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Benefits & Training
Open enrollment period for WSU employees.
Open Enrollment
October 29, 2019

November is the one month each year that changes can be made to your benefits without the occurrence of a special event such as a job change, marriage or other qualifying circumstances.

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Campus and Community

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WSU hockey players help raise $24,000 for Boise Meals on Wheels
November 20, 2019

The Cougar players went all-in on the effort, raising $700 themselves by donating an autographed jersey for the live auction and even contributing their own money to the cause. Cougar Head Coach Chris Soriano’s family matched their donations.

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Science & Technology

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Making energy-efficient buildings healthier
November 13, 2019

Researchers with WSU’s Integrated Design and Construction Laboratory are exploring ways to make energy-efficient buildings more comfortable for those working in them.

Closeup of Maria Gartstein
Building a new generation of female leaders in higher ed
October 28, 2019

With the help of a $1.2 million NSF grant, a WSU psychologist is leading a new program to empower women to seek career advancement and leadership opportunities in higher education throughout the northwest.

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Food & Agriculture

Juhi Patel places packages in an incubator.
Getting mac and cheese to Mars
September 24, 2019

WSU scientists have developed a way to triple the shelf life of ready-to-eat macaroni and cheese, a development that could have benefits for everything from space travel to military use.

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Health & Medicine

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2019 | Borders & Boundaries: Amarillo
November 21, 2019

SPECIAL EVENT | Borders and Boundaries: An Art-Fueled Screening + Conversation with On the and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU

Meet the makers of Cougar VI
November 21, 2019

Spend the afternoon learning more about how Cougar VI – the sixth edition of the Washington State University Alumni Association Cougar Collectors’ Series – came to fruition during an annual Meet the Makers wine tasting.

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