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Graduate Students in the News

  • Education doctoral student wins $15,000 sisterhood scholarship

    By C. Brandon Chapman

    Roxanne Moore, who is earning her PhD in math and science education, has been dedicating her efforts to helping WSU preservice reserchers become better math teachers. Read more

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  • Coug nurse helps his native country with free medical clinic

    by Addy Hatch, WSU News

    Coug nurse Abel Saba’s goal is to open a medical clinic in his native Burkina Faso. This summer he and fellow Coug nurse David Oni took a step toward that dream by traveling to the West African nation to hold free medical clinics. Read More.

     

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  • WSU expands Protein Biotechnology Program through new $2.3 million NIH grant

    The National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health has awarded Washington State University NIH Protein Biotechnology Training Program $2.3 million over the next five years to support training of Ph.D. graduate students. Read More

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  • Student Pharmacist awarded $2,500 scholarship

    by Tia Weyrauch

    Student pharmacist Megan Baker is interested in owning her own pharmacy someday, and she just received a scholarship designed to help her get there.  Read More

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  • The World of Scientific Research

    Now off to Switzerland in search of new insights about aquatic invasive species, Eric Dexter is a late-blooming research success story.  Read More

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  • Alexandria Hudson

    Zebrafish and Hearing Loss
     

    By Yue Hang

    It was a typical Thursday for Alexandria Hudson, a doctoral candidate in neuroscience at the Washington State University Vancouver campus. She went to the Coffin Lab, where she worked, to check the result of her experiment.

    “The result will be used for my presentation at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology conference next week,” says Alexandria, though she had no idea what the result would be. “It’s the fun part of science—sometimes, the results will be surprising.”

    The upcoming conference is not the first one Alexandria has participated in. Since starting her Ph.D. program in 2016, … » More …

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  • Michael Gonzalez

    By Cheryl Reed

    Michael Gonzalez, a 2015 WSU doctoral graduate and ARCS scholar, recently visited WSU to talk with graduate students about postdoctoral opportunities at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), where he now works.

    After completing his doctoral degree at WSU, Michael did a postdoc at the Center for Applied Genomics at CHOP and is now a staff scientist at the hospital utilizing computational and bioinformatics tools to identify genetic mechanisms involved in a number of disorders in pediatric medicine, specifically attempting to answer basic questions about how the immune system functions in certain disease states. His research has looked at some rare diseases … » More …

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  • Kaitlin Witherell

    By Ruth Williams

    Kaitlin Witherell, a doctoral student in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at WSU, was destined to become a scientist. When she was young, she frequently went to work with her mother, who is also a scientist. As Kaitlin grew older, so did her interest in microbiology. In high school she conducted an extensive project on the micro-organisms that live off the oxidation of the Titanic.

    “I’d been sitting in the lab for 12 hours one day, and realized that I wasn’t sick of studying it yet,” says Kaitlin. “That was when I realized how much I liked it!”

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  • Lisa Gloss appointed dean of WSU Graduate School

    Lisa Gloss has been appointed as dean of the WSU Graduate School effective Jan. 1. Gloss has been serving as the interim dean since August 2017. Her accomplishments and success as interim dean were integral to the provost’s decision. Read More

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  • Associate Dean Lori Carris Named Fellow of Mycological Society of America

    The newest Fellow of the Mycological Society of America, award-winning Washington State University scientist and teacher Lori Carris helps us understand the incredible impact that fungi have on our crops, our lives and our world. Read More.

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