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WSU Spokane Magazine

2018 Spring Magazine CoverThe WSU Spokane Magazine prints nearly 9,000 copies and is mailed to more than 5,000 individuals statewide. It showcases the campus and highlights the individuals that shape the campus culture.

You can read each story below online, or read the PDF version.


Daryll DeWaldA Letter from Chancellor Daryll DeWald
WSU Spokane Chancellor Daryll DeWald highlights some partnerships that put WSU Health Sciences Spokane in the community.


Nursing GroupLegacy of Service Continues to Expand
The WSU College of Nursing serves the community…and their pets!


Marian WilsonNursing Research: Online Programs Show Promise in Helping People Cope with Chronic Pain
Nursing’s Marian Wilson is tackling the opioid crisis.


Eye examFederal Grant Aims to Steer Nurse Practitioners Toward Work in Rural and Underserved Clinics
A two-year, $1.3 million federal grant is funding scholarships and other initiatives to attract nurse practitioners to rural and underserved areas.


Medical student in doctor's officeHomestay Program Pairs Medical Students with Local Families
Families in Spokane, Everett, the Tri-Cities and Vancouver open their doors to WSU medical students.


Medical researcherMedicine Boosts Research Portfolio
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is already seeing a major uptick in research grants and awards.


Medical students in anatomy labMedical School’s Holistic Admissions Process Attracts Diverse Class
For the first time ever, more women than men enrolled in medical schools in the United States.


Hackathon WinnersInaugural Hackathon Tackles Rural Health Care Challenges
Participants spent three days working in teams to come up with solutions for rural health challenges.


Erik StilesCoug Nurse Erik Stiles In First Medical School Class
Nursing graduate begins medical school.


Carol QuiggDonor’s Giving Mirrors her Approach to Life
A 1958 graduate gives back to various programs.


Josh NeumillerJoshua Neumiller Takes on Another National Diabetes Leadership Role
Neumiller was named chairperson of the Professional Practice Committee for the American Diabetes Association.


Students with governorAdvocating for Student Support, Increased Access in Higher Ed
Student leaders met with elected officials in Olympia.


Pharmacy compounding winnersChampion Compounders: Student Pharmacists Earn Top Prize in National Compounding Contest
The students took home $1,000 in prize money, plus access to training opportunities.


Education FacultyEducation Faculty Leader has Math K-12 Background
Janet Frost is in her 11th year as a faculty member for the College of Education unit at WSU Spokane.


Kristin CourtneyPara-educators Who Want to Become Teachers Purpose of Changing Program
The program helps para-educators get a master’s degree in teaching and a teaching credential while continuing to work.


My Fresh BasketResearch Roundup
A look around campus to see what research projects are making news


CongratsCongratulations!
A number of WSU Spokane faculty and staff have garnered praise recently