WSU News


Shared Leave

Melissa Smith, CAHNRS Communications, has been approved for shared leave.

Those interested in donating leave can contact Human Resource Services, 335-4521, or send in a shared-leave donation form to zip 1014, French 139.  WSU Policies & Procedures Manual Section 60.58 has information about Shared Leave and forms that can be copied for use.

Questions about the procedures to donate earned leave to any approved individual can be directed to Sally Wickizer ( at Human Resource Services.


FREE Day Of ORC Rentals

The Outdoor Recreation Center Rental Shop is offering a FREE day of rentals this upcoming Labor Day Weekend! Rent gear for the weekend of September 5-6, and receive an additional day for FREE to enjoy your rentals on September 7. The Rental Shop offers gear for a variety of outdoor adventures, including tents, bikes, kayaks, and much more. Plus, UREC members get a discount on all rentals!Continue reading


Department of Chemistry Seminar – Today!

The Department of Chemistry invites you to its departmental seminar today, Monday, August 31, at 4:10 p.m. in Fulmer Hall, room 201.

Dr. Bruce Moyer from the Chemical Separations Group at Oak Ridge National Lab will present, Separations Chemistry and its Application to Cleaning up Legacy Nuclear Waste, Closing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, and Increasing the Supply of Critical Materials.Continue reading


Italian Dessert Coffee Hour

Learn about Italian culture and regional history while sampling some delicious homemade Sbrisolona, Torta Caprese, and Tiramisu. The Office of International Programs International Center is hosting the event from 3 – 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 4 in CUB L46.


Play (Tennis) With a Cougar annual event

WSU Women’s Tennis cordially invites you to the annual Play With A Cougar event.

Annual Play with a Cougar Tennis Event
Outdoor Tennis Courts (Across from the UREC)
Friday, September 4
Tennis starts at 4 p.m.
Dinner/Social starts at 5:30 p.m.
All ages are welcome

Cost includes tennis, t-shirt, and dinner
Adults $30
WSU Students/Staff $20
Kids $15

Sign up at

We look forward to seeing you there!



Panopto workshops get tasty start at Tech Test Kitchen

WSU is replacing the Tegrity lecture capture system with Panopto, and Tegrity will be phased out this fall.

Panopto is now installed on all General University Classroom computers on the Pullman campus. It is available for all users with a Blackboard Learn account. Please note that Panopto is not integrated with Angel, which goes off-line at the end of December.Continue reading


53rd Annual Potter Lecture

Please join us for the 53rd Annual Potter Lecture on Thursday, September 10, from 7-9 p.m. in the CUB Auditorium, 177. Admission is free.

This Year’s Speaker will be Dr. Elliott Sober, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He lecture is titled, “Darwin and Inteligent Design.” Professor Sober is a leading figure in the philosophy of biology, and has written extensively on the subject. Continue reading


The Undeserving Rich – a Coffee & Politics event

Join the Foley Institute for the first Coffee & Politics event of the new school year.

During a period of growing inequality, what are Americans attitudes about income redistribution?

Leslie McCall, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at Northwestern University will discuss these issues on Monday, August 31, at noon in the Foley Speaker’s Room, 308 Bryan Hall.Continue reading