Stories tagged: WSU Spokane
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 6:29 a.m.
Pedestrian bridge rises in Spokane’s University District
When complete, the $12 million suspension bridge will have a 120-foot-tall arch and connect downtown with the East Central neighborhood.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Bold thinking, collaboration make Spokane shine
On Friday, 60 first-year medical students got their white coats from the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in a ceremony at the Fox Theater. The audience was filled with …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
WSU’s Camp Candoo mixes fun and friendship for children with speech disorder
One year ago, Griffen Grames could barely say his own name. Griffen, 7, has speech apraxia, a motor disorder that makes it hard to plan speech. He knows what he …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Hosts needed to introduce WSU med school students to Spokane
Washington State University, Spokane is looking for local residents willing to help its inaugural class of medical students get acquainted with the community. The volunteer hosts will meet periodically with …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
WSU Spokane puts a halt to Jensen-Byrd Building renovation
Arrival of a new medical school on WSU’s Spokane campus is cited as the chief reason to suspend a project to restore the historic Jensen-Byrd Building.
Wed., May 10, 2017
Lisa Brown to leave significant legacy at WSU Spokane
Lisa Brown worked closely with then-WSU president Elson S. Floyd to push through powerful political obstacles to make the dream a reality.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Lisa Brown stepping down as WSU Spokane chancellor, says she’s considering congressional run
Lisa Brown is stepping down as chancellor of Washington State University’s Spokane campus and says she is again considering a run for Congress.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
WSU-Spokane would lose “branch” from its campus description under proposal before Washington Senate
WSU and UW could trim the term branch from their campuses away from Pullman and Seattle.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Big Avista project across the railroad tracks from WSU Spokane would spur change in maligned neighborhood
Plans are emerging for a major redevelopment project across the railroad tracks from the WSU Spokane campus.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017
Spokane-area economy is creating higher-wage jobs
More than 20,000 new jobs have been created in Spokane County since 2010. Most pay more than the average wage in the county, which is $21.17 per hour, or $44,035 …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Washington State University cable TV channel devoted to health sciences
Washington State University has a new cable television channel devoted to health sciences topics.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 7:25 p.m.
Spokane students use video game skills in robotic surgery tryout
Students from Spokane STEM programs took a turn at robotic demonstrations Friday to pique interest in surgery careers.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016
U-District building a healthy future
Three years ago, the idea of a new medical school seemed a bridge too far.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Spokane Teaching Health Clinic trains a new generation of health-care workers
A new building for the Spokane Teaching Health Clinic opened in August at WSU-Spokane’s campus. The clinic will train the region’s next generation of health care workers while expanding care …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
In spite of bias, WSU study finds Spokane police less likely to shoot black suspects
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 5 a.m.
Developer chosen by WSU to redevelop Jensen-Byrd says warehouse could be ‘magical’ space
A once-doomed brick warehouse on the edge of downtown may be destined to become a centerpiece of Spokane’s University District. Washington State University-Spokane announced last week that a national construction …
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015
WSU research could lead to a simple test to diagnose autism
A study conducted by a Washington State University professor earlier this year bolsters a growing body of research that suggests the pupils of children with autism constrict more slowly when …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2015
WSU to make Jensen-Byrd building a gathering place
Four years after pushing to demolish a century-old warehouse on its growing Spokane campus, Washington State University has decided the historic structure should be preserved as a centerpiece. The university …
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
Senate panel calls for full audit of WWAMI
OLYMPIA – As questions over dueling medical school proposals continue to mount, lawmakers said they wanted a better accounting of how the money is being spent. A Senate committee Thursday …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2015
WSU medical school bills take detour in House, Senate
OLYMPIA – Bills that would give Washington State University the authority to start a medical school in Spokane, which last week seemed on the fast track, have hit an unexpected …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 16, 2015, 7:31 p.m.
WSU cancels pharmacy classes after receiving threat
WSU Spokane has cancelled classes at its College of Pharmacy after receiving an unspecified threat this morning.
Sun., 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 …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014
WSU board approves new teaching health clinic
Spokane’s Riverpoint campus soon will have a 43,000-square-foot medical clinic that will be used as a training site for new doctors and other health care professionals. Washington State University’s board …
Sat., 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 …
Fri., Oct. 10, 2014
WSU Spokane dispenses free flu vaccine at health fair
Katie Gilsdorf sat down with a pharmacy student Thursday, exchanged some paperwork and got her first flu shot ever. It only hurt for about a second, said Gilsdorf, WSU Spokane’s …
Mon., Sept. 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
UW calls WSU medical school study flawed
The University of Washington on Monday criticized as “seriously flawed” a feasibility study supporting for a second public medical school that would be established in Spokane by Washington State University.
Sat., Sept. 13, 2014
WSU regents approve pursuit of medical school
Washington State University officials will start taking steps to establish the state’s second medical school and build a new health clinic in Spokane. The university’s board of regents approved the …
Fri., Sept. 5, 2014
WSU study finds local officers slower to fire at black suspects
Spokane-area law enforcement officers took more than a second longer to shoot black suspects compared to their white and Hispanic counterparts in simulated scenarios studied by Washington State University researchers. …
Sat., Aug. 30, 2014
Clinic’s secular nature intact
Religious directives that some worried could restrict medical care at a new health clinic preparing to open on the Washington State University Spokane campus are being jettisoned. The announcement Friday …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 29, 2014, 1:14 p.m.
Catholic directives won’t apply to new WSU Spokane health clinic
Religious directives that some worried could restrict medical care at a new health clinic preparing to open on the Washington State University Spokane campus are being jettisoned.