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Share your research success for the college bulletin

Hello faculty!
We will be continuing to publish our Research Successes bulletin for the College of Nursing. We have been tracking research successes all summer and we’re looking forward to getting a bulletin out this fall. Please follow these easy steps if you’d like to include your work in the Research Successes:

To have grants and manuscripts included on this informal list:
Please contact Kathy Bridwell when you know your grant is awarded (bridwell@wsu.edu). We want to celebrate these as soon as you find out!
Please email Kathy Bridwell (bridwell@wsu.edu) if a grant or contract did not go through the erex … » More …

Lois James featured in Spokesman for YWCA recognition as a Woman of Achievement

A 7-year-old Lois James would walk across an ornate iron bridge on the River Seine in Paris looking for her friend, the shoeshiner.

James was a white, upper-class Irish-born girl, and the shoeshiner, a poor, black Parisian man. She thinks now he may have been homeless, but she didn’t know, and her mother didn’t mind. Each day they’d talk, mostly about her improvement in learning French.

“He was so friendly,” she says now, even though she’d never had her shoes shined by him. » continue reading Spokesman article

Celebrating research success – submit items for upcoming newsletter

We will be continuing to publish our Research Successes bulletin for the College of Nursing. We have been tracking research successes all summer and we’re looking forward to getting a bulletin out this month. Please follow these easy steps if you’d like to include your work in the Research Successes:

To have grants and manuscripts included on this informal list:

Please contact Kathy Bridwell when you know your grant is awarded (bridwell@wsu.edu). We want to celebrate these as soon as you find out!
Please email Kathy Bridwell (bridwell@wsu.edu) if a grant or contract did not go through the erex process
» More …

Are you a provider who interacts with pregnant and/or postpartum women?

Washington State University is conducting a study on healthcare providers’ perceptions of marijuana use during pregnancy, postpartum, and while breastfeeding. Your input as a healthcare provider who interacts with pregnant and/or postpartum women is really important to us. We are hoping to interview 10 healthcare providers to gain their perspectives on this topic. This interview will be about an hour and you will earn a $50 gift card. Washington State University Institutional Review Board has approved this study.

If you are interested in participating please call 509-358-7707 to schedule an interview. If you know of other healthcare providers who may wish to be interviewed, please … » More …

The Office of Research will be awarding a $500 prize for best “Big Ideas”

The Office of Research will be awarding a $500 prize for best “Big Ideas” submitted by an individual or team from WSU to the NSF 2026 Idea Machine (details below). To be eligible you must submit your idea to NSF by October 5th and send proof of submission to or.orap@wsu.edu. The WSU “Big Ideas” Prize winner will be announced on Monday, October 15th during the launch of Research Week.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the launch of the NSF 2026 Idea Machine, a prize competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) … » More …

Research flash talk invitations

As part of Research Week (October 15-19), the Office of Research has partnered with the colleges to offer four matchmaking sessions. These sessions are designed to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration by providing a platform for faculty to present their research projects in order to find collaborators that will help make these plans a reality. We are currently recruiting presenters in all disciplines and focus areas for potential matches with these topics: » More …