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Campus & Community

Celebrating first‑gen Cougs: WSU Pullman

October 22, 2021
In the days leading up to National First-Generation Day on Nov. 8, the WSU Insider is featuring first-generation students, faculty, and staff on each of the university’s campuses.

Science & Technology

Trimble and WSU establish Trimble Technology Lab

October 21, 2021
The lab’s aim is to help the university produce “work‑ready, day‑one” graduates by providing training in the tools they’ll ultimately use in the office and field upon graduation.

Benefits & Training

Nov. 3 | New Employee Orientation

October 27, 2021
New to WSU? Orientation sessions are available to help you learn more about your position at Washington State University. All new employees are encouraged to attend within their first 30 days of employment. Orientation is divided into two sessions: Part 1: New Employee Orientation occurs from 8:30 AM–12:30 PM and provides information on medical, dental, life and […]

Nov. 4 | Ins and Outs of Contracts

October 27, 2021
This course is part of the Research Administration Series.  This course covers issues unique to contracts at WSU. Specific topics include: Overview of the scope of research Basic definitions Business aspects of contracts Four basic principles in contracting WSU’s Standard Research Agreement Hot topics associated with contracts Contract close-out Wednesday, November 3, 2:00–3:45 PM Register […]

Long Term Disability Insurance Coverage Changes in 2022 – Attention Recommended

October 27, 2021
Changes to the Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits will impact all benefit-eligible employees starting January 1, 2022, as recently explained in a letter mailed by the Health Care Authority to all benefit-eligible employees’ residential addresses.  One of the changes is an automatic enrollment into the 60% benefit plan, unless you opt-out or elect the new […]

Nov. 2 | Electronic Forms System Training

October 27, 2021
Please note, this course is not a Workday training. Please see the Workday Training Catalog for a complete list of Workday courses and learning materials. This course provides an overview regarding how the electronic forms system functions. Tuesday, November 2, 10:00–11:00 AM Register here Interested in other training opportunities? Visit the WSU Training Website.

University Affairs

Featured Events

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Arts & Culture

Jazz concert at WSU on Oct. 12

October 8, 2021
The School of Music will present its first jazz concert of the year at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Kimbrough Concert Hall.

Ways to bridge community divides

October 4, 2021
Helping to bridge divides of understanding within communities is at the heart of four free, public presentations by WSU Humanities professors to be hosted online in October.

Politics & Society

The Constitution out loud: A public reading

September 13, 2021
To celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day, the WSU Libraries will sponsor a round-robin public reading of the Constitution starting at noon on Friday, Sept. 17, in the Terrell Library Atrium.

Health & Medicine

Celebrating first‑gen Cougs: WSU Spokane

October 20, 2021
In the days leading up to National First-Generation Day on Nov. 8, the WSU Insider is featuring first-generation students, faculty, and staff on each of the university’s campuses.

Veterinary Medicine

Food & Agriculture

Business & Economics

Reports & Updates

Awards & Achievements