Stories tagged: Washington State University
SATURDAY, JAN. 31, 2015
Buy a Busload of Kids gives students chance to tour WSU museum
Nearly 50 schoolchildren from Deary, Idaho, crowded into the Washington State University Museum of Art gallery to see some of the world’s most iconic photographs this month. For many of …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, 2015
UW to legislators: WSU can have med school – without $5.9M set aside for UW
OLYMPIA – If Washington State University wants to start its own medical school, it should do so without using $5.9 million set aside to expand University of Washington’s Spokane medical …
THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2015, 10:40 A.M.
WSU reviving forestry major
PULLMAN (AP) — Washington State University is reviving its forestry major and will begin admitting students this fall.
THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2015
WSU medical school in Spokane gets legislative support
OLYMPIA – Identical bills that could pave the way for Washington State University to start its own medical school in Spokane were filed Wednesday in the Senate and House. Rep. …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2015, 11:39 A.M.
WSU med school bills introduced
OLYMPIA — Spokane legislators introduce bills in House and Senate that would allow WSU to start its own medical school.
TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 2015
Researchers discover brain-specific protein that could help fight flu
Battling the flu could someday be as much as about inhaling some extra brain protein as reaching for another tissue. Researchers at Washington State University in Spokane have discovered that …
SUNDAY, DEC. 21, 2014
Spokane’s medical school expansion a complex venture
OLYMPIA – Around the Capitol, the debate over physician education in Spokane is sometimes called the Apple Cup for medical schools. Although some take sides as they do for the …
SATURDAY, DEC. 20, 2014
WSU to begin American Indian studies certificate
Washington State University is launching an online certificate program in American Indian studies next year, with the goal of broadening understanding of native history and culture. The online courses are …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17, 2014
Panel urges UW to expand medical offerings in Spokane
The University of Washington Medical School should “proceed as soon as possible” to expand and modernize its program in Spokane, a special advisory council set up by the university said …
TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014, 12:57 P.M.
Panel says UW should expand med program in Spokane
UW Medical School should “proceed as soon as possible” with expanding its Spokane program a special advisory council set up by the university said Tuesday.
TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014, 9:22 A.M.
WSU graduate killed in Australia siege
PULLMAN, Wash. — The cafe manager killed in the deadly siege in Sydney, Australia, was a graduate of Washington State University.
TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014
WSU med school plan has broad support, statewide poll finds
Washington State University’s bid for its own medical school appears to enjoy substantial statewide support. A poll conducted for Gallatin Public Affairs shows 81.2 percent of state residents favor WSU …
TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014
Inslee’s budget omits new funds for med schools
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee is undecided on how medical school education should expand in Spokane. The budget he will unveil Thursday and send next month to the Legislature currently …
THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 2014
Researcher aims to prolong Christmas trees’ lives
In the early 1980s, Gary Chastagner took a road trip to Southern California, stopping at Christmas tree lots along the way. At each lot, he asked permission to collect twigs …
SATURDAY, DEC. 6, 2014
State may increase medical residencies on East Side
OLYMPIA – The Washington Legislature may direct medical schools to expand the number of physician residencies in Eastern Washington to provide more doctors for rural communities and family practice. Rep. …
THURSDAY, DEC. 4, 2014
Wolf kills increase livestock deaths, WSU study says
Rob Wielgus noticed something interesting when he studied reports of wolf attacks on sheep and cattle in the Northern Rockies. Killing wolves to reduce livestock predation actually led to more …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3, 2014, 11:08 A.M.
Killing wolves to protect livestock doesn’t work in long run, WSU study says
Rob Wielgus noticed something interesting when he studied reports of wolf attacks on sheep and cattle in the Northern Rockies. When wolves were killed to reduce livestock predation, the number …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3, 2014
State legislators support new medical education model
The legislators backing Washington State University’s bid to establish its own Spokane-based medical school said Tuesday the rural doctor shortage is so severe the state needs more than one approach …
TUESDAY, DEC. 2, 2014
Legislators want 1917 law revised to allow WSU med school expansion
A pair of Spokane lawmakers will propose legislation to establish the state’s second medical school in Spokane and put it under the control of Washington State University. Rep. Marcus Riccelli, …
MONDAY, DEC. 1, 2014, 1:25 P.M.
Gonzaga may partner with UW on Spokane medical school
Gonzaga University may jump into the medical school fray. The university announced this afternoon that is is exploring a partnership with University of Washington to operate an expanded physician training …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 2014
Shawn Vestal: WSU, UW med school tiff confounding
Washington State University President Elson Floyd came out recently with some “clarifying” remarks about his university’s plan to go it alone on medical education. He emphasized the ways that WSU’s …
SATURDAY, NOV. 1, 2014
UW study recommends doubling of medical school students, argues against second institution
The battle over medical education in Spokane took an expected twist Friday. A new study commissioned by the University of Washington concludes that doubling the size of its physician training …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, OCT. 31, 2014, 11:55 A.M.
UW calls its med school plan most cost-efficient
The University of Washington says doubling the size of its physician training program in Spokane is the state’s most cost-effective option for alleviating potential doctor shortages and warns Eastern Washington’s …
FRIDAY, OCT. 24, 2014, 11:50 A.M.
Apartment construction near Gonzaga set for spring
Southern California developers plan to build a 60-unit student apartment complex on the west edge of Gonzaga University. David Schneider, director of a development group based in San Clemente, said …
TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014, 3:29 P.M.
Pullman arsonist sentenced to four years, ordered to pay $4 million
The 33-year-old apprentice plumber who admitted to burning down several buildings of a Pullman apartment complex under construction in July 2013 will spend a little more than four years in …
TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014
WSU Greek leaders call on students to ditch Yik Yak app
Student leaders at Washington State University are trying to dissuade use of a popular but controversial mobile phone app that allows people to post anonymously. After a series of malicious …
FRIDAY, OCT. 10, 2014
WSU med school program would partner with hospitals
Faced essentially with an all-or-nothing ultimatum, Washington State University President Elson Floyd said Thursday he was given no choice but to part ways with the University of Washington over a …
SATURDAY, OCT. 4, 2014
UW, WSU to end medical training partnership
The state’s two leading universities are parting ways over medical education and will compete in the Legislature for money to offer their own physician training programs in Spokane. Under an …
FRIDAY, OCT. 3, 2014, 5:13 P.M.
WSU, UW split ways on medical school
After years of yearning to have broader medical education offering, Spokane may now have both of the state’s leading universities competing to train doctors.
FRIDAY, OCT. 3, 2014
WSU, UW negotiating solution over control of medical program
Democratic state Senate challenger Rich Cowan threw his support Thursday behind Washington State University’s bid to operate its own medical school without having to rely on the University of Washington. …