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WSU Regents approve real estate proposals, housing and dining rates

By Phil Weiler, University Communications

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RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents today agreed to move forward with two real estate actions and approved an increase to certain housing and dining rates for students in Pullman. » More …

WSU College of Medicine invites participants to first health care hackathon April 13-15

By Christina VerHeul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

word cloudSPOKANE, Wash. – To achieve its mission of tackling health care challenges facing underserved communities across the state, the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is hosting its inaugural hackathon April 13-15 at the WSU Spokane campus. » More …

Nutrition, exercise physiology adds master’s, doctorate degrees

By Christina Verheul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Elson S Floyd College of Medicine logoSPOKANE, Wash. – Opportunities in nutrition and exercise research will expand in the fall when the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine will launch two new advanced degree programs at Washington State University Spokane. » More …

WSU researchers see gene influencing performance of sleep-deprived people

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have discovered a genetic variation that predicts how well people perform certain mental tasks when they are sleep-deprived. » More …

Adults with disabilities benefitting from Affordable Care Act

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

Jae Kennedy

SPOKANE, Wash. – As politicians continue to wrangle over the future of the Affordable Care Act, newly published research shows the law has been clearly beneficial for at least one group of Americans – working-age adults with disabilities. » More …

U.S. Department of Justice grants $300,000 to WSU Spokane for victim services

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

depart of justice, office of Violence Against Women logoSPOKANE, Wash. – A $300,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice will enable Washington State University Spokane to enhance what it has to offer victims of domestic or dating violence or stalking. » More …

Cleveland police launching anti-bias training developed by WSU

By Addy Hatch, WSU College of Nursing

Lois James

SPOKANE, Wash. – Two hundred patrol officers in the Cleveland police department will undergo training to recognize their subconscious biases using a simulator developed by an assistant professor in the WSU College of Nursing. » More …

Numerica donation arms WSU medical students with iPads

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By Christina VerHeul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

SPOKANE, Wash. – Students arriving in August to attend WSU’s new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine will kick off their medical education with a technology head start thanks to the generous donation of iPads from Numerica Credit Union. » More …