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State, federal representatives participate in energy summit
April 2, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University hosted its inaugural energy summit April 2 with a focus on storage technologies, one of the most critical challenges of incorporating renewable energy into the electric power grid.

Media advisory: WSU, governor celebrate med school bill
April 1, 2015

WHO:
• Washington Gov. Jay Inslee
• WSU President Elson S. Floyd
• WSU Spokane Chancellor Lisa J. Brown

WHAT: All three will speak at a celebration of the passage of legislation allowing a WSU medical school in Spokane

President: Medical education bill marks historic moment
April 1, 2015

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Perspectives-logoSPOKANE, Wash. – Over the course of its 125-year history, Washington State University has enjoyed many moments of great achievement. There is no doubt that today will be listed among its most historic. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee this morning signed into law a bill that paves the way for an independently accredited WSU medical school at our health sciences campus in Spokane.

Gov. Jay Inslee signs WSU medical school legislation
April 1, 2015

By Doug Nadvornick, Medical Sciences

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee today signed into law a bill that gives Washington State University the authority to create an independently accredited medical school in Spokane.

Students learn policy, advocate for science in nation’s capital
March 23, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Caruso,-left-and-GomezPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University students have been chosen to visit Washington, D.C., next month for “Making Our CASE,” a three-day program to learn about science policy and advocate for research support. Students will practice what they learn while visiting with members of Congress and staffers.

Students advocate in state, nation for pharmacy practice
March 18, 2015

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

NottinghamSPOKANE, Wash. – More than 70 student pharmacists from Washington State University spoke to state legislators in Olympia this month about expanding use of pharmacy services. And a student pharmacist will represent WSU on March 25-26 when 300 advocates from across the nation take a similar message to Washington, D.C.

Small-town entrepreneur talks business with U.S. lawmaker
March 18, 2015

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

DePaulaWASHINGTON – Andrew DePaula, founder and president of intelliPaper, a technology company in Edwall, Wash., that has developed a type of “smart paper,” met with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Monday (March 16) to talk about innovation, entrepreneurship and small business.

Feb. 17: 4-H hosts statewide live discussion of issues
February 2, 2015

4-H-logo-100OLYMPIA, Wash. – High school students from across the state will host the first live 4-H Virtual Town Hall Meeting to connect and initiate discussion with lawmakers, citizens and peers at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17.

Video: Interns learn to translate science into policy
December 15, 2014

NSPIRE-program-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Graduate students gained experience translating their research into science information for policy makers during recent internships with governmental, political, scientific or nonprofit groups. They share what they learned in a new video.