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WSU Health Sciences Spokane News Releases

  • Why thunderstorms are rare in the Pacific Northwest

    By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News

    weathercatch(2) (2)SPOKANE, Wash. – Last year on May 29, a thunderstorm rolled into parts of eastern Washington and northern Idaho causing sporadic power outages and several reports of minor hail damage to cars. Though the storm caused no significant or widespread damage, the event was big news for residents who witnessed it.

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  • Alumna, 100, a grad of WSU’s first four-year pharmacy class

    By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

    Geraldine-Kerr-headSPOKANE, Wash. – A member of the first graduating class of the four-year bachelor of science in pharmacy degree at Washington State Agricultural College (now Washington State University), Geraldine (“Jeri”) J. Kerr celebrated her 100th birthday on April 16.

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  • Moses Lake business advisor earns state recognition

    By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

    Allan-PetersonMOSES LAKE, Wash. – Allan Peterson, a certified business advisor with the Washington Small Business Development Network (SBDC), was named the network’s 2016 Star Performer for his work with small business owners in eastern Washington.

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  • May 19: Students showcase science, technology projects

    By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

    Presentation-from-last-year's-STEMposium-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Over 200 middle and high school students from eastern Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana will participate in the third annual Spokane STEMposium at Washington State University Spokane on May 19.

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