Stories tagged: Washington State University Spokane
Mon., March 13, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Tiny fruit flies offer a few clues to sleep-related Alzheimer’s mysteries
Scientists have known that Alzheimer’s patients commonly experience disturbed sleep. WSU’s Jason Gerstner published a study this past summer in the Journal of Neuroscience Research that looked at the interaction …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 5 a.m.
WSU-Spokane agreement with private university creates pipeline for pharmacy students in the Yakima Valley
Students from Heritage University in Toppenish, Washington, which has a large Latino population, will be able to apply for early admission to WSU-Spokane’s College of Pharmacy. The early admission program …
Fri., June 3, 2016, 7:05 p.m.
City moves forward with delayed Martin Luther King Jr. boulevard extension, ponders condemnation
The Spokane City Council will vote on a $3.3 million contract Monday to extend Martin Luther King Jr. Way, after four years of stagnation. They may have to go to …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 8 p.m.
Record number of UW med students ready to start at Gonzaga
The cooperative agreement between the University of Washington School of Medicine and Gonzaga University brings in 60 first-year med students this summer.
Sun., April 13, 2014, midnight
EWU, WSU adjusting offerings to meet health care demand
Health care jobs are in high demand, and health reform is ramping up a need for even more professionals, so Spokane-based universities are readjusting their degree programs in response. Eastern …
Wed., March 5, 2014, midnight
JPMorgan grant helps WSU medical program in Spokane
Spokane’s business community has fulfilled its promise to invest in medical education by meeting its $2.2 million benchmark this week. The JPMorgan Chase Foundation has given Washington State University the …
Sat., Dec. 21, 2013, midnight
New Riverpoint clinic, medical residencies funded by federal grant
A federal grant announced Friday will expand the number of medical residents in Spokane and help create a medical-training clinic in Spokane’s University District, where students and educators will work …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2013, midnight
Medical school ready to grow
In the span of a decade, Spokane has secured a downtown medical school and could have 160 students studying to become doctors. The ambitious project at Washington State University Spokane’s …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013, midnight
Jensen-Byrd building’s fate teeters between restoration, demolition
A dead pigeon lies in a corner of the old hardware warehouse, all bones and feathers. The fir and maple floors are dirty, scuffed and occasionally routed. The fire sprinkler …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2013, midnight
Medical school orientation initiates 20 new students at WSU Spokane
Kevin Brown described his first day of medical school as walking into his wildest dream. “I’m ready,” the 31-year-old said. “I figured I wanted to do something I felt passionate …
Fri., May 3, 2013, midnight
WSU Spokane first to honor grads
Washington State University Spokane chose five graduates to feature at its commencement today, all of whom demonstrate how life experiences can influence career paths. Melissa Jensen, for example, has stuttered …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, midnight
Brown to lead WSU-Spokane
OLYMPIA – As she packed up memorabilia from 20 years in the Legislature, Lisa Brown was preparing Thursday to take charge of a dream for Spokane that’s even older. In …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2012, 7:40 p.m.
Lisa Brown named chancellor at WSU-Spokane
Lisa Brown, the former Washington state Senate majority leader, has been named chancellor at Washington State University Spokane.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011, midnight
Jensen-Byrd building buyers will tear it down
The 102-year-old Jensen-Byrd building at the east end of downtown Spokane will be torn down by its new owner, a Texas company that plans to build student housing on the …
Mon., Jan. 17, 2011, midnight
With street project, Spokane pays tribute to King’s legacy
By the end of this year, a Spokane street will be named after Martin Luther King Jr. – after nearly a quarter century of attempts. Last week, the Spokane City …
Mon., Nov. 30, 2009, midnight
Author hopes to shed light on value of cross-cultural police training
In the late 1970s, Washington State University Spokane professor Bryan Vila went to Micronesia, straight from working with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. His job in Micronesia was to train …