In the Media
Articles about the college from around the world.
Unraveling a curious killer
In the ghoulish world of infectious disease agents, prions might well be the zombies. Unlike bacteria and viruses, prions have no DNA, yet still manage to replicate. Nearly indestructible themselves, the tiny agents slowly ravage the brains of their victims in an infection that is always fatal.
Dr. Patricia Hunt, Center for Reproductive Biology and School of Molecular Biosciences faculty, has received the HIGHEST award offered by the Society for the Study of Reproduction. Congratulations for receiving the Carl G. Hartman award!
Supported by a grant from Cook Medical, the highest award of the SSR is given in recognition of a career of research and scholarly activities in the field of reproductive biology.
Jessica Higginbotham Awarded NIH Fellowship Grant
Graduate student Jessica Higginbotham has been awarded a fellowship grant from the NIH entitiled Regulatory mechanisms of cocaine memory reconsolidation in the basolateral amygdala.
Hundreds of people and pets served by new WSU clinic
Nearly 100 people and 125 dogs and cats visited a new clinic offering health care to homeless and low-income people and their pets Friday, on the campus of Washington State University Spokane.
WSU vet and nursing students team up for low-income healthcare clinic
Washington State University College of Nursing students teamed up with their veterinary counterparts on Friday to hold the school's first ever homeless and low-income health screening clinic in Spokane.
Helping scientists learn to convey their passion
Now the WSU Vancouver assistant professor is leading her second conference on the subject, Science Talk ’18 this March 1 and 2 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. She will also lead a research communication workshop in Pullman next week.
Pets, People Get Care At WSU Spokane Clinic
The Healthy People + Healthy Pets free clinic was to begin at 9:30 a.m. But word had spread through the community and about 10 minutes before the scheduled opening, the lobby was already filled.
Fighting infection a new, old way
Before antibiotics were invented, people often used silver, a known antimicrobial that can also be toxic, to tackle infections.
Global Animal Health Phase II building approved
The nearly $114 million for construction and renovation projects has been approved by state lawmakers and Gov. Jay Inslee. The funding is part of the $4.3 billion capital budget that state lawmakers approved.
Global Animal Health Building, Phase II
Phase II of the Global Animal Health Building (GAH2) will directly adjoin the Phase I (Allen Center) building completed in 2013.
Elk hoof disease research in hands of Washington State University Veterinary School
Washington State University is poised to take over inconclusive research on elk hoof disease that’s been plaguing elk west of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon.
WSU suspends therapeutic horsemanship program
Washington State University's Palouse Area Therapeutic Horsemanship program has been temporarily suspended because of a lack of instructors and difficulties with the current facility.
New tool helps countries eliminate dog-mediated rabies
In many Western and Asian countries, combining mass dog rabies vaccinations with collaborations between human and veterinary medicine has drastically reduced human exposure to rabies.
Dr. Sue Ritter Awarded American Diabetes Association Research Award
Dr. Sue Ritter has been awarded an American Diabetes Association grant entitled "Hindbrain Catecholamine Neurons, Glucoregulation and HAAF".
Equine herpesvirus-1, neuropathogenic strain detected in King County, Washington
Last week, WSDA was notified of a laboratory-verified case of equine herpes virus myeloencephalopathy or EHV-1, neuropathogenic strain, in King County.
Palmer leads project seeking to eliminate rabies deaths
With offices in Kenya, Tanzania, and a partnership with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology, WSU uses animal science to make a difference in the lives of Africans.
Does Zika Virus Cause Birth Defects in Africa?
Could it be possible that Zika was responsible for some of the birth defects in Kenya and the health authorities were not aware?
How To Help Animals During The California Fires, Because They’re Just As Vulnerable As You
As blazes continue to sweep across the greater Los Angeles area, residents are forced to face the question of how to protect animals from the Southern California wildfires.
Dr. Turbeville talks about pets in light of SoCal fires on "AirTalk" (starts at 128:05)
A brush fire broke out along the 405 Freeway at Mulholland Drive shortly before 5 a.m. on Wednesday, burning uphill through homes and threatening the Getty Center.
Ronald L. Persing ('54 DVM) - July 28, 2017
Dr. Persing (Washington State '54), 88, Springfield, Oregon, died July 28, 2017. He worked as a staff pathologist for Battelle Laboratory in Columbus, Ohio, prior to retirement in 1995.