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$10 million grant to study disease in native populations
August 26, 2016

By Doug Nadvornick, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Buchwald-webSPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received a $10 million grant to work with American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities to reduce health risks related to high blood pressure.

WSU announces first shared Multicultural Graduation Ceremony
April 2, 2009

PULLMAN — WSU’s Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) will hold its first shared Multicultural Graduation Ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Schweitzer Event Center in Pullman.

For many years, MSS planned four separate annual multicultural graduation events for the African-American, Asian-Pacific Islander, Chicano-Latino, and Native American communities. This May, all four groups will be recognized during one ceremony for the first time.

According to MSS Director, J. Manuel Acevedo, the shared ceremony will capture the unique cultural elements of each community, while highlighting the richness of intercultural collaboration at WSU.

“The ceremony allows us to celebrate the accomplishments of the students, … » More …