WSU News Archives

Asia Program Lecture on Chinese Garden Aesthetics and the English Landscape Movement – Feb. 18

Would you like to join us in thinking about East-West Global Connections in a new way? Please come to Professor Xinmin Liu’s Lecture  “When the West meets the East in a Garden – the Chinese Garden Aesthetics and the English Landscape Movement in the 18th Century” on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7:04 p.m. in TODD 130. This lecture is part of our Asia Program Spring Symposium, February 18-20. All guests are welcome!


REMINDER—Important deadlines approaching!

The 2016-2017 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Priority deadline is Monday, February 15!

  • This is just the priority deadline but allows for you to maximize your funding opportunities
  • You don’t have to have your taxes done before completing this application- you can use estimates to submit the FAFSA and then later update those estimates with actual figures based on your taxes when done. To complete the FAFSA, click here

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REGISTER NOW: How to Create a Research Poster in PowerPoint Class

FREE CLASS: BCU staff will be offering two sessions of a one and a half hour course in “Creating a Research Poster in PowerPoint” on Monday, February 22, and Tuesday, February 23, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in ADBF 1002.   This class is open to students, grad students, staff and faculty and space will be limited to 50 (with 4 wheelchair spaces). » More …

What’s New in Training?

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a concept that relates to how we manage ourselves and how we relate to others. This topic explores our abilities to recognize, understand and manage our emotions.  Areas of application include team development, effective communication and motivation. » More …

Feb. 18 – Coaching for Growth (Videoconferencing) *Date Correction

The responsibilities of the supervisor include planning for the professional development of employees. Among the many techniques available for accomplishing this is coaching. A blend of highly directive and highly supportive behaviors, coaching successfully implemented leads to improved performance, higher productivity, and increased retention.This course examines the value of coaching as an essential instrument in every supervisor’s toolbox. » More …

ORC Rental Shop weekend special

Looking for a fun way to spend President’s Day? Rent gear for the three day weekend from the Outdoor Recreation Center Rental Shop and receive President’s Day free! Rental items include snowshoes, snowboard and ski packages, ice climbing tools, and more.  The ORC Rental Shop is located across from the Student Recreation Center on North Fairway Drive. For more information on President’s Day rentals, please visit

Thank You!

I just want to say THANK YOU to all those who donated shared leave to me! I am so amazed at the generosity shown to me…it is greatly appreciated.

Heather Stack

February 2016