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Routine eye exam could help detect autism
October 14, 2015


By Linda Weiford, WSU News

SPOKANE, Wash. – What if a simple penlight pupil test – like the one performed daily in doctors’ offices – could help diagnose autism?

Rock Doc column: Have a cup of joe to help your eyes?
July 22, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

petersPULLMAN, Wash. – My day starts with coffee. I’m too cheap to buy it by the cup from baristas, so I just brew my own Folgers by the pot. I have a cup or two as I settle into work each morning and another cup – sometimes two – in the early afternoon. That may not be wise for a chronic insomniac like myself, but it’s a lifelong habit that at this point would be quite tough to break. 

WSU Veterinary College re-establishes eye care
August 12, 2010

PULLMAN – WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine has reintroduced ophthalmological services at its Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Pullman.

Dr. Terri Schneider, former head of the hospital’s community practice service, has completed a three-year residency with Dr. Bill Yakely of the Animal Eye Clinic of Spokane.  She is now in the process of completing board certification with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

The service is open to the public without referral during regular business hours Thursdays and Fridays each week. Schneider is available for consultation for afterhours ocular emergencies that are seen by resident staff veterinarians.

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Jane Elliott to discuss prejudice
February 22, 2008

Jane Elliott, the adaptor of the Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes discrimination experiment, will present her lecture, “The Anatomy of Prejudice” on Tuesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. in Todd Auditorium.


This event is part of the Student Entertainment Board’s 2007-2008 lecture series and is free for WSU students, faculty, and staff. For the public, tickets will be sold at the door for $7.00.


Elliott received her teaching degree from the University of Northern Iowa. Chosen as one of Peter Jennings’ ABC-TV’s “Person of the Week.”


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