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Research shows sleep loss impedes decision making in crisis
May 7, 2015

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By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences science writer

SPOKANE, Wash. – The difference between life and death in the operating room, on the battlefield or during a police shootout often comes down to the ability to adapt to the unexpected. Sleep deprivation may make it difficult to do so, according to a Washington State University study published this month … » More …

Emergency communication service contract renewed
August 31, 2010

 

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PULLMAN –  WSU has renewed its contract with Everbridge corporation to provide the university with emergency communication programs and services.

 

 

Committee review

WSU entered its original three-year contract with Everbridge (formerly the National Notification Network, or 3N) in September 2007. With the contract nearing its end, the university put together a committee in the spring of 2010 to assess the effectiveness of the Everbridge system, and determine whether WSU should extend its vendor contract.

The committee examined:

 

performance of Everbridge … » More …

Siren testing slated for Saturday, Sept. 29
September 5, 2007

PULLMAN – Sirens will be sounding repeatedly on the WSU Pullman campus from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, as tests and adjustments are made to the university’s new outdoor campus siren/public speaker system.

The siren manufacturer Acoustic Technology Inc. Systems of East Boston, Mass., will be running the test. The speakers were installed in August on five building rooftops at Webster, Carpenter, Holland Library, Plant Bioscience 1 and Central Stores.

The siren/speakers provide the Pullman campus with an alert system that can reach campuswide in minutes, independent of the internet or phones. Each siren is rated at 115 decibels, according … » More …

Native Americans consider nursing options, current crisis
June 28, 2002

Young Native American men and women from 12 different tribes throughout Washington and New Mexico toured the WSU Pullman campus and its cadaver lab on Thursday as part of the 7th annual Native American Summer Institute. The event, sponsored by the Intercollegiate College of Nursing/Washington State University College of Nursing, is designed to help Native American high school students explore the career opportunities open to them in nursing and the health care field.It is hoped that many who attended will be part of the solution to the current health care and nursing shortage crises currently impacting Native American communities, as well as the nation.The institute, … » More …