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2011 Campus Bulletin Archive


December 14

Sale of Jensen-Byrd Building Approved; Nutrition/exercise PhD Returns: Strong Array of Skills Required for Success; WSU Spokane Site for New National Diabetes Clinical Trial; High School Students Get Taste for Health Sciences Careers; SLIDESHOW: In-Class Potluck Makes Learning Easier to Swallow; SLIDESHOW: A Soft Spot for the Library; Nursing College Connects Students through Technology; Cougs Care: Extension Programming Provides Family Support, Helps Inmates Be Better Fathers

November 9

SLIDESHOW: Inside a Poor Man's Shoes - Simulation Helps Health Professions Students Understand Poverty; VIDEO: Vice Provost Gary Pollack on WSU Health Sciences; NIH Grant Funds Study on Medication Management in Transition from Hospital; AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Hands-On Learning Engages Speech & Hearing Sciences Students; Professor is First Nurse Named to Federal Lab Safety Committee; Cougs Care: Improving Literacy Among Child Care Providers

October 19

VIDEO/SLIDESHOW: WSU, Spokane Community Leaders Break Ground on New Biomedical Building; Patients Teach Health Professionals in ALS Forum; Nursing Faculty, Students Help Air National Guard Medics Train; WWAMI Spokane Marks Another First; Cougs Care: Food Preservation Resources Benefit Low-Income Families; SLIDESHOW: Design Students Investigate the Senses in Interactive Exhibit; Open House, New Web site for University District - Sprague Corridor; Grant and Contract Award Summary - July 1 through September 30, 2011

September 21

Business Community Excited: WSU Training to Help Supply Biomedical Workers; Cancer Researchers Receive NIH Funding; Join Us for the Biomedical and Health Sciences Building Groundbreaking; Cougs Care: Providing Mental Health Care to Inmates; Speech & Hearing Sciences Consolidates in Spokane, Joins Division of Health Sciences; SLIDESHOW: Design Students Interpret Campus-Community Connections; Criminal Justice Given Department Status; Higher Education Legislative Tour Visits Spokane; Spokane River Clean-up in the University District

August 17

Biomedical & Health Sciences Building Construction to Start; Spokane Medical students Fill their Summers with Research; Spokane Researcher Studies High Sugar Diet Connection to Heart Disease; New Community Resource to Support Research Growth, Improve Health Outcomes; Doctoral Student Selected to Lead National Nursing Simulation Initiatives; WSU Receives Pharmacy Scholarship Funding from Cardinal Health; Nursing Graduate Supports New Law for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety; Campus Partner Sirti Becomes Innovate Washington; Increased Bus Service to Riverpoint Campus

July 13

WSU Spokane Gets Money to Plan New Downtown Health Clinic; WSU Names New Health Sciences Leadership; VIDEO: Pharmacy, Nursing Partner to Face Emergencies; The Brain Explained: New Model Reveals Decision-Making Mechanisms; Designing a Plan to Age in Place; Large Numbers of Birth Defects Seen near Mountaintop Mining Operations; Hirsch to Retire from College of Nursing; Future Researchers Learn about Biomedicine; Grant and Contract Award Summary - April 1 through June 30, 2011

June 15

Legislature Invests in Health Science Center at Riverpoint; VIDEO: Aging at Home: House-Call Pharmacists Bridge the Gap; Defense Grant Expands Police Fatigue Study to Include Deadly Force Judgment; High School Girls to Explore Orthopaedic Careers at Shriner's; Nursing Student Wins Grant to Study Sex and Colon Cancer; WSU to Close Operations for December Break; Moznette Appointed to Lead Spokane MESA; Phase One Building to Receive Energy Efficiency Upgrades; Road Construction Update

May 11

WSU Awarded $1M NIH Grant for Research on Sleep and Decision Making; Study Expands Time Window for Facial Nerve Rehabilitation; WSU Study to Examine Fatigue and Distraction in Police Driving; SLIDESHOW: Photos of 2011 Commencement Ceremony; Passion for Latino Learning: Friends Earn Education Doctorates Together; SLIDESHOW: White Coat Ceremony; Phone Coaching Tried for Rural Diabetes Patients; VIDEO: WSU Researcher Studies Female War Veteran Transition To Civilian Life; Tribal Students Encouraged to Pursue College Education via STEM Pipeline; Jensen-Byrd Warehouse Offered for Sale-Proceeds to Benefit Medical Expansion; Mary Sánchez Lanier to Lead Pre-Health Sciences, STEM Education

April 20

Health Care as Team Sport; Celebrating a Sixty-Year Anniversary with a New Perspective; Night Shift Police Officers Vulnerable To Health Problems; VIDEO: WSU Nursing Student Tells Story About Her Disability In Ireland; Seed Grants Help Researchers Start New Projects; State Health Officer, Public Health Pharmacist Visit Pharmacy Class; VIDEO: Grant Helps Lure Underprivileged Students to Nursing Careers; SLIDESHOW: Show Us Your Green Photography Competition Winners; Grant and Contract Award Summary - January 1 through March 31, 2011

March 16

Nursing Student DVD Helps Parents Bring Home Baby; Faculty Senate Approves New Spokane Research Center; WSU Small-Town Design Initiative Captures Global Interest; MESA Awarded Funding to Bridge Math Gap; Changes Bring New Focus for Dept. of Health Policy & Administration; Retired Physician Promotes Return to Compassion in Healing; Riverpoint Campus Street Construction Update; Insights for Cultural Exchange: Fulbright Scholar Recalls Spokane Visit; Interim Chair Named for Pharmacotherapy Department; WSU Spokane to Launch Ridesharing Network Mar. 21

February 16

Nursing Students Improve CPR Skills with Regular Practice; WSU to Help Examine the Use of Simulation in Nursing Training; Meadows, MacLean Appointed Associate Deans; VIDEO: Doctoral Student Urges Hospitals to Be Environmental Stewards; Work Begins on Martin Luther King Jr. Way; Science, Math Education Planning Could Improve Collaboration among WSU Campuses; New Riverpoint Campus Map Available; VIDEO: Why Spokane? Medical Student Joseph Wolff Tells His Story; Pharmacy Students Help Fight Flu on Campus; Coming Soon: Ridesharing with Zimride and the New zzusis System

    January 19

    Building a Future in the Health Sciences—A New Year's Message from the Chancellor; PhotoVoice Project Documents Farmworker Living Conditions; WSU Research Breakthrough Among Top 100 Science Stories for 2010; Does It Hurt? WSU Researcher Cautions Use of Perceived Pain Scores in Health Outcomes Research; Medical Students Ponder Tricky Logistical Questions; A Fine Piece of Cougar History; WSU Amongst the 100 'Best Value' Public Universities; Bisagno and Rice Recognized for Employee Excellence; Flu Shots Donated to Employees, Students—Get Yours Tomorrow, Jan. 20; Grant and Contract Award Summary - October 1 through December 31, 2010