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New study to investigate role of sleep in chronic pain

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane

marian-wilson-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University will lead a study to understand the relationship between sleep and chronic pain, part of a nationwide effort to address the rising abuse of opioid pain relievers and expand the arsenal of non-drug treatment options. » More …

WSU Tri-Cities named a Military Friendly School

By Jeff Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

military-friendly-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation from Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. » More …

Veteran awareness campaign wins national honor

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

veteransPULLMAN, Wash. – A public relations campaign promoting education to military veterans won national recognition for Washington State University students Steffen Stroup, Alberto Vázquez, Madison Miller and Micah Peyron. » More …

March 2, 3: Terrell tent offers spot for vets, students to meet

veteransPULLMAN, Wash. – A Veterans Connection Event to unite the Washington State University community in recognition of and respect for student veterans will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 2 and 3, in a tent on the Terrell mall. » More …

Student highlights lives of World War II GIs attending WSC

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University honors student Claire Thornton grew up hearing stories of her grandfather, Dell, a combat medic during World War II. This year, Thornton studied the impact GIs had on Washington State College as they left the war behind and entered the halls of higher education. » More …

Sept. 11: 9/11 ceremony honors WWI veterans

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

Sundance-at-memorial-80MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Veterans will be honored and the 100th anniversary of World War I commemorated at a public ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in the Discovery Garden at Washington State University Mount Vernon, 16650 State Route 536 (Memorial Highway). » More …

Online grad business programs for veterans rank third

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Business has been named one of the best business schools in the nation for its online business graduate programs for veterans by U.S. News & World Report. According to the report, the college ranked third in the Best Online Graduate Business Programs for Veterans category.

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War veterans find peace with a hoe and pitchfork

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences 

CultivatingSuccessLogo-250SEQUIM, Wash. – Military veterans on the Olympic Peninsula are healing invisible wounds of war by tending the earth. They are part of a trend taking root across the country called agrotherapy, which helps veterans not only overcome difficulties like post-traumatic stress syndrome but also gain skills to help support themselves and their families. » More …