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Two from WSU serve on new life science advisory council
November 3, 2015

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University has two representatives on a new life science/global health advisory group recently formed by Gov. Jay Inslee to strengthen what he says is one of the state’s highest potential innovation sectors.

Chancellors mark 25 years of regional campuses at capitol
April 15, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

25-anniversaryOLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington State University chancellors traveled to the state capitol this week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the regional campuses and to witness passage of Senate Resolution 8663 honoring their 1989 founding.

Media advisory: WSU, governor celebrate med school bill
April 1, 2015

• Washington Gov. Jay Inslee
• WSU President Elson S. Floyd
• WSU Spokane Chancellor Lisa J. Brown

WHAT: All three will speak at a celebration of the passage of legislation allowing a WSU medical school in Spokane

President: Medical education bill marks historic moment
April 1, 2015

Perspectives-logoSPOKANE, Wash. – Over the course of its 125-year history, Washington State University has enjoyed many moments of great achievement. There is no doubt that today will be listed among its most historic. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee this morning signed into law a bill that paves the way for an independently accredited WSU medical school at our health sciences campus in Spokane.

Gov. Jay Inslee signs WSU medical school legislation
April 1, 2015

By Doug Nadvornick, Medical Sciences

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee today signed into law a bill that gives Washington State University the authority to create an independently accredited medical school in Spokane.

Gov. Inslee tours Allen Center, WADDL
July 9, 2013

Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services


Gov. Jay Inslee, Guy Palmer, WSUPULLMAN, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee and members of his executive cabinet visited the Washington State University campus and the Palouse Wind windmill farm near Oakesdale on Monday, July 8.

Inslee’s WSU tour focused on the Paul G. Allen Center for Global Animal Health and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL), labeling them as “integral” to the region’s economy, agiculture, academic needs.

The Palouse Wind project is estimated to generate enough energy to power about 30,000 homes.

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Olympia update: Legislators negotiate compromise
April 14, 2009

The Legislature is now moving into a critical phase as budget writers are negotiating the differences between House and Senate budget versions with just 13 days of session remaining.


Never have the stakes been higher than in the budget discussions. Legislative leaders are talking now to resolve a $47.4 million difference between the House and Senate budgets for just Washington State University. The House budget (Substitute House Bill 1244) cuts 29 percent of state funding from WSU or $151.4 million. The Senate budget (Senate Bill 5600) reduces the WSU state budget by 20 percent or about $104 million.


WSU announced today that … » More …

Extension Engaged to focus on greenhouse gas emission reduction
November 5, 2008

Activity by the Washington State Governor’s 2008 Climate Action Team (CAT) to help reduce Greenhouse gas emissions in Washington State will be the focus of the next Extension Engaged broadcast on Friday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m.


The program will feature a discussion with Jake Fey, director of the Extension Energy Program, and Chad Kruger, interim director of the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, regarding the work that they are doing to help shape potential recommendations from the CAT to the governor and legislature.


The program will be held in the WSU Extension/CAHNRS teleconferencing studio, room T-101, in the Food Science … » More …

Govenor talks small business with SBDC
February 25, 2008

LONGVIEW, Wash. – Susan Hoosier, Business Advisor with the Longview Small Business Development Center, had the opportunity to directly thank Gov. Gregoire for her administration’s support for the funding that helps provide business technical assistance to businesses located in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties.

Gov. Gregoire was recently in Longview to celebrate some of the opportunities that exist in the local economy due to the recent diversification in the types of businesses that are moving and expanding into the Kelso/Longview area.

“Diversification of the economy is a sign of healthy growth and while nationally the ‘R’ word is frequently mentioned in the news, it should … » More …

Partnership increases economic growth
February 19, 2008

VANCOUVER – Washington State Lt. Gov. Brad Owen will visit WSU Vancouver at 1:30 p.m., Feb. 21 to highlight recent grants from the Washington Technology Center (WTC) to researchers at WSU Vancouver.

“We are really seeing a trend toward this kind of engagement between the state, university research facilities and private industry,” said Hal Dengerink, chancellor of WSU Vancouver and Vice Chair of the WTC board of directors. “Such a partnership between these three entities is key to economic development.”

In January of this year, the WTC awarded Research and Technology Development funding totaling $528,978 to eight projects developed between companies and Washington … » More …