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Students design foldable, affordable homeless shelter
April 25, 2017

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Architecture and Engineering

PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU architecture student team has designed a shelter that they hope might someday improve the lives of homeless people.

WSU scientists collaborate on ‘gene therapy in a box’
October 21, 2016

Trobridge-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Spokane researchers have collaborated on a tabletop device that can genetically manipulate blood to treat cancer, HIV and other diseases without expensive processing facilities. 

New student orientation using phone app for team building
August 17, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Students starting classes on the Spokane campus of Washington State University and Eastern Washington University will have a joint orientation to campus Thursday that includes locating different people and places on campus as directed by a phone app.

Media advisory: Health clinic groundbreaking May 6
May 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – A groundbreaking for the University District Health Clinic will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, east of the Washington State University Spokane Bookie at 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. Construction will be completed in the next year.

Consultant helps WSU explore medical school in Spokane
April 4, 2014

medical-building-180SPOKANE, Wash. – President Elson S. Floyd and WSU Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown spent the past two days meeting with Spokane leaders and media to announce that Washington State University has hired a management consulting firm to study the possibility of WSU starting its own medical school in Spokane.

Students spearhead sustainable village plan
June 20, 2013

Hillyard village plan




SPOKANE, Wash. – The concept of an experimental, self-sustaining community in the Hillyard neighborhood has been approved by the city and its department of health, and citizens have volunteered to live there for a five-year trial.


Washington State University landscape architecture students led by associate professor Bob Scarfo spearheaded planning for the village during the spring, and the project team is working to purchase land.


The Hillyard Village Project emulates New Mexico architect Mike Reynolds’ world-renowned work with “earthships” – environment- and people-friendly sustainable community living concepts. … » More …

Spokane employees honored for superior service
January 11, 2010


SPOKANE – Two employees recently received 2009 Employee Excellence Awards in recognition for their superior service to WSU Spokane, the university and the community.

Joanna Moznette, program coordinator for MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) and Patti  Petersen, principal assistant for the Office of Research and Office of Finance and Operations, were selected by their peers for the Civil Service Staff Excellence Award and the Administrative Professional Staff Excellence Award, respectively.

Moznette, who has been with WSU Spokane for nine years, was described by her nominators as the heartbeat of the MESA office. She is well known … » More …