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2009 Campus Bulletin Archive


December 16

Budget Update from the Chancellor; SLIDESHOW: Staying Healthy Through the Holidays—ExMet Students Provide Food, Advice to Clinical Trial Participants; Design Students Bring Ritzville History to Life; Stier Memorial Lecture to Discuss Hidden Stresses and Your Health; Artistic Perspectives Shed Light on Meth Addiction; WSU Spokane TV: Our YouTube Channel; WSU Regents Approve Creation of University College; Submit Abstracts and Save the Date: Showcase 2010; Call for Abstracts: 2010 Inland Northwest Health Science Research Symposium; Save the Date for WSU Spokane Spring Campus Kickoff

November 18

Calling Dr. Nurse; Spokane Heart Study Outcome: Higher Phosphorus and Lower Kidney Function May Increase Risk of Heart Disease; Dean Testifies to House on Water Quality Issues; SLIDESHOW: ExMet Students Vital to Healthy Fair Success; WSU Education Programs Receive State, National Accreditation; Phase II of “Go Cougs” Television Campaign Launches; Blessing Ceremony Brings Nursing Building Full Circle; Future Campus Thoroughfare to Be Named Martin Luther King Jr. Way; Save the Date: Riverpoint Campus Holiday Reception

October 14

When Will Spokane Get a Four-Year Medical School?; WSU Chooses Design Firm for Next Building at Riverpoint Campus; Second Grant Continues Math Partnership of School Districts, Universities; Teaming Up (Again) for Students; Education Comes Alive Through Interactive and Sustainable Design Structures; Criminal Justice Professor’s Book Tackles Cross-Cultural Police Training Issues; Alumni Spotlight—Luke Van Duyn, Interior Design; Celebrate Your Health at Healthy Fair 2009; Grant and Contract Award Summary - July 1 through September 30, 2009

September 16

Joining Forces to Understand a Rare Disorder; Regents Approve Spokane Building Project; WSU Spokane Fall Enrollment Reflects Campus Focus; President Will Give State of the University Address; New Datacenter Keeps Riverpoint on Track for Growth; Distinguished Doctors; Floyd among Few Presidents with Interactive Blog; Third Annual ALS Forum Held October 19; Show Your Cougar Pride: Participate in Imagine U @ WSU; Celebrate University District Month; Cleaning up in the University District: Spokane River Clean-up Set for September 26

August 19

Spokane ACCORD Trial Concludes, Positions Research Team for Additional Clinical Trials; Interim Dean Named at College of Pharmacy; Eat, Sleep, Stay Warm: How Our Bodies Find the Balance; Power Management Software Contributes to a Greener Campus; 2009 Seed Grant Recipients Announced; Meier Moving Office, Research Lab to Spokane; Exercise Science Master’s Program Reopens; Cleveland Visiting Scholar Presentation—Acting Today to Assure Tomorrow’s Nursing Workforce

July 15

Criminal Justice Professor Studies Fatigue, Performance, and Public Safety; Slinker Named Vice Provost for Health Sciences; Design Institute Continues Interdisciplinary Effort; Roll Publishes Book on Methamphetamine Addiction; Interim Chair Named for Health Policy and Administration; Students First: Joan Menzies; Business After Hours To Be Hosted on the Riverpoint Campus; Grant and Contract Award Summary - April 1 through June 30, 2009

June 10

Researchers Track Down Samples In Search of Better Health For Kids; Meet the Faculty @ WWAMI: Levente Kapás & Éva Szentirmai; Health Care Programs Join in Human Patient Simulation Exercise; Interior Design Students Sweep Top National Honors; Spokane’s “Innovation Ecosystem” Taking Root at Riverpoint Campus; Top Sleep Researchers Gather at WSU Spokane; Getting from Point A to Point B—Safely

May 20

Budget Update from the Chancellor; Sleep Researchers Receive Air Force Grant to Model Cognitive Fatigue; Landscape Architecture Students Explore Energy Alternatives; Campus Development Update: Funding Approved for Design of New Riverpoint Building; SLIDESHOW: Nursing Building Dedication; Farewell to Health Policy and Administration Chair Winsor Schmidt; WSU Nursing Student Produces Award-Winning Health Education Video; SLIDESHOWS: Commencement 2009; WSU Spokane Faculty Excellence Honor Awarded to Kennedy; Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association and Sirti Partner to Grow Life Sciences Companies in Eastern Washington; SimMan® Visits Riverpoint Dental Hygiene Clinic; New Bike Benefits Riverpoint Campus; Cougar Contest: Bike to Work Week Team Results

April 8

Teen Girls Catching up to Boys in Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome; Biennial Budget Timeline, Comparison Chart, Questions Considered; Spokane Healing Garden Embraces Native American Traditions; New Riverpoint Art to Be Dedicated on May 7; Kehrer to Become Dean of University of Alberta College of Pharmacy; Riverpoint Partners Want All Students Ready for College Math Success; SLIDESHOW: White Coat Ceremony Held for Inaugural WWAMI Spokane Class; Learn about Plans for Campus and Beyond; Grant and Contract Award Summary - January 1 through March 31, 2009

March 11

Pharmacy Faculty, Students Help with Research to Enhance Elementary School Science Education; WSU Veterinary College to Open Spokane Clinic with $3.5 Million Gifts; Child Trauma—Using Schools to Break the Cycle; Riverpoint Campus Master Plan Community Workshops Scheduled; WSU, Spokane Public Schools Partnership Aims to Close Achievement Gap; Evaluators May Meet Spokane Employees April 2; Regents' Executive Committee Approves Two Spokane Projects; WSU Spokane Student Wins Fellowship, Embarks on Journey into Leadership and Government; Spokane MESA Students Use the Brain to Understand Science; Student Pharmacists Advocate for Student, Pharmacy Issues in Olympia; Celebrate Academic Excellence at Showcase

February 11

Team Approach Breathes Life into Teaching; Washingtonians Voice Support for Merit Selection of Judges; WSU College of Pharmacy to Cut State Funding of Research Center; Book Collection Benefits Charity, Graduate Education; WSU Reports Strong Spring Enrollment; WSU Spokane Presents Heather Raffo's "9 Parts of Desire"; Scharff, Rice Receive Staff Excellence Awards; Be Our Fan on Facebook and get LinkedIn

January 14

WSU Researchers Awarded $1.4M for Driver Fatigue Studies; Faculty Expertise Leads to College Role in Emergency Response; First Cougar Gold Scholar to Continue Fight against Childhood Obesity; Designing a Downtown Identity: Finding the Ritz in Ritzville; WIMHRT Wrapping Up Westside Flood Counseling Analysis; New Book Exemplifies Importance of Collaboration between Practitioners of Health and the Built Environment; Magnuson Building Transferred to Community Colleges of Spokane; Showcase 2009: Submit an Abstract and Save the Date; Grant and Contract Award Summary - October 1 through December 31, 2008