WSU News Archives

Take the plunge with adult swim lessons!

It’s never too late to learn how to swim or become more proficient in the pool. University Recreation is offering adult and women’s only swim lessons starting February 15. Classes are offered for beginner and intermediate swimmers and are based on the American Red Cross curriculum. Registration is $45 for UREC members and is $60 for non-members. Registration closes February 14. For more information visit

The Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) graduate assistant positions 2016-2017

The CDSC is offering two full GAships (tuition and stipend) for 2016-17. If you are interested in digital scholarship, curation, data management, digital production, issues of access, ethics, and collaboration and want to be part of an active team who engages with students, faculty and community members consider applying for a graduate assistantship in the CDSC! The CDSC positions offer opportunities in the following: » More …

Priority registration for Registrar 301 Workshop is open

*You’re invited!*
Registrar 301
Monday, February 15, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., FSHN T101

The Registrar’s Office is using the opportunity of no classes on Presidents Day, February 15, to host an all-day workshop in FSHN T101.

Both new and seasoned colleagues will have the opportunity to hear about and discuss agenda topics with the Registrar’s Office staff.  Note:  There are no prerequisites for this workshop.  There are no special course fees.  LUNCH is included. » More …

Please apply by March 11 to be a judge at SURCA

Please consider signing up to be a judge at the fifth annual WSU Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA). The event will be held on Monday, March 28, with judging to take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the CUB Senior Ballroom (you are also welcome to attend the SURCA Award Ceremony at 4:45 p.m. in the CUB Junior Ballroom). Please sign up by March 11. » More …

MBA information session

The Pullman Data Analytics MBA can provide you an amazing transformative experience, and can open doors to Corporate America! Want to learn more? The MBA Director, Dr. Mauricio Featherman will present on Wednesday, February 10, at 5 p.m. in Todd 101. Please RSVP to Pizza is provided!

Undergraduate Research Awards now open – Scholarship money for mentored research!

Applications are now being accepted for Undergraduate Research Awards. These awards offer scholarships for the 2016/2017 academic year to students who are doing undergraduate research at WSU, or who are planning to start research in the fall. Students from all majors, grades, and campuses are eligible. Since the Office of Undergraduate Research began offering these awards in 2006, hundreds of students have received support for their faculty mentored research – more than $250,000 has been awarded in total. » More …

IPN Seminar: Rewiring the brain: Rule learning enhances structural plasticity in long range axons in the frontal cortex, Dr. Linda Wilbrecht

Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience will be hosting a seminar titled “Rewiring the brain: Rule learning enhances structural plasticity in long range axons in the frontal cortex.” Presented by Dr. Linda Wilbrecht Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology,  University of California, Berkley

Friday, February 12, at 12:10 p.m. » More …

Fourth Annual International Research Travel Award – Request for Proposals

The Office of International Programs and the Office of Research would like to announce the Fourth Annual International Research Travel Award application process is now open for 2016. The collaborative program will fund 3-5 International Research Travel Awards (IRTA) to WSU full-time faculty ranging from $2,000-$5,000 each.  The IRTAs are being offered to assist research faculty in strengthening international collaborative linkages and to enhance significant scholarly and research impact aligned with WSU’s strategic priorities.  These awards are to assist faculty in achieving tangible outcomes e.g. joint publications or research proposals.  The awards are intended for research related activities that will advance the faculty member’s scholarly program.  The 2016 International Research Travel Award Request for Proposals is now online at  All proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on February 15. » More …

February 2016