Science fair seeks volunteers
Volunteers are needed for setup, tear-down and to guide visiting students through exhibits at the annual Palouse Kids Judge! hosted by the WSU neuroscience program Thursday, March 12, at Ensminger pavilion. No science background is necessary.
 
WSU students create science-fair projects to convey neuroscience concepts to 8th graders from Spokane.
 
For more information and to sign up, contact Bonnie Brown at 509-475-7212 or bonnie_brown@wsu.edu or stop by McCoy 110.
 
Technical Services helps reduce costs
With budgets tight, Technical Services can help WSU departments and campuses reduce costs.
 
From laboratory apparatus to data equipment, technicians can repair what you can’t afford to replace, reduce repair expenses by avoiding the need for service contracts, and fabricate equipment of all kinds.
 
For more information and labor rates, please see ONLINE @ http://www.techservices.wsu.edu or contact 335-1567.
 
Trading spaces for student success
Office reorganization has resulted in greater access for students this semester to services that increase their opportunities for academic and career success.
 
Staff in the Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Diversity traded spaces to consolidate the Center for Advising and Career Development (CACD) in Lighty 180, 190 and 160. This unit combines the former Student Advising and Learning Center and Career Services. The move minimizes the number of locations students must go to obtain academic and career advising.
 
Staff members in Lighty 260 include those in New Student Programs, Student Conduct, Communications, Student Support Services, the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), and the Ronald E. McNair Achievement Program.
 
Feb. 28 deadline for graduate scholarship
Feb. 28 is the deadline for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation graduate scholarship program.
 
Awards can total as much as $300,000 ($50,000 per year for six years). The foundation will award the scholarships in early summer for use in beginning the first graduate degree program in fall 2009.
 
Candidates must be nominated by the faculty representative at their undergraduate institution. They cannot apply directly. Each university may nominate two candidates. Howard D. Grimes, vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School, is the WSU representative.
 
Guidelines and application materials are available ONLINE @ www.jkcf.org.