Washington State University Regents Professor Don Dillman, a nationally recognized expert in survey science, is being honored after 50 years on the WSU faculty.
By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing
RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing received three federal grants totaling $1.1 million to reduce health disparities in Washington, increase access to qualified healthcare providers in rural and underserved areas and expand nurse educator preparation.
PULLMAN, Wash. – New uses for historic rock houses in LaCrosse, Wash., and ideas for Little Free Library boxes in small towns on the Palouse will be discussed in a free, public presentation by Washington State University fourth-year interior design students 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the Carpenter Hall second-floor gallery.
PULLMAN – A major fear of the 1990s spotted owl controversy — that less logging would increase unemployment and poverty — did not significantly materialize on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, according to a new analysis by a WSU researcher.
Annabel Kirschner, a professor in the department of community and rural sociology at WSU, said the peninsula’s economic well-being was already hit hard by changes in the timber industry when harvest limits in spotted owl habitat began in the 1990s. More than timber limits, the industry restructuring continued to affect poverty in the 1990s. Meanwhile, according to Kirschner’s statistical analysis, Native American and Latino populations were significant … » More …