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Vancouver researcher lands distinguished NIH award

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Postdoctoral research fellow Jordan Blacktop is the first WSU Vancouver researcher to receive a prestigious Pathway to Independence award from the National Institutes of Health.

Blacktop, Ph.D., has been awarded $105,585 for his project “Role of Lateral Hypothalmic Area Perineuronal Nets in the Reinstatement of Cocaine-Seeking Behavior.”

The purpose of this NIH program is to increase and maintain a strong cohort of new and talented, NIH-supported, independent investigators.

Contact:

  • Brenda Alling, director of marketing and communication, WSU Vancouver, 360-546-9601, brenda_alling@wsu.edu

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German visiting scholar studies red wine quality

As a student in Germany, Ingrid Weilack was inspired by WSU enology professor Jim Harbertson. Now, the visiting scholar is experiencing what it’s like to work with him at the WSU Wine Science Center.

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German visiting scholar studies red wine quality

As a student in Germany, Ingrid Weilack was inspired by WSU enology professor Jim Harbertson. Now, the visiting scholar is experiencing what it’s like to work with him at the WSU Wine Science Center.

WSU programs hailed for top assessment efforts

Faculty and staff from nine bachelor’s-degree programs were recognized for their student assessment efforts that helped guide changes to undergraduate curriculum or instruction.

Strength in numbers

Prioritizing family, whether at home or on the field, is what drives Jake Dickert in his first full season as the WSU head football coach. Dickert and the Cougs play the Huskies in the Apple Cup this Saturday.

Global Campus inducts first distinguished alumni

The first five inductees were Shelley Broader, Nancy Krook, Lisa King, Katey Koehn, and Gary Rubens — all leaders in business or philanthropy and supporters of the worldwide WSU Global Campus community.

Insider will return Monday, Nov. 28

WSU Insider is taking a break to join with the rest of the university community in celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy the break. We’ll be back the morning of Nov. 28 with fresh posts and all the latest information for the WSU community.

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