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New grants meant to help fight food insecurity among students, among other issues

New grants available to help fight food and housing insecurity

TAYLOR DAVIS, Evergreen reporter September 14, 2023

WSU has been awarded two grants to help with fighting Food and Housing Insecurity, totaling $680,000. Heather Case, Associate Dean of Students, said she is working with the Washington Student Achievement...

WSU President Kirk Schulz speaking about the universitys response to COVID-19 on

President Schulz addresses staff burnout, enrollment during State of the University

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor March 23, 2022

WSU President Kirk Schulz discussed the accomplishments and challenges caused by COVID-19 in the past two years in Wednesday's State of the University Address.  COVID-19 Schulz said when COVID-19...

While grants have been distributed for nonprofits, the application for small businesses is still open.

Whitman County awards grants to nonprofits, small businesses

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor February 21, 2022

County officials are awarding grant money to local nonprofits and small businesses, with 59 businesses in Whitman County stating they are facing financial hardships in a recent survey conducted by county...

There are seven award categories. Last year, there were 33 different recipients, but recipients may win multiple grants.

Research award applications open

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor December 9, 2021

The WSU Office of Undergraduate Research opened up applications until Jan. 21 for seven undergraduate research awards.  Most of the awards are inclusive to students from all disciplines, backgrounds...

The Indigenous-developed and instructed clinic will help build trust between the Indigenous community and health care system.

Grant funds new clinic by and for Indigenous people

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

WSU Spokane’s Native American Health Sciences program is creating the nation's first Indigenous-developed and instructed clinical simulation space to eliminate health disparities and unintended negative...

Elk housed by the College of Veterinary Medicine are being tested for elk hoof disease transmission. The disease causes skin from the hoof to painfully slough off.

These hooves weren’t made for walking

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

WSU researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine recently discovered that elk hoof disease can be transmitted between elk that share the same soil.  Elk hoof disease causes sores to appear on...

Artwork in the Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Exhibition, located in the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, encite feelings of anger, sadness, and hope.

BLM exhibit pulls visitors into powerful message

LANNAN RUIZ September 16, 2021

Time and time again, art has been used to depict and remember the importance of our history, shaping the world’s way of thinking and changing our view of society. This fall semester, Palouse residents...

The community’s biggest need that we have right now is for children and adolescents. [Children] have a hard time managing some of these stresses,” said Karly Port, executive director at PRH Clinic Network.

Hospital discusses visitor guidelines, mental health

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter February 5, 2021

The Pullman Regional Hospital Board of Commissioners discussed new guidelines for hospital visitors of terminal patients, the current financial status of the hospital and COVID-19 effects on mental health...

The art pieces displayed in fall 2021 will be different mediums, including ceramics, sculptures, drawings, digital media and photography.

WSU Museum of Art awards $2,500 to 20 Washington artists

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2020

The WSU Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art awarded 20 artists $2,500 each for their artwork depicting social justice and systemic racism. Artists in Washington were allowed to submit artwork expressing...

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi can help plants absorb light and water. They expand the plant’s root zone and act as a biofertilizer.

WSU Tri-Cities researchers use fungi to replace chemical fertilizers

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2020

A team at WSU Tri-Cities is researching a type of fungus that could replace chemical fertilizers in crops. The team is working to see if applying inoculants that contain arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi...

Some of the businesses that are eligible to receive the money are restaurants, bars, fitness facilities and bowling alleys.

Small businesses to receive $500,000 from county

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief December 2, 2020

Whitman County will distribute $500,000 to small businesses impacted by the latest COVID-19 safety and health state regulations.  Businesses eligible to receive the money are restaurants, bars, fitness...

Marcus Poppen, assistant professor of special education, said his research team plans to use the money to learn about how partnering with employers and schools helps students prepare for life after college.

Grant funds employment opportunities for students receiving special education services

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter December 2, 2020

A team from the WSU College of Education received a two-year $300,000 grant to prepare students who receive special education services for employment after graduation.  Marcus Poppen, assistant professor...

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