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Campus & Community

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.

Science & Technology

Trimble and WSU establish Trimble Technology Lab

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

Benefits & Training

October 28 | Building Coalitions Across Great Divides

October 21, 2021
This course is part of the Community and Equity Certificate Program We live in a time of great divides where the tensions and dynamics within today’s culture require us to build more bridges and fewer walls.  This experiential, interactive workshop will allow participants to engage in roleplay exercises, breakout sessions, and critical conversations through which […]

October 27 | Inclement Weather Suspended Operations: Employee Training

October 20, 2021
When it is determined that public safety, health, or property is jeopardized due to emergency conditions, WSU may elect to suspend operations in accordance with the University’s suspended operations procedure. This course highlights the information especially pertinent to employees when operations are suspended. Wednesday, October 27, 9-10:30 am Register here Interested in other training opportunities? […]

October 26 | Employing and Hosting International Scholars and Students at WSU

October 19, 2021
This workshop is intended for any staff member who interacts with international students, scholars, and staff that are temporary residents. Members of WSU Global Services staff will describe eligibility criteria, processes, rules, and policies for hosting and employing international student and scholars residing at WSU on temporary appointments, not permanent residency. Tuesday, October 26, 10:30 […]

October 22 | Understanding Facilities Administration Costs

October 15, 2021
This course is part of the Research Administration Series This course provides insight into the purpose and use of facilities and administrative costs charged to sponsored projects. It addresses the importance of collecting those costs and WSU’s policy on exceptions to sponsors. Additionally, how WSU’s rate was derived, how it is distributed back to areas, […]

University Affairs

WSU adopts new guidance on campus gatherings

October 19, 2021
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID‑19 test within the past 72 hours will be required to attend large gatherings on campus or in WSU facilities beginning Nov. 15 for everyone 12 and older.

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

Veterinary Medicine

Food & Agriculture

Food Science donations help support students

October 7, 2021
This summer, the Puget Sound Institute of Food Technologists donated $100,000 to the School of Food Science while also providing another $50,000 in student scholarships.

Business & Economics

Reports & Updates

Awards & Achievements