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Campus to phase out P.O. Box address, other mail changes

WSU Health Sciences Spokane is doing away with its PO Box address. Please start phasing out all materials listing that address in favor of our street address: 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202-2131

Mail-forwarding from the P.O. Box will stop on July 1, and the box itself will be closed on Dec. 31, 2019.

In addition, here are new mail and shipping deadlines:

10:00 am | ‘Shipping Request Forms’
10:30 am | Outgoing Shipments
10:30 am | Intercampus & USPS Pickup
 1:00 pm | Shipping Drop-off at Mail/Shipping Srvcs Unit
 2:00 pm | Late Intercampus & USPS (Pickup at SAC 130)

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Recently posted to the website

The following were recently posted to the College of Nursing website:

sepia image of interior of Fox Theater

Congratulations December Grads! includes a link to a Flickr photo album with photos from the ceremony. Read more


Honors College nursing student Jacquelyn Deichman analyzed sports-related adolescent concussions to determine whether “return to play” laws have had an effect on treatment. Read more

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Panopto will be unvailable Saturday afternoon

Please note, Panopto services will be unavailable for a system upgrade from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific time on  Saturday, December 15.

During this time users will not be able to access Panopto recordings or the Panopto website. Any attempt to upload will result in a “Server unable to connect” message.

For information about the upgrade, read the Panopto 6.0 release notes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact or 509-335-4320.

Information on WIN conference guide, research posters

Congratulations if you’ll be participating in WIN 2019 in April. Here are a few things you’ll need to know to get ready.

Conference Guide

As in years past, we’ll publish a conference guide detailing all the participants from the WSU College of Nursing. To be included in this guide, please fill out the following form:

DEADLINE: March 15


You’ll find templates for research posters here: :    NOTE: Please make sure to read the guidelines before you get started.

If you need stock photos, please take a look here and let me know what you’d like:

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Where to go for help with the intranet

As Dean Griffin-Sobel noted last week, Addy Hatch’s job has been transferred to WSU News. She will be working half-time for the College of Nursing on communications projects. Because of this change, some duties that have traditionally been handled by the Communications office will be transferred to other departments.

Sharepoint/Intranet: For help with Sharepoint (the intranet), please contact Gerry Manfred or Carl Paukstis.

Gerry can be reached at, or (509) 324-7426
Carl can be reached at, or (509) 324-7262

Reminder, there are instructions on how to upload syllabi and meeting materials on the Intranet landing page (right side, under the data … » More …

Fire alarm testing scheduled Wednesday

Technicians will be testing the Nursing building fire alarm audible/visible alarms on Wednesday, December 12th from 6-6:45 a.m. During this time you will not be required to evacuate the building.

Please share this information with others in your department and thank you for your cooperation.

For any questions, contact

Thumbs up for November

The Practice Lab ‘Midwives’

“Thank you for helping to put together a fun potluck and practice lab games on Halloween!” – Nancy Oberst

Reminder: FGO meeting Friday

Reminder, there’s a Faculty Governance Organization meeting on Friday, Dec. 7, from 2-4 p.m.

Locations: Room 005 in Spokane; via AMS for Tri-Cities (TNRS 1211); Vancouver (VLB 210B); and Yakima (YNUR 111).

An agenda, minutes from the last meeting and supporting documents can be found on the Intranet: FGO, Steering Committee

Your attendance is really appreciated.  We cannot have a vote on faculty issues without a quorum.

If you need to call in, please contact: Sarah Griffith at for the call in number.


New on the website

Read about your colleagues’ work:

Anne Mason discusses the growing trend of teenage insomnia, and what can be done about it:

Janessa Graves did an analysis of treatment for mild head injuries and found that families of rural children pay more for medical care and get less of it:

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