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Federal grant supports nurse practitioner training, rural primary care

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

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SPOKANE, Wash. – A new federal grant received by the WSU College of Nursing will help train nurse practitioners and address a critical shortage of primary-care providers in Eastern Washington rural areas. » More …

WSU graduate escapes homelessness, helps teen addicts

By Seth Trucott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

jeffrey-reams-webVANCOUVER, Wash. – Putting a history of drugs and homelessness behind him, Jeffrey Reams, 34, found the strength to get a college education and prepare to receive his degree in human development on Dec. 10 from Washington State University Vancouver. » More …

Graduate will pursue application of cancer research

Luis-Cortez-webPULLMAN, Wash. – After graduating Saturday, Luis Cortez, a first-generation student from Othello, Wash., plans to get his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in order to “research human health issues and transfer my lab discoveries into practice.” » More …

Mom glories in overcoming odds to achieve degree

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Renee-WaitePULLMAN, Wash. – What many people would see as obstacles to getting an education, graduate Renee Waite classifies as advantages because they “helped me develop skills that I may not have otherwise.” » More …

First online power engineering grad aims high

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Alexander-AndersonPULLMAN, Wash. – The first graduate of Washington State University’s online professional master’s degree program in electric power engineering is launching an effort to bring light, power and entrepreneurial opportunities to residents of Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea. » More …

Graduating detective enlists help from TRiO to succeed

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Nunez-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – Jacinto “Jason” Nunez was able to make a successful life for himself and his family as a detective for the Franklin County Sheriff’s office, but he always felt something was missing. » More …

Research winners listed, including new international category

WileyPULLMAN, Wash. – Graduate, professional and undergraduate students recently showcased their academic accomplishments – including a new international category – at the annual Wiley Research Exposition at Washington State University. » More …

WSU to offer online graduate certificate in sustainable ag

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

Lynne-Carpenter-Boggs-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will launch an online graduate certificate in sustainable agriculture in the spring. » More …