re opening umbrellas, the next we’re shoveling snow; one minute we’re wearing a hat, the next it’s whipped off by the wind. » More …

Tri-Cities, Spokane, Pullman honorees among MLK winners

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

MLK-awardeesPULLMAN, Wash. – Yuliya Ardasheva, an education professor at Washington State University Tri-Cities, and James Bledsoe, a longtime advocate for underrepresented students at WSU Pullman, are among those selected to receive the annual WSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award. » More …

WSU professor serves on national drug committees

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Baker-by-Lori-Maricle-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Danial Baker, associate dean and professor at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy, has been appointed to two subcommittees of a federal organization that sets standards for drug regulations. » More …