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Grant will create fellowships for researchers with disabilities at WSU

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

Jae Kennedy, WSU Health Policy & Administration
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SPOKANE, Wash. – Research scientists with disabilities are underrepresented in the health sciences, yet such scholars bring needed perspective to understanding and improving health policies and services for people with disabilities. » More …

Industry invests in future diversity via WSU team mentoring

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

marleny-garcia-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – High-tech industries in Washington and beyond need diverse employees to help them successfully compete in the global marketplace. Some have turned to Washington State University’s team mentoring program (TMP) to find job candidates. » More …

$25M grant to improve student success in higher education

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GEAR UP staff work with Tri-Cities area high school students.

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities recently received a $25 million seven-year GEAR UP grant to prepare students in low-income schools to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. » More …

Student research, retention thrive with team mentoring

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

PULLMAN, Wash. – While their friends spent the summer waiting tables or stocking store shelves, three Washington State University seniors donned white lab coats and helped advance research in reproductive biology. » More …

Aug. 17-19: Students present stories that shaped their lives

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By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – High school students from central Washington will present “Las Memorias,” a free evening of original theater based on their life experiences, at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 18 and 19 in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University. » More …

Intern witnesses Supreme Court immigration deliberations

By Steve Nakata, Advancement Services

Adi-Villanueva-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University junior Adilenne Villanueva felt anticipation and anxiety while watching the U.S. Supreme Court justices deliberate on a landmark case recently. » More …

Scholarship to help increase Native American nurse force

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

Leslie-Randall-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Ph.D. nursing candidate Leslie Randall has received a $10,000 scholarship from Johnson & Johnson companies designated for American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) scholars in an effort to increase their representation among the workforce. » More …

Grad studies crowned with research, mentoring success

By Amir Gilmore, Graduate School

Quisenberry-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – Inspired by her Washington State University professor and mentor, recent doctoral graduate Chrystal Quisenberry applied dedication and hard work to her cartilage research and to helping other students. For her devotion to scholarship and public service, she recently received the WSU Association of Faculty Women’s Harriett B. Rigas Award for doctoral students who excel in academics, teaching, mentoring and service. » More …

WSU Vancouver selected to help ‘Re-Imagine the First Year’

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver is among 44 institutions nationwide invited to participate in the “Re-Imagining the First Year of College” project of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. » More …

To help first-gen students: increase access, reduce acronyms

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

EiseleinPULLMAN, Wash. – Four out of 10 undergraduates at Washington State University Pullman are first generation. How can faculty help them succeed? » More …