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UW, WSU reach understanding on medical school expansion
October 3, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Leadership at the University of Washington and Washington State University today announced they have reached an agreement that will mutually dissolve their WWAMI partnership and provide a pathway to pursue separate solutions to address the state’s medical education needs and physician shortage.

UW, WSU Spokane announce plans for medical education growth
September 12, 2013

SPOKANE, Wash. – WSU Spokane and the University of Washington School of Medicine  will jointly ask legislators to allocate the money needed to fund 40 new permanent medical education seats in Spokane over a four-year period.

Paul G. Ramsey, M.D., CEO of UW Medicine and Dean of the UW School of Medicine (UWSOM) and WSU Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown announced that goal Wednesday at the Greater Spokane Incorporated annual meeting at the Spokane Convention Center.

Ramsey says the larger classes would fulfill a very real need for physicians in Northwest communities.

“The Washington WWAMI program turns away many qualified students despite the large unmet need … » More …

Washington State Supreme Court Justice to speak at Pre-Law Day
April 3, 2009

PULLMAN — Debra L. Stephens, Washington Supreme Court justice, will deliver the keynote address for Washington State University’s Cougar Pre-Law Day at 1 p.m. on April 10 in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE), room 518. Stephens will speak on law as an avenue to public service.


A native of Spokane, Stephens took office on the Washington Supreme Court Jan. 1, 2008, after serving as a judge for Division Three of the Court of Appeals. Prior to her court appointments, Stephens practiced appellate law, appearing in the Washington Supreme Court, Washington Court of Appeals, Idaho Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the … » More …

RSVP now for Cougar Pre-Law Day
April 1, 2009

Thinking about law school? Then join fellow pre-law students for an afternoon of seminars and workshops presented by WSU alumni, faculty, and guests at Cougar Pre-Law Day on Friday April 10 from 1-5 p.m. in CUE 518.


Topics will include:
Keynote Address by Justice Stephens
The Honorable Debra L. Stephens of the Washington State Supreme Court will deliver the keynote address. Justice Stephens took office January 1, 2008, and is a native of Spokane. 


A discussion on how to prepare, apply, and be successful on the road to law school.


Law School
We’ll learn what … » More …

WSU victorious in double overtime
November 24, 2008

PULLMAN (AP) – Washington State forced overtime with Nico Grasu’s 28-yard field goal on the final play of regulation, then Grasu hit from 37 yards in the second overtime to stun rival Washington 16-13 in double overtime on Saturday, retaining the Apple Cup – and keeping the Huskies winless.

Ryan Perkins kicked a 22-yard field goal for Washington to send the game to a second overtime, but just a few minutes later was wide right with a 37-yard attempt.

After WSU went just five yards, Grasu calmly drilled the kick to give Washington State its second win of the year.

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Washington State defeats Washington, 74-64
March 9, 2007

Tony Bennett is taking Washington State where the Cougars have never been before, right into the Pac-10 tournament semifinals.Taylor Rochestie scored 20 points, including 11 over the final 6 1/2 minutes, and No. 11 Washington State pulled away to a 74-64 victory over Washington on Thursday night.The Cougars will play tonight against third-seeded Southern California. Tournament play will begin at 8:30 p.m. and be broadcast on Fox Sports Northwest.  The rest of this story can be viewed at the official WSU athletics web site, stories can be viewed at:*Seattle PI–Series sweep by Cougars denies Huskies NCAA crumbs,*Seattle PI–UW heads home,*Seattle … » More …

Space Needle painted crimson and gray
November 15, 2005

Washington State University finished on top of Habitat for Humanity’s “Tackling Hurricane Relief” contest, which raised a total $164,293.62 to help rebuild homes in the southeastern United States affected by recent hurricanes.The victory means the Space Needle roof will be adorned with crimson and gray paint, the WSU flag and logo, and the message “Go Cougars!” through the week of Apple Cup, the annual football match-up between the WSU Cougars and the University of Washington Huskies.The contest, which pitted WSU fans against UW fans, began Nov. 2. Donations to the Hurricane Relief Effort made on behalf of the universities were tracked and totaled on a … » More …

WSU hosts Northwest climate researcher
April 7, 2005

Edward L. Miles, a recent inductee into the National Academy of Sciences and University of Washington Professor of Marine and Public Affairs and Senior Fellow, Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Oceans (JISAO), will speak at Washington State University on Thursday, April 21. Miles’ presentation, titled “The Projected Impacts of Global Climate Change on the Pacific Northwest,” will take place at 3 p.m. in Fulmer Room 226 on the WSU Pullman campus. The event is free and open to the public.”This is the researcher who is involved with all the major research studies which are specifically focused on the Pacific Northwest,” said Eugene … » More …

WSU hones focus, efforts for technology transfer
February 18, 2005

A new director, strategic goals, program evaluation and funding requests have poised technology transfer at Washington State University to achieve its full potential. “Part of our land grant mission is to get technology out to impact the people and commerce of the state,” said Jim Petersen, WSU vice provost for research. “We actively are working to increase that impact through technology transfer.” To begin the process, the board of the WSU Research Foundation (WSURF) completed a strategic plan in 2003. The independent nonprofit foundation was established in 1939 to manage WSU’s intellectual property — its new research or ideas that might be eligible for patenting … » More …