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New training session strives to prevent opioid addiction

New training session strives to prevent opioid addiction

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Showcase, WSU Spokane

A new two-hour seminar at WSU Spokane focuses on communication about opioids in the healthcare field. The seminar emphasizes how to recognize someone who has an opioid addiction and how to look online to find out if people have received multiple opioid prescriptions, said Marian Wilson, WSU Colleg...

Research says cannabis use has decreased among youth

Research says cannabis use has decreased among youth

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, WSU Spokane

WSU researchers found cannabis use among adolescents who work fewer than 10 hours per week decreased since its legalization. This group was led by Janessa Graves, WSU College of Nursing assistant professor and senior Research Scientist Julia Dilley, who was a co-author of the article published in...

College of Medicine releases demographic report

College of Medicine releases demographic report

SANDY VO, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Spokane

The WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine recently released their demographic progress report, showing high numbers of older students, low-income students and Washington residents. According to a press release from WSU Government Relations, 38 percent of those enrolled are low-income students. ...

WSU medical school looking to expand

WSU medical school looking to expand

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Spokane

WSU will continue its tradition as a land grant institution with the expansion of the medical school. The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine located in Spokane was established in 2015 and accepted its first class of 60 students in 2017, said Chris Mulick, WSU director of State Relations. “In...

Students work with Spokane clinic to provide vaccines

Students work with Spokane clinic to provide vaccines

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Spokane

WSU College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy has partnered with Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) to provide immunization vaccines for children and eligible adults in the Spokane County. Kari Lidbeck, SRHD immunization community network specialist, said the target population for immunization...

WSU, local hospital partner to improve service

WSU, local hospital partner to improve service

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

Officials from Pullman Regional Hospital and WSU announced a partnership Nov. 8 to improve health care services in the Pullman community. PRH CEO Scott Adams said the official collaboration is an expansion on over 70 years of work with the university since the hospital was founded. He said PRH...

Excessive heat warning in effect starting Wednesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued an excessive heat watch for Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho which starts Wednesday and ends Friday evening. Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s and peak around 110 in some areas, according to the warning. Overnight lows will dip...

Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ad

Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ad

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Politics, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

Lisa Brown’s campaign has apologized to WSU after using a clip of a person wearing a baseball cap with the university’s logo on it in an advertisement. Brown, the former WSU Spokane Chancellor challenging Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, for her seat representing Washington’s 5th Congressional...

WSU Regents to consider 2 percent tuition hike

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Spokane

The WSU Board of Regents will determine whether to raise students' tuition next fall this Friday at a meeting in Spokane.   Due to the state legislature’s approval of a 2.2 percent increase in tuition for state universities and colleges last July, undergraduate in-state tuition is expected to...

Regents to address $67 million athletics deficit

Regents to address $67 million athletics deficit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

WSU estimated the cumulative deficit facing athletics will be $67 million at the end of the 2018 fiscal year, according to WSU Board of Regents documents. The information was made public due to a new state law that requires regents of the state’s colleges and universities to approve their annual athletic...

WSU Spokane meets budget reduction goals

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Spokane

The WSU Spokane campus will cut nearly $266,000 from its budget to meet the university’s 2.5-percent spending reduction requirements mostly by holding open positions. Terren Roloff, director of communications and public affairs for WSU Spokane, said they are not replacing two vice chancellors, one...

WSU medical school tries to join state health network

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Spokane

WSU’s new medical college has requested the Legislature add it to the state’s hospital residency network program, which connects new doctors with hospitals. House Bill 2443, which currently sits in committee, would add the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine to the Family Medicine Residency Network. “This...

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