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Nursing dean plans return to science, teaching

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

Butterfield-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Patricia Butterfield, dean of Washington State University’s College of Nursing, announced today that she will return to a faculty role in April 2015. She directs nursing education at WSU’s campuses in Spokane, Vancouver, Tri-Cities and Yakima.  » More …

UW, WSU reach understanding on medical school expansion

SPOKANE, Wash. – Leadership at the University of Washington and Washington State University today announced they have reached an agreement that will mutually dissolve their WWAMI partnership and provide a pathway to pursue separate solutions to address the state’s medical education needs and physician shortage. » More …

Oct. 9: Fall into healthy habits at wellness fair

Health-Fair-Flyer-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Free health screenings and information about moving toward healthier lifestyle choices will be available at the annual health and wellness fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Washington State University South Campus Facility, Room 260, at 412 E Spokane Falls Blvd. » More …

WSU small business internship nominated for national award

By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development and External Affairs

Intern-80SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University Small Business Development Center’s research intern program recently was named a finalist for an award from the nationwide University Economic Development Association. Award recipients will be announced this week at the UEDA Annual Summit in Santa Fe, N.M. » More …

WSU gets grant to grow family engagement in education

By Lindsey Smith, College of Education intern

Jennifer-LeBeau-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Education is important from a young age, and one Washington State University researcher is looking to make it a family affair. » More …

Oct. 2: Venture capitalist warns of economic revolution

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

nick-hanauer-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The pitchforks are coming, warns Nick Hanauer, a venture capitalist, entrepreneur and self-described plutocrat who will present Washington State University’s Thomas S. Foley Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 2, in Pullman and Spokane. » More …

Regents approve bond sale for health clinic, more residencies

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – To help overcome the physician shortage in central and eastern Washington, the Washington State University Board of Regents at its September meeting approved the sale of up to $16.25 million in revenue bonds for design and construction of the University District Health Clinic. » More …

Pharmacy researcher fights skin cancer with zzzzs

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Gaddameedhi-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Sleep’s influence on skin cancer and on the effectiveness of anti-cancer treatments is under study by a new researcher in the Washington State University College of Pharmacy. » More …