Crimson Correspondent

The Crimson Correspondent is an e-newsletter that features updates from Chancellor Lisa Brown on WSU Spokane and its role within the community, the state, and beyond. Read it to see our progress toward becoming a world-class center for health sciences education and research.

Current-Year Issues (2015)

January 21 »

WSU medical school bills gaining support; new episode of the WSU Health Sciences Update; medical-legal partnership formed; WSU Spokane research aids in flu recovery; Nutrition and Excercise Physiology professor on KSPS; and we celebrate staff excellence.

February 20 »

WSU medical school bills advance; $100,000 gift given to medical college; Local doctors share why they support a WSU medical school; WSU Spokane is a Senate Remote Testimony Pilot Project site; Research Symposium is March 6; and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers visits campus.

March 11 »

WSU medical school bills pass the House and Senate; a Coeur d'Alene orthopedic surgeon talks about why she supports a WSU medical school; the Inland Northwest Research Symposium hits campus; the Peirone Warehouse is demolished to make way for the University District Health Clinic; and the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association visits campus.

April 1 »

WSU medical school bill is signed; Teaching Health Centers prolong funding; College of Pharamcy finds possible fight against prostate cancer; High school students explore the health sciences; and five medical students match to Spokane hospitals for residency training.

May 14 »

WSU breaks ground on the University District Health Clinic; an update on the medical school process, the latest edition of the WSU Spokane Magazine is out, WSU Spokane celebrates commencement, and former chancellor Brian Pitcher retires.

June 16 »

Medical school plans move ahead; $100,000 grant will promote healthy homes; WBBA comes to campus; WSU Spokane research shows how moms and dads differ on baby talk; next episode of The Health Sciences Update airing on TV; and first-year residents begin in Spokane.

July 23 »

Legislative session good for WSU Spokane; medical education fund gains generous donations; teaching health clinic construction on track; Na-ha-shnee Health Science Institute comes to campus; and our tribute to Tom Fritz.

August 27 »

A new school year has started; candidates to be the dean of the College of Medicine visit campus; TEAM Conference comes to WSU Spokane; a new student housing website parterns with our campus; and we join the community in thanking our legislators.

September 18 »

A dean is hired for the newly named Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, WSU Spokane students share their stories, students, staff and faculty join Cougs in the Community during the United Way's Day of Action, and Chancellor Lisa Brown presents at the State of Reform conference.