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New Faculty Spotlight: Dingwen Tao
October 23, 2020

Dingwen Tao, assistant professor of computer science, is wasting little time in applying his expertise in high‑performance computing to a wide variety of research projects at WSU.

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Campus and Community

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MFA is coming to Office 365 next week
October 23, 2020

Information Technology Services is adding Multi‑Factor Authentication to the Microsoft Office 365 suite of applications on Thursday, Oct. 29.

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Announcements

October 29th – EAP Leading Change
October 23, 2020

Leading the Human Side of Change: Successfully navigating change is one of the biggest challenges that organizations face.

October 29th – Award Administration Part 2: Management of Grants
October 23, 2020

This course provides information on the following forms: Sponsored Project Activity Request (SPAR), Expense Transfer Request (ETR), Self-sponsored Research/Conference account Request (Sideways Form), Expense Assignment Actions (EAA, justification for retroactive transfers only) and the Subcontract request form.

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Science & Technology

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Food & Agriculture

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Pilot project turns corn waste into jet fuel
October 22, 2020

WSU researchers are part of a national effort to find a higher-value use for corn stover, a plentiful source of lignin and a structural molecule used to make advanced jet fuels.

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Health & Medicine

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Politics & Society

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Pandemic brings increased attention to Open Access Week
October 19, 2020

The circumstances brought by COVID‑19 demonstrated why it is essential for universities to support online access to scholarly materials without the barriers often posed by cost and inadequate web accessibility.

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Reports & Updates

A technology year in review 
October 19, 2020

WSU’s central Information Technology Services is pleased to share its 2020 annual report, reflecting on some of the biggest technology projects supporting WSU’s goals this past fiscal year. 

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Serving the state through a stronger WSU system
September 30, 2020

President Kirk Schulz thanked faculty and staff for their flexibility and outlined ongoing efforts to build the WSU system into a more interconnected and interdependent set of campuses.

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WSU statement regarding ProctorU service
September 28, 2020

Members of the WSU administration address questions about security, privacy and other concerns regarding the use of ProctorU to monitor tests taken remotely by students.

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Workday Training is here
September 22, 2020

All WSU employees will use Workday in some capacity from managing their personal information to tracking their time worked/off.

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