PULLMAN, Wash. – A spring semester test of the WSU Alert emergency alert system, including campus outdoor warning sirens, will be conducted at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, on the Pullman campus by the Office of Emergency Management.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A fall semester test of the WSU Alert emergency alert system, including campus outdoor warning sirens, will be conducted at 12:05 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, on the Pullman campus by the Office of Emergency Management.
By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – A graduate student at Washington State University Spokane is the lead author on a research paper that shows an overall drop in emergency room visits and hospitalizations by patients who are served by the Spokane Prescription Assistance Network, which helps low income people get free and reduced-price […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – Check, call, care. Do you know what to do if someone is injured and needs medical attention? Pullman residents are invited to become certified in CPR and first aid through the American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid Training Courses being offered at the WSU University Recreation Center through […]
OSAKA, Japan – Asian studies major Kelsey Hoskins is one of a handful of students from Washington State University currently studying in Japan. She is in Osaka, where few residents even felt the effects of the earthquake. In her most recent message to her friends at WSU, she describes the prevailing fear among […]
In early February, the Spokane Regional Health District called two WSU College of Pharmacy faculty members into action after a county declared state of emergency closed all county roads in southern and west Spokane County due to heavy snow. “This was about a partnership that WSU College of Pharmacy has had with the community for […]
“This a WSU Alert emergency message…” When classes were canceled last week (Jan. 31 and Feb. 1), most faculty staff and students received an e-mail, text message or phone call — or two, or three — starting off with these words and notifying them that classes had been canceled. In the end, approximately 75 […]
The Department of Education has provided new guidelines to parents and educators regarding when information about troubled students can be disclosed under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. FERPA, a federal law governing student records, is often criticized for being too complicated. Stimulated by the Virgina Tech shooting spree this spring, the […]
Photo: Messages can be delivered in a variety of ways. (iStockphotos). WSU has signed a three-year $109,236 contract with the National Notification Network (3N) for a comprehensive electronic emergency message system. It will improve safety by helping the university alert people to potential threats like terrorists, bombs and shooters — like the gunman at […]
The Fourth Annual Washington State University Environmental Health & Safety Conference and Award Ceremony will be held Oct. 4 at the Schweitzer Engineering Event Center, 1825 Schweitzer Drive. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. to allow conference participants to interact with various WSU and community service organizations. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch […]