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Killer Released
4:22 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Driver Who Fled To Ireland After Deadly WSU Crash Released From Prison

Frederick David Russell was convicted in 2007 of killing three fellow students in a deadly drunk driving crash.
Washington DOC

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 4:20 pm

A former Washington State University student who fled to Ireland after a deadly drunk driving crash has been released from prison.

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WSU Comedian Returns
3:36 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Comedian Returns To WSU To Teach

Ted Tremper graduated from Washington State University and is now coming back to teach a week-long workshop.
Credit Ted Tremper

After graduating and becoming a successful up-and-coming comedian, why would you return to your old college? To teach, of course!  

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WSU Med School
7:21 am
Thu September 18, 2014

WSU Plans Med School While UW Highlights Flaws

Washington State University
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Washington State University leaders announced plans Wednesday for a medical school in Spokane. School leaders approved the idea last week, which has the University of Washington on edge about its own Spokane program.

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WSU Medical School
5:45 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

WSU Board Green Lights New Medical School In Spokane

An existing building on WSU’s Spokane campus would be used for the university’s proposed new medical school. WSU faculty already teach University of Washington students here through a collaborative agreement between the universities.
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Washington State University's Board of Regents unanimously approved a plan Friday to establish a medical school in Spokane. It has the potential to generate 120 new doctors every year in the Northwest. But the move also tees up a fight between Washington's two largest public universities.

The University of Washington in Seattle is currently the state's only public medical school.

But WSU Spokane chancellor Lisa Brown says the program just isn't enough to satisfy the shortage of doctors.

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WSU Medical School
10:48 am
Fri September 12, 2014

WSU 'Well Positioned' To Develop Own Medical School

Washington State University
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By Friday morning, Washington State University leaders could approve one of the biggest educational ventures the school has seen in decades. A new report shows WSU is ready for a full-fledged medical school in Spokane.

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Washington State University
4:52 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

WSU President Floyd's Contract Extended

Washington State University President Elson Floyd.
Credit Washington State University

Washington State University has extended the contract of its president Elson Floyd. 

The WSU board of regents made the announcement at a special meeting today in Pullman. Floyd’s current contract was due to end in 2016. The regents extended that five years to 2021. 

The university says Floyd asked that his current level of compensation—$625,000 a year--remain unchanged at this time. 

Floyd has served as WSU president since May of 2007.

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Obesity Linked to DDT
6:29 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Researchers Link DDT Exposure To Obesity Generations Later

DDT, the insecticide that was once widely used and is now banned in the United States, could be contributing to high obesity rates in the United States.
Credit Brad Smith/Flickr

DDT, the insecticide that was once widely used and is now banned in the United States, could be contributing to high obesity rates in the United States. That’s according to new research out of Washington State University.

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WSU Wine Science Center
4:31 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

WSU Breaks Ground On Wine Science Center In Tri-Cities

Anna King Northwest News Network

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 4:24 pm

Dignitaries and leaders of the Northwest wine industry braved a drizzle for a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday at Washington State University’s new Wine Science Center in the Tri-Cities.

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WSU Jet Fuel Research
4:52 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

WSU Tri-Cities To Head New Federal Jet Bio-fuel Research Center

Anna King Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 4:46 pm

Washington State University will lead a new federal research center focused on finding new biofuels for jet airplanes.

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Northwest Health
5:01 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Delivering Apples To Offices A Healthy Business For Recent College Grads

Anna King. Apple-A-Day's recent college grad owners Danielle LaRiviere [left] and Lexi Schmidt.

Originally published on Wed August 28, 2013 3:45 pm

We’ve all been there. You’re hungry, and you want something good to eat, but there’s no time. So you hit the vending machine for sugar or salt.

A recent Washington State University grad wants to change that. She’s started a Northwest business around a simple, better choice: an urban apple delivery service.

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