Minorities less likely to receive diabetes test

SPOKANE – Ethnic and racial minorities bear a disproportionate share of America’s diabetes epidemic but are significantly less likely than whites to receive a commonly used test to monitor control of blood glucose, WSU researchers said. Neumiller In a commentary for the current issue of The Diabetes Educator, Assistant Professor of Pharmacotherapy Joshua Jon Neumiller and […]

Outdoor Warning System to be tested

The regular monthly test of the Campus Outdoor Warning System will take place Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 12:15 PM.  The test will consist of a siren tone and public address announcement indicating, “THIS IS A TEST.” The Campus Outdoor Warning System is tested on the last Wednesday of each month at 12:15 PM.

Multiple siren testings 9 a.m – 5 p.m. Saturday

PULLMAN – Emergency sirens will be blaring at several selected times 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, on the WSU Pullman campus as tests and adjustments are made to the university’s new outdoor campus siren/public speaker system. The siren manufacturer Acoustic Technology Inc. Systems is expected to run two to three tests between 9 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., […]

Tests predict WASL success

Steve Hirsch, a clinical assistant professor at WSU Spokane, has developed a series of quick predictor tests that are helping teachers identify students now who are at risk of failing the WASL next spring. Likening these tests to health screenings, Hirsch said, “We do it for vision, we do it for hearing, we even do […]