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Grant advances aquatic exercise research

PULLMAN – Thanks to a $1 million grant from the National Swimming Pool Foundation, WSU researchers plan to create the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute. “This will be the world’s premiere center for aquatic health research,” says the institute director, Dr. Bruce Becker, a physician and research professor in WSU’s College of Education. “There […]

WSU Extension Full Immersion Spanish institute honored

WSU Extension’s Full Immersion Spanish Institute has received a Recognition of Excellence Award for Innovations in Outreach and Engagement from the University Continuing Education Association.The program was developed by Randy de Mars, coordinator of the WSU North Central Washington Learning Center in Wenatchee. The Full Immersion Spanish Institute is now offered at four other centers […]

Diagnosing the effectiveness of summer nursing institute

In a continued university effort to assess instruction in order to offer the best undergraduate education, WSU’s Intercollegiate College of Nursing (ICN) plans to research the effectiveness of its Native American Summer Nursing Institute. The institute, which has been in operation since 1995, is intended to recruit Native American students into college and nursing. “Early […]

Native American nursing institute attracts 24 students

SPOKANE — Twenty-two high school students from 14 Native American Western tribes will learn about nursing and Native American health care issues June 25 through July 1 during the 10th annual Na-ha-shnee Native American Summer Nursing Institute, sponsored by the Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing. The weeklong institute coursework addresses the history, culture […]

$3 million gift establishes Entrepreneurship Institute

PULLMAN — With the purpose of assisting students who are interested in entrepreneurship and to give them the tools and experiences needed to pursue their entrepreneurial goals, Harold and Diana Frank have donated $3 million for the establishment of the Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute in the College of Engineering and Architecture. The institute will […]

Institute aims at educating, empowering women leaders

For a second year, the Women’s Resource Center at Washington State University will welcome students June 4 – 8 to the 2003 National Education for Women’s Leadership Inland Northwest Summer Institute, a program dedicated to women and public leadership. NEW Leadership focuses on women’s leadership education to empower them to become leaders who can make […]