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2012 Campus Bulletin Archive


December 5

Former Washington Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown to Lead WSU Spokane; SLIDESHOW: Reception Honors Supporters of Second-Year Medical Education, Health Sciences; $1.6M Grant Helps WSU Take Success at Addressing Child Trauma to Schools Statewide; VIDEO: New Class Helps Students Better Understand Russian-speaking Patients; Medical Student Research on Chronic Kidney Disease Wins Top Honors; Pharmacy Professor Takes New Administrative Role; Renewed Agreement Ensures WSU Nursing Training for Cadets; Pharmacy Students Publish Comparison of Diabetes Management Smartphone Apps; Nursing Students Team Up to Clean Up Neighborhood Park

October 17

Student Outreach Project Teaches High School Students about Health Careers; Nursing Hosts National Simulation Technology Conference; SLIDESHOW: Health Fair Provides Screenings, Lifestyle Information; Changes to Wireless Access Increase Security, Reliability; Students Offer Free Diet and Exercise Clinic; Who Went Where: Campus Moves Accommodate Growth; Grants and Contract Award Summary - July 1 through Sept. 30

September 19

Penn State Pharmacogenetics Researcher Hired by College of Pharmacy; WSU Nursing Researcher Helps Area Health Groups with Transitions Care Model; Researcher Finds Plant-Based Compounds that Help Slow Cancer's Spread; WSU Partnership Helps Rural School District Win $1.2 Million Education Grant; Health Policy Expert Highlights Unheralded Benefit of Affordable Care Act; Scientist Researches Cure for Newborn Immune Deficiency; Seed Grants Fund Research on Nursing, Sleep; WSU Posts Enrollment Record Despite Dip in Freshman Numbers

August 15

Health Sciences Students Learn to Work Together in Othello; First in Spokane: WSU Scientist Named to State Science Academy; Doctoral Student Examines Barriers to Fitness After Birth for Military Moms; Texas Firm Cancels Purchase of Spokane's Jensen-Byrd Building; New Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Launched; Street Construction Starts on Spokane Falls Boulevard; New Student Leadership to Focus on Community, Teamwork; SLIDESHOW: Project Lead The Way - Science Teachers Practice Skills They Will Teach in the Fall; Riverpoint Campus Parking Services Update

July 11

VIDEO: Medical Faculty Develop Pilot Second-Year Curriculum; WSU Expands Health Sciences Leadership Team; SLIDESHOW: Young Women Exposed to Orthopedic Careers; Michigan Professor to Lead New Drug Sciences Unit at WSU; Effectiveness of Telephone Intervention on Medication Adherence Focus of Pharmacy Study; WSU Physiology Student Lands National Grant; Na-ha-shnee Institute Lets Students Explore Health Science Careers; Cougs Care: Spokane Medical Students Exposed to Rural Practice; Grant and Contract Award Summary - April 1 through June 30, 2012

June 13

WSU Researcher Explores Use of iPad Video to Help Children with Autism; Foundation Board Members See Value of Spokane Campus; VIDEO: Lake Roosevelt Students Use "Scrap Power" to Solve Real Problems; VIDEO: Spokane Medical Students Take on Summer Research Projects; SLIDESHOW: Campus, Community Celebrate the Opening of Martin Luther King Jr. Way; Spokane STEM Network Appoints Winder Executive Director

May 9

Machine Guns to Nursing: Degree Completes Life Journey for Spokane Graduate; SLIDESHOW: 2012 Commencement Ceremony; VIDEO: Cougs Care: Third Time's a Charm—Nursing Graduate Ready to Serve Native Community; Jensen-Byrd Property Sale Expected to Close Next Year; New Spokane STEM Network Wins Grant to Coordinate Programs; SLIDESHOW: Pharmacy Faculty, Students Participate in Disaster Training Exercise

April 18

State Funding Approved: Biomedical and Health Sciences Building Stays on Track; VIDEO: The Spokane Half Dozen—Six Medical Students to Stay and Work Here After Graduation; Why We Sleep: NIH-Funded Study Explores Tie between Sleep and Brain Metabolism; SLIDESHOW: Students Contribute to Medical Mission in Guatemala; WWAMI Medical Education Program Celebrates 40 Years of Service; VIDEO: Area Middle Schoolers Tackle Windmill Challenge in Science Competition; Apr. 20, Interdisciplinary Design Institute Tribute; Grant and Contract Award Summary - January 1 through March 31, 2012

March 15

VIDEO: Team Challenge Unites Spokane Health Professions Students; Local Health Agency Awards Grants to Boost WSU Health Sciences Research; VIDEO: Japanese Pharmacy Students Visit Campus; Riverpoint Campus Goes Tobacco Free on May 1; VIDEO: Student Teacher Uses Rap Lyrics as Learning Tool; Student-Organized Health Fair Serves Visually Impaired; VIDEO: Cougs Care: Giving Back to the Tribe; Student Nurses Address Health Policy Concerns in Olympia

February 15

VIDEO: Bridging the Gap between Health Providers and Russian-speaking Patients; WSU Team Helps Support Parents through Home Visitation; SLIDESHOW: All Aboard for Rural Health Care Access; SLIDESHOW: Medical Students Reach Out to School Children; Celebrating Science and Community Involvement at Rogers; SLIDESHOW: Foley Furniture on Display at Riverpoint Library; Stier Memorial Lecture to Focus on Healthy Community Design; Inland Northwest Research Symposium to Foster Scholarship and Discovery; New Cougar Crimson Vehicle Plates On Sale

January 19

WSU Researchers to Help Young Warfighters Become Socially Adept; Nursing Visits Tied to Improved Environmental Health; VIDEO: Pharmacy Faculty Create Company to Help Families with Drug Concerns; SLIDESHOW: Construction Crane Installed for Biomedical & Health Sciences Building; Special Session Advocates College Credit for WSU-affiliated STEM Courses; VIDEO: Cougs Care: The Lure (and Challenges) of Rural Medicine; University District-Sprague Corridor Planning Study Update; Grant and Contract Award Summary - October 1 through December 31, 2011