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Monarch butterflies disappearing from western North America
September 7, 2017

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Monarch butterfly populations from western North America have declined far more dramatically than was previously known and face a greater risk of extinction than eastern monarchs, according to a new study in the journal Biological Conservation.

Hoeksel named fellow in Nat’l League for Nursing
June 1, 2017

By Addy Hatch, WSU College of Nursing

Renee Hoeksel, executive associate dean and professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing, has been named a fellow of the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education and will be inducted into the academy in September.

May 6: Vancouver graduates record number of students
April 27, 2017

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver will graduate a record 1,014 students at its 2017 Commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Sunlight Supply Amphitheater in Ridgefield, Wash.

Vancouver professor receives $1.1 million in grants to study how the brain understands what it hears
October 17, 2013

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By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Christine Portfors, associate professor of biology and neuroscience and head of the Hearing and Communication Laboratory at Washington State University Vancouver, has received two federal grants totaling more than $1.1 million over three years. The grants will be used to study how neurons in the brains of mice detect, discriminate and categorize the different types of sounds mice use to communicate.

Accounting program endorsed by nat’l accounting association
September 13, 2013

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VANCOUVER, Wash. – The accounting program at Washington State University Vancouver has been endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants.

The IMA recently launched a new initiative to endorse universities that offer undergraduate programs that enable students to pursue and earn the Certified Management Accountant credential. The first two universities to win the endorsement are Washington State University Vancouver and Pennsylvania State University.

IMA is an association committed to helping accountants and financial professionals expand their professional skills, better manage their organizations and enhance their … » More …

WSU Vancouver names vice chancellor for academic affairs
July 16, 2013

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VANCOUVER, Wash. – Renny Christopher has accepted the position of vice chancellor for academic affairs at Washington State University Vancouver. She will take her post on Aug. 5.

Christopher most recently served as associate provost at California State University, Channel Islands.

The vice chancellor for academic affairs is WSU Vancouver’s chief academic officer.

Christopher will be responsible for academic development, coordination of academic programs, advancing campus diversity efforts, and development of infrastructure to support the growth of quality research and teaching.

“Renny’s experience as a part of a branch campus system will serve us well, she is … » More …