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New study to investigate role of sleep in chronic pain
December 5, 2016

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.

WSU Tri-Cities named a Military Friendly School
November 14, 2016

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.

Coug students make a ‘reel’ difference for veterans
November 9, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Students sometimes wonder whether they’ll ever use what they are learning in school. Those at Washington State University recently witnessed the practical difference their work is making as they shared a barbecue, demonstrated their reel projects and learned the basics of fly fishing and tying with area veterans.

Nov. 11: Veterans Day includes speakers, wreath-laying
November 7, 2016

veterans-dayPULLMAN, Wash. – The annual, public Veterans Day ceremony at Washington State University will begin with food served outside the CUB auditorium at 9:30 a.m. and a program in the auditorium at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11.

Veteran awareness campaign wins national honor
April 20, 2016

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.

March 2, 3: Terrell tent offers spot for vets, students to meet
February 24, 2016

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.

Student highlights lives of World War II GIs attending WSC
February 17, 2015

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.

Sept. 11: 9/11 ceremony honors WWI veterans
September 4, 2014

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).

Online grad business programs for veterans rank third
May 21, 2014

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.

War veterans find peace with a hoe and pitchfork
March 19, 2014

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.