Kristel Hallsson, 37, was serving in Afghanistan when the deaths of two comrades made her recast her career path. Now she's a first-year student at UW-Spokane.
When students begin the 2016-17 academic year, the University of Washington School of Medicine and Gonzaga University will welcome the largest-ever entering class of medical students in Spokane.
The University of Washington is growing in Spokane. On August 10, the UW School of Medicine (UWSOM) welcomes 8 new physician faculty members recruited from in and around Spokane to its medical school teaching team.