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Molecular Plant Sciences Seminar – Oct. 7

Mark Lange, Associate Professor, Institute of Biological Chemistry, WSU presents “Bug off!  How secretory structures store concoctions of defense chemicals”

Wednesday, October 7, at 12:10 p.m.
Webster 17



Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Dr. Hongxing Jiang, Tuesday, Oct. 6

The Department of Physics and Astronomy cordially invite all to a colloquium talk featuring Dr. Hongxing Jiang, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University. Dr. Jiang will present his talk, “Hexagonal Boron Nitride Materials – Growth, Properties, and Applications” on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 4:10 pm in Webster B17.Continue reading


Access to the motor pool fuel station

Through the duration of a new building being built in the Grimes Way Steam Plant parking lot, the Motor Pool fuel station will be open for access at most, if not all, times. However, there might be some restricted access for large equipment and tractor trailers during certain hours. The construction project will work with us to get you fuel access.Continue reading


Annual u-pick pumpkins this Saturday

The new Eggert Family Organic Farm will be hosting the annual u-pick pumpkin sales this Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  The free event is open to the public and a great fall family outing.  Jack-o-lanterns, pie pumpkins, and all other farm vegetables will be for sale.  Cash or check only.  Please leave your pets at home.  The farm is located on Animal Science Rd off Terre View Dr. directly behind the Grizzly Bear Center.


Researchers looking for parents and teens!

 Want to receive $40? Researchers here at WSU are looking for high school age students and their parents to participate in a study about music media. We want to know how parents and teens talk with each other about music media and dating relationships.Continue reading


Women’s Resource Center newsletter: Call for submissions

You are invited to submit a piece to LeadHERship, the Women’s Resource Center Newsletter. This item can be about women’s issues, organizations and events, a note of recognition, or even a short essay or poetry that celebrates women’s contributions on our campuses.

If you are interested in submitting to the newsletter, please click here to learn more about the guidelines and deadline.

Questions? Contact: 335-4386 or



Five Blackboard Learn workshops next week

To get the most out of Blackboard Learn, consider attending a workshop presented by WSU Academic Outreach and Innovation. These sessions are offered in person at WSU Pullman, or in videoconference rooms at the other campuses. Next week’s topics are:Continue reading


Entomology Department fall colloquium

Our next Entomology Department Colloquium will be on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The presenter will be Dr. William Kabasenche, WSU School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs. He is also a participating faculty member with the Center of Reproductive Biology.   The topic of his presentation is “Intellectual Humility and Science.”  For more info about Dr. Kabasenche go to: or Colloquium presentations are each Wednesday at noon in FSHN 354 and the AMS dial # is 5709215.


Winterizing irrigation systems

Facilities Services Grounds Department will be winterizing irrigation system. This entails running compressed air through the lines which forces out water to prevent freezing. It may appear the system is running but it isn’t. If you have any concerns or questions contact Kappy Brun, Grounds Supervisor, at 335-9067 or


Seminar TODAY – School of Economic Sciences

The School of Economic Sciences would like to invite you to a seminar today at 3:10 p.m. in the Biotechnology Life Sciences Building (BLS) 402. The talk titled “Alcohol Consumption, Crime and Public Health: Evidence and Policy Implications” will be presented by Dr. Carlos Dobkin, Economics Department, University of California, Santa Cruz.