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Communications and News

The Communications Office supports the goals of the University through public relations, public affairs, marketing, events and by supporting the fundraising activities of the Development Office.

News Releases

  • March 13: White Lecture features national pharmacy institute researcher

    By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy 

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Richard Okita, a pharmacy researcher with the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, will present the 2018 Allen I. White Lecture noon Tuesday, March 13, in the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building Walgreens Auditorium on the WSU Spokane campus.

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  • The power of love: When heartbreak gets physical

    By Linda Weiford, WSU News

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Heartache. Heartsick. More than metaphors from love songs and romance novels, they can also portray a real medical condition.

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  • Nursing to launch graduate certificate in public health

    By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

    SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing will introduce a Graduate Certificate in Public Health with enrollment to begin in the fall.

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  • 2017 WSU Photo Year in Review

    The amazing talents of WSU staff photographers Robert Hubner, Shelly Hanks and Dean Hare are on display in this highlight reel of 2017. Enjoy!

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  • Joshua Neumiller takes on national diabetes leadership role

    By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy,

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Joshua Neumiller, professor of pharmacotherapy at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy, has been named chair of the Professional Practice Committee for the American Diabetes Association. 

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  • Student conduct task force submits recommendations

    PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Student Conduct Process Task Force has submitted 32 recommendations designed to make the university’s student conduct process reflect best practices nationally.

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  • WSU College of Nursing personnel changes announced

    By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University College of Nursing Dean Joyce Griffin-Sobel has named new members of her leadership team. 

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  • Campus climate issues addressed by faculty, staff, student

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Five working groups comprised of more than 110 Washington State University students, faculty and staff have begun meeting to develop recommendations for creating a more inclusive and welcoming community at WSU campuses system-wide.

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  • WSU College of Medicine invites participants to first health care hackathon April 13-15

    By Christina VerHeul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

    word cloudSPOKANE, Wash. – To achieve its mission of tackling health care challenges facing underserved communities across the state, the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is hosting its inaugural hackathon April 13-15 at the WSU Spokane campus.

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  • Betty M. Anderson

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Betty M. Anderson, one of the founders of the Washington State University College of Nursing and one of the first inductees into the Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame, died Aug. 13, 2017, at the age of 99.

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  • Quarterly checkups, SBDC partnership, pave growth for turf company, alum

    By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

    planet turf logoSPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Like many small business owners, Jim Connolly is setting goals for the coming year.

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  • WSU study to test sleep technology in chronic insomnia

    By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research

    SPOKANE, Wash. – If you spend your nights staring at the bedroom ceiling, you’re not alone. About a quarter of U.S. adults suffer from insomnia, which significantly impacts their quality of life.

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  • Jan. 26: Free “Healthy People + Healthy Pets” clinic offered at WSU Spokane

    By Addy Hatch, WSU Nursing

    wsu nursing and vetmed logosSPOKANE, Wash. – Students and faculty from the WSU College of Nursing and the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine will join up to host a health-screening clinic for homeless and low-income people and their pets.  

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  • Epigenetics study helps focus search for autism risk factors

    By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane Office of Research

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Scientists have long tried to pin down the causes of autism spectrum disorder. Recent studies have expanded the search for genetic links from identifying genes toward epigenetics, the study of factors that control gene expression and looks at chemical modifications of DNA and the proteins associated with it.

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  • Nutrition, exercise physiology adds master’s, doctorate degrees

    By Christina Verheul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

    Elson S Floyd College of Medicine logoSPOKANE, Wash. – Opportunities in nutrition and exercise research will expand in the fall when the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine will launch two new advanced degree programs at Washington State University Spokane.

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