global health

Interim vice president of external affairs and government relations announced

Senior Director of State Relations Chris Mulick is set to become the new interim vice president of external affairs and government relations. He will be taking over for Colleen Kerr, who has accepted a position outside of WSU.

The Cougar Pride statue at the WSU Pullman campus.

WSU International Development board meets Oct. 8

PULLMAN, Wash. – The board of directors of WSU International Development, a newly formed corporation affiliated with Washington State University whose sole member is Global Operations and Leadership Development, will hold a special meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in Hulbert Hall 311 at WSU Pullman. 

Antibiotic resistant infection? Yes, you

By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Let’s say you’re in a locker room after completing a workout. You grab a towel on the bench before realizing it belongs to someone else. Unknown to you, the person who just used the towel left behind some lingering Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, commonly known as “staph.” The […]

Researchers combat human disease

See video at   SEATTLE – WSU researchers know that in order to prevent the outbreak of devastating dis ease and maintain global human health, it is critical that researchers take on the source of the majority of new human diseases: infections that begin in animals.   Those efforts are the focus of a […]

WSU vies for Gates grant

A clarion call was issued last year to researchers nationwide: help solve today’s most threatening global health problems. Now, Washington State University researchers are among those applying to take on the challenge. The process began when Bill Gates announced a $200 million grant to the National Institutes of Health, which will help establish and administer […]