In the Media
Articles about the college from around the world.
William E. Babcock ('45 DVM) - October 17, 2017
William Edward Babcock, age 95, died at home in Terre Haute, Indiana.
WSU Elk Hoof Disease Research Candidate Speaks at SPCC February 22
Washington State University is bringing the first of at least four candidates for a new position as elk hoof disease research leader to Olympia for a public presentation on Thursday, Feb. 22.
Daniel Leonard DeWeert ('78 DVM) - September 12, 2017
Dr. Daniel Leonard DeWeert, age 69, of Twisp, passed away at the VA Hospital of Puget Sound on Sept. 12, 2017.
Dr. Sue Ritter Awarded NIH Research Grant
Dr. Sue Ritter has been awarded an NIH grant entitled "Catecholamine Neurons and Metabolic Controls".
Dr. Samantha Gizerian Elected Chair of NACADA Faculty Advising Comission
Dr. Samantha Gizerian has been elected chair of the NACADA Faculty Advising Commission beginning October of 2018.
What dreams may come
If Shakespeare lived today, the playwright would surely be prescribed a sleep study. With his many references to sleep walking, apnea, insomnia, and nightmares, you can almost see the baggy-eyed bard sitting in his nightcap writing by candlelight.
Dr. Mike Corcoran, Presidential Service Award, American Association of Fish Veterinarians
Dr. Corcoran is an associate veterinarian at the New England Aquarium. He was recognized for his service as wet lab instructor and conference organizer for 2014, 2015, and 2017.
Library showcases photos of Guide Dogs for the Blind
Third-year Washington State University veterinary student Amanda Amore knows firsthand how important her puppy-raising work with the national organization Guide Dogs for the Blind is.
Storm runoff presents salmon with toxic one-two punch, study shows
Even if salmon survive their initial exposure to polluted storm runoff, contaminants may leave them permanently disabled, new research shows.
Salmon face double whammy from toxic stormwater
WSU researchers have found that salmon face a double whammy when they swim in the stormwater runoff of urban roadways.
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.