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"Columbia Basis College: Expanding strategic partnerships"
Thursday, March 23, 2017Tri-City Herald
...from phlebotomists to doctors from WSU’s new medical school in Spokane...

"City of Spokane breaks ground on new Univesity District bridge"
Monday, March 13, 2017KREM 2
Construction on the University District Gateway Bridge near Washington State University’s Spokane campus began Monday...

"Gov. Inslee spends day in Spokane talking education"
Friday, March 10, 2017KHQ- Q6 TV
...He started at Eastern State Hospital, moved on to WSU Spokane, and finally ended up at the Spokane Education Association..

"Inslee praises Eastern State Hospital during visit to Spokane"
Friday, March 10, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...,Inslee praised Washington State University’s new medical school as an economic development program that would create jobs in biotechnology and health care...

"It takes community to attract physicians"
Thursday, March 09, 2017Yakima Herald.com
...Washington State University’s new medical school in Spokane and expansion at the University of Washington are increasing access to medical schools for state students,...

"WSU, UW look to strengthen their Spokane medical schools-2"
Wednesday, March 08, 2017The Columbian
...But the frosty relationship between the University of Washington and Washington State University over medical-school funding seems to be a thing of the past...

"WSU, UW look to strengthen their Spokane medical schools"
Wednesday, March 08, 2017The Seattle Times
...The WSU school received preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education in October. It is named after the university’s late president, Elson Floyd, who died in 2015...

"WSU takes 'historic step' toward first class of medical students"
Friday, March 03, 2017Vancouver SW Washington Business Journal
From Vancouver to Pullman and places in between, the Washington State University system is gearing up to welcome its first class of students to the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM)...

"WSU study: Alcoholics drink less with the promise of small rewards"
Friday, March 03, 2017The Spokesman-Review
What’s the cheapest way to get an alcoholic to drink less? According to a new WSU study, giving them small rewards might do the trick...

"Big Avista project across the railroad tracks from WSU Spokane would spur change in maligned neighborhood"
Friday, March 03, 2017The Spokesman-Review
Plans are emerging for a major redevelopment project across the railroad tracks from the WSU Spokane campus...

"Photo: Flash-Bach! concert with Zuill Bailey"
Monday, February 27, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...and Grammy Award winner, Zuill Bailey, performs with his 1693 cello for a crowd gathered at the WSU Spokane Academic Center for a Flash-Bach! concert,...

"Kate Webster, towering civic leader and WSU regant, dies"
Monday, February 27, 2017The Seattle Times
...longtime WSU regent who helped the university open campuses in Spokane, the Tri-Cities and Vancouver, Wash. ...

"Tacoma law school delay frustrating but inevitable"
Saturday, February 18, 2017The News Tribune
..In Spokane, the state has doubled down with this summer’s opening of the Washington State University medical school and expansion of a UW medical training program...

"With opioid deaths on the rise, Spokane County expands methadone treatment program"
Saturday, February 18, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...they would not allow a licensed nurse to transport pre-labeled, pre-bottled methadone with seals and everything to the jail until now,” said Dr. Matt Layton, the program’s medical director, speaking from his office in the health district building...

"WSU medical students to spend some time training in Everett"
Monday, February 13, 2017Herald Net - Everett Herald
Washington State University’s new medical school program kicks off in August. One of the first activities for some of those students will be a trip to Everett...

"Spokane-area economy is creating higher-wage jobs"
Monday, February 13, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...The universities’ focus on training health care professionals, including WSU’s new medical school, could pay significant dividends for future job growth,...

"Medical education is booming east of the Cascades, with a new med school at Washington State Univeersity and an expansionof the University of Washington's Spokane training program"
Sunday, February 12, 2017The Seattle Times
The most high-profile development is WSU’s creation of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, the nation’s newest med school....

"With new school opening, medical education surges in Spokane"
Saturday, February 11, 2017KOMONEWS.com
...Named for the late WSU president who pushed for its creation, the Floyd College received preliminary accreditation in October and has started accepting applications for its first class...

"Suddenly, medical eduation is booming in Spokane"
Saturday, February 11, 2017MYNorthwest.com
A new medical school by Washington State University — plus a dramatic expansion of a modest medical training program operated...

"Medicine flourishing in Lilac City - New medical school to enroll 60 per class, open in August"
Saturday, February 11, 2017The Columbian
A new medical school by Washington State University — plus a dramatic expansion of a modest medical training program operated by the University of Washington...

"WSU-Spokane agreement with private university creates pipeline for pharmacy students in the Yakima Valley"
Wednesday, February 01, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...Washington State University-Spokane has a solution: train more Yakima-area students to be pharmacists...

"Education notebook: Mead district hosts STEM Forward event"
Thursday, January 26, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...This STEM Forward event takes places at the WSU Spokane campus, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd., from 6 to 8:15 p.m. ...

"Heritage secures guaranteed spots at WSU for aspiring pharmacists"
Thursday, January 26, 2017Yakima Herald
...The Toppenish-based university recently entered into an agreement with Washington State University to set aside seven guaranteed spots in WSU’s doctoral program for pharmacy for Heritage students...

"State legislators receive update on WSU medical school's progress"
Wednesday, January 25, 2017The Daily Evergreen
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has set a goal to provide more physicians who have studied and conducted residency in the rural areas of Washington...

"Experts give mixed reviews to Denver Police Department's proposed use-of-force policy"
Monday, January 23, 2017The Denver Post
... “When you compare it to the national guidelines, it’s positive and encouraging,” said Lois James, a criminal justice professor at Washington State University...

"Spokane's 770-acre University District searching for new director"
Friday, January 20, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...Major components of the district include the new Washington State University medical school, a medical school partnership between...

"Mentor Connect trains the next generation of Spokane businesses"
Thursday, January 19, 2017Greater Spokane Inc.
...For Michael Ebinger, Director of the WSU Center for Innovation, getting the business community connected with ideas from entrepreneurs was an important reason to take part in the Mentor Connect program...

"Washington state mumps outbreak the worst in the nation in late December"
Wednesday, January 11, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...receives a mumps vaccination from WSU School of Pharmacy student James Kent during a free mumps vaccination clinic...

"Spokane judges have a new tool to decide whether the right people are in jail"
Wednesday, January 11, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...“We want to make sure we have the right people in the jail,” said Jacqueline van Wormer, the county’s criminal justice administrator...

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