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UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019

WSU plans to add 20 students to Spokane medical school faces budget hurdle

Washington State University’s plan to increase enrollment at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine caught in budget negotiations.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019

Gleason Neuroscience Institute to open at WSU-Spokane

Improving the lives of people with debilitating brain diseases is the focus of the new Steve Gleason Neuroscience Institute at Washington State University-Spokane.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018

More medical students starting their careers in Spokane

This year, more new medical students are starting their careers in Spokane than in Seattle.

WSU’s ‘Drive to 25’ campaign puts the focus on research

WSU’s new “Drive to 25” campaign to become a research powerhouse includes its health sciences campus in Spokane.

WSU medical school would have a say in residency programs

WSU medical school would join others in the state process for setting up residency programs.

WSU-Spokane to expand graduate degrees at medical school

WSU-Spokane will begin offering master’s and doctoral degrees in nutrition and exercise physiology this fall.

WSU Spokane nets $10 million for scientific health research

Researchers at Washington State University’s College of Medicine have received $10 million in new research grants this fiscal year.

Then and Now: University District

Until Expo ’74, the University District was a maze of railroad tracks and warehouses. Today it is being transformed into a combination of modern college campus, scientific business incubator and …

WSU aims to lower med school debt to help new doctors

Part of the WSU School of Medicine’s mission is training doctors to work in rural and low-income urban areas. One of the best ways to do that is helping students …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017

WSU grad students sound off on GOP tax plan

Washington State University graduate students gathered Wednesday to mount some last-minute opposition to the Republican tax plan that’s barreling through Congress.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 …

Washington State University cable TV channel devoted to health sciences

Washington State University has a new cable television channel devoted to health sciences topics.

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.

U-District building a healthy future

Three years ago, the idea of a new medical school seemed a bridge too far.

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 …

In spite of bias, WSU study finds Spokane police less likely to shoot black suspects


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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …