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WSU Spokane professors create winery, escape
March 19, 2018

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

phillip and patricia butterfieldSPOKANE, Wash. – Patricia and Phillip Butterfield, both professors in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University in Spokane, have spent their careers focused on public health and the environment.

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March 13: White Lecture features national institute researcher
February 14, 2018

By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy 

SPOKANE, Wash. – Richard Okita, a program director with the National Institutes of Health National Institute of General Medical Sciences, will present the 2018 Allen I. White Lecture at noon Tuesday, March 13, in the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building Walgreens Auditorium on the WSU Spokane campus.

The power of love: When heartbreak gets physical
February 12, 2018

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

SPOKANE, Wash. – Heartache. Heartsick. More than metaphors from love songs and romance novels, they can also portray a real medical condition.

2017 WSU Photo Year in Review
February 7, 2018

The amazing talents of WSU staff photographers Robert Hubner, Shelly Hanks and Dean Hare are on display in this highlight reel of 2017. Enjoy!

Joshua Neumiller takes on national diabetes leadership role
February 6, 2018

By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy,

SPOKANE, Wash. – Joshua Neumiller, professor of pharmacotherapy at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy, has been named chair of the Professional Practice Committee for the American Diabetes Association. 

Student conduct task force submits recommendations
February 6, 2018

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Student Conduct Process Task Force has submitted 32 recommendations designed to make the university’s student conduct process reflect best practices nationally.

Campus climate issues addressed by faculty, staff, students
February 2, 2018

PULLMAN, Wash. – Five working groups comprised of more than 110 Washington State University students, faculty and staff have begun meeting to develop recommendations for creating a more inclusive and welcoming community at WSU campuses system-wide.

Betty M. Anderson
January 29, 2018

SPOKANE, Wash. – Betty M. Anderson, one of the founders of the Washington State University College of Nursing and one of the first inductees into the Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame, died Aug. 13, 2017, at the age of 99.

WSU study to test sleep technology in chronic insomnia
January 23, 2018

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research

SPOKANE, Wash. – If you spend your nights staring at the bedroom ceiling, you’re not alone. About a quarter of U.S. adults suffer from insomnia, which significantly impacts their quality of life.

Epigenetics study helps focus search for autism risk factors
January 16, 2018

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research

SPOKANE, Wash. – Scientists have long tried to pin down the causes of autism spectrum disorder. Recent studies have expanded the search for genetic links from identifying genes toward epigenetics, the study of factors that control gene expression and looks at chemical modifications of DNA and the proteins associated with it.