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Oct. 14: Workshop to support young adults with autism
October 5, 2016

By Doug Nadvornick, College of Medicine

autismSPOKANE, Wash. – A conference focused on supporting young adults with autism will be 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Center for Clinical Research and Simulation (formerly the South Campus Facility) at Washington State University Spokane.

Cigarette warning labels may be more effective with imagery
April 7, 2015

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Magnan-RVANCOUVER, Wash. – Young adults are more likely to appreciate the dangers of smoking when warnings are presented in images as well as text, according to a new study by a Washington State University Vancouver psychologist.

WSU alumnus wins prestigious award
November 16, 2007

WSU alumnus Sherman Alexie won the National Book Award for his autobiographical novel for young people, “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.”

Alexie received the award for best book in the young people’s literature category on Wednesday night at the awards ceremony in New York.

In his acceptance speech, Alexie said, “Wow … I obviously should have been writing YA (young adult) all along.”

Alexie, who has written 19 books of fiction, poetry and essays, credited Alex Kuo, a creative-writing teacher at WSU who gave him an collection of Native American … » More …