In the Media
Articles about the college from around the world.
How Do Marijuana Strains And Doses Affect Depression And Anxiety?
Can marijuana improve symptoms of depression, stress and anxiety, or does it make them worse? A new study conducted by scientists from Washington State University used a novel approach to address the topic.
Marijuana And Meditation May Both Reduce Anxiety. Which Is Better?
One study, from Washington State University, tries to quantify the ratio of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) that’s most effective for stress, anxiety, and depression.
Goldwater Scholarship awarded to Zachary Howard
Zachary Howard, a Washington State University genetics and cell biology major, has received a $7,500 distinguished scholarship from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
Junior Zachary Howard Receives Goldwater Scholarship for 2018-19
Congratulations to Zach Howard, Sammamish, Washington native, SMB STARS student working with College of Veterinary Medicine Allen School investigator Dr. Anders Omsland!
Students Shine at SURCA 2018
During the recent 2018 Student Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts (SURCA) exposition, many SMB students and SMB labs were well represented.
WSU Raptor Club wants to protect birds of prey
The WSU Raptor Club is one of the only clubs on campus that allows students and community members to interact directly with wildlife without any prior experience.
2018 Woman of Distinction: Saving animal lives every day
Katrina Mealey is the Richard L. Ott Endowed Chair in Small Animal Medicine and Research at WSU, the founding director of PrIMe (Program in Individualized Medicine for animals), a National Academy of Inventors member, and global expert in veterinary pharmacogenetics.
WSU Elk Hoof Disease Research Candidate Speaks at SPSCC April 12
Washington State University is bringing the fourth of five candidates for a new position as elk hoof disease research leader to Olympia for a public presentation on Thursday, April 12.
WSU veterinary students unite, raise suicide awareness
Study shows veterinary students more likely to have suicidal thoughts than rest of U.S. adult population
WSU, Veterinary Clinics Working to End Rabies
Every time a dog comes in for a rabies vaccination at the Lien Animal Clinic in West Seattle, the clinic donates $1 to the WSU Canine Rabies Vaccination Program to help end rabies around the globe.
Dog’s Best Friend
Wheelchair-bound Tom Stark falls over unconscious while crossing the street with his service dog Hoover, an English Shepherd. Sadly, before Stark can take the meds, Hoover, with his pale brown “eyebrows” and white paws, eats the handful of the pills and dies.
Idaho County Sheriff says wounded puppy was not shot
The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office is disputing rumors that a puppy under the care of Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital was shot in the jaw by its owner this weekend in Kamiah.
Tips for running with your dog in Spokane
Katrina Mealey runs at least 1 mile regularly with her 13-year-old Jack Russell terrier. While training for marathons, she brings her older dog home and immediately goes back out on the trail with her young German Shorthaired Pointer to run another 4 to 8 miles.
Ahlers Wins GPSA Research Exposition
Laura Ahlers won first place in the Medical and Life Sciences Division for poster presentations during WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association’s 2018 Research Exposition held March 29.
3 Minute Thesis Winner: Naomi Wallace, Neuroscience Graduate Student
Naomi Wallace, Neuroscience Ph.D. candidate, won the university-wide 3 Minute Thesis competition.
WSU Elk Hoof Disease Research Candidate Speaks at SPCC March 29
Washington State University is bringing the third of five candidates for a new position as elk hoof disease research leader to Olympia for a public presentation on Thursday, Mar. 29.
Robert Olds (’67 DVM), performs surgery on rescue of SC dog with foot crushed in metal coyote trap, story goes viral
An online video of a dog being rescued after her foot was crushed in a metal coyote trap has gone viral.
Dr. Haseltine featured in Leading Edge Voices of the scientific journal Cell
SMB investigator Cynthia Haseltine was featured in the Leading Edge Voices of theMarch 8, 2018 issue of Cell, discussing novel protein functions discovered when Archea proteins are compared to other microbes.
Solving world hunger, one cow at a time
After spending 10 years in Thailand as a child, Jon Oatley, director of the Center for Reproductive Biology at Washington State University, developed a passion for ending food insecurity around the world.
Washington rabbit owners - be aware of deadly rabbit virus reported in British Columbia
A deadly virus that infects both domestic and feral European rabbits has been detected in British Columbia.