SPOKANE, Wash.—Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain and reduce their reliance on opioids through an Internet-based program that teaches non-medical alternatives like increased physical activity, thinking more positively and dealing with emotions. » More …
In a crowded and competitive field, WSU is using online resources to attract the attention of high-ability high school seniors who have, at least initially, set their sights elsewhere.
In February, WSU marketing and communications sent out more than 100,000 e-mails to high-achieving high school students in the Pacific Northwest who had requested that their SAT scores be sent to a number of high-caliber universities, but not WSU.
“These are very cold prospects,” said Anna Sherwood, marketing director of recruitment strategies. “But if even a handful of them end up enrolling at WSU, the effort will be successful.”