Stories tagged: Washington State University
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
WSU investigates deaths of four grizzlies
Washington State University released a report Tuesday critical of several aspects of the facilities and management at its Bear Research, Education and Conservation Center on Terre View Drive – including …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 6 a.m.
WSU report criticizes school’s grizzly bear lab
A grizzly bear research lab at Washington State University has problems with its treatment of animals and in its operations,
Fri., March 4, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
Pullman man arrested for alleged online threats
A Pullman man is in custody after allegedly posting a threat on Craigslist to kill anyone wearing Washington State University gear.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Women in Agriculture Conference to focus on communication styles
A Washington State University conference this month will bring women in agriculture together at 31 different locations in five states.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 3:40 p.m.
Legislature OKs authorization for growing industrial hemp
The Legislature has passed a bill that would allow licensed growers to produce industrial hemp in Washington as part of a research program.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 8:33 a.m.
WSU study: Two things hinder split-second decisions by police
In a study of 80 police officers, researchers at Washington State University found fatigue significantly affects reactions and decision making, and 96 percent of the officers were implicitly biased about …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 5:26 p.m.
WSU professor charged with fraud in federal court
PULLMAN – A Washington State University engineering professor has been charged with defrauding the federal government out of about $8 million from about 30 research grants.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
UW, Gonzaga forge a new medical education partnership
Gonzaga University will host 60 first-year medical school students from the University of Washington School of Medicine this fall, the two schools announced Wednesday. The agreement will benefit Spokane both …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
After more than a year of talks, Gonzaga, UW plan big announcement Wednesday
Gonzaga University has scheduled an announcement with the University of Washington Wednesday, more than a year after the two schools began talking about a public-private partnership on medical education.
Sun., Feb. 21, 2016, 5 a.m.
100 years ago near Cheney: Gruesome train crash kills five, injures many
From our archives, 100 years ago Five men were killed and scores of people were injured in a gruesome train collision at South Cheney. A Burlington passenger train was stopped …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
WSU down to 8 president finalists; decision in April
The committee leading the search for a new president of Washington State University has settled on eight final candidates and is on track to make their selection in April.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
Spokane medical school given ‘candidate status,’ on track for 2017
WSU-Spokane medical school gets latest approval needed to open for students in fall 2017
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 2:52 p.m.
WSU contributed to groundbreaking detection of gravitational waves
Professors and graduate students from Washington State University were among more than 1,000 researchers involved in the worldwide effort to detect gravitational waves and confirm Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity. …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
Jose Antonio Vargas will speak and screen his documentary at WSU
Jose Antonio Vargas, an award-winning journalist turned immigration rights activist, will speak and screen a documentary at Washington State University next week.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
College football’s recruiting process fascinating to follow
You could easily add college football to that famous quote by Otto von Bismark – the one that said: “Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
Ethics board examining WSU scuba instructor’s financial ties
A state ethics board has taken up the case of a Washington State University scuba diving instructor who allegedly abused his university position to sell and rent equipment to students …
Sat., Jan. 2, 2016
100 years ago in Pasadena: Washington State tops Brown in Rose Bowl
From our archives, 100 years ago The Washington State College football team “smeared” Brown University, 14-0, in Pasadena, proving that “West is Best,” according to a front-page headline.
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 12:56 p.m.
Washington State men’s basketball team takes Hawaii finale against New Mexico 82-59
The Washington State men’s basketball team won big in its final game of the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu on Christmas morning.
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015
Editorial: Misnamed Innovation Act would suppress economic growth
Patents would be harder and more expensive to defend, easier to infringe.
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 5:36 p.m.
WSU pushing for first med students in 2017
WSU Medical School pursuing an aggressive schedule for accreditation, new dean tells Senate committee
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015, 12:24 p.m.
Fourth WSU student injured in fall since August
A 19-year-old WSU student was seriously injured early Sunday morning after falling from the third story balcony of an off-campus apartment building.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 9:10 p.m.
Local universities report their students in Paris are unharmed
All Gonzaga University students studying in Paris have checked in and are unharmed but Washington State University was still trying to contact two of its three students Friday evening.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
Regents approve making WSU campus nicotine-free
Cigarettes and other products containing nicotine will soon be banned on the Pullman campus of Washington State University, after the Board of Regents approved the ban on Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 2:22 p.m.
WSU wins grant to help develop arthritis drug from turmeric
Washington State University researchers are working with a Scottsdale, Arizona, company to develop an arthritis drug from turmeric, a spice plant. The research recently won a $225,000 grant from the …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015
100 years ago in Pullman: Students gather for telegraph updates from road football game
From our archives, 100 years ago Washington State College students in Pullman were still recovering from a wild celebration over the football team’s overwhelming 29-0 victory over the Oregon Agricultural …
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015
Lamont Thompson inducted into WSU hall of fame with serene humility
Lamont Thompson was one of those athletes you admire easily. His play on the field spoke volumes about his character and his talent. Simply put he’s probably the best safety …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2015, 1:40 p.m.
New medical school will be named for WSU’s Elson Floyd
Washington State University officials have selected a dean and hired more than 40 physicians and scientists to work in the university’s Spokane medical school, and the school will be named …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015
Doug Clark: What’s another word for hypersensitive?
Today we will examine that old childhood saying … “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can turn some people into uptight politically correct loons.”
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015
Banning terms including ‘male, female, illegal alien’ draws ire at WSU
PULLMAN – Three Washington State University instructors are being accused of violating students’ First Amendment rights by banning terms such as “illegal alien,” “male” and “female” in the classroom. Students …
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015, 9:04 a.m.
WSU instructors under fire for trying to ban words — including “male” and “female” — from use in classes
PULLMAN – Three Washington State University instructors are being accused of violating students’ First Amendment rights by banning terms like “illegal alien,” “male” and “female” in the classroom.