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MSEP Seminar Friday, Dr. Peter Sushko, Oct. 9

Please join us at 12:10 p.m. in ETRL 101 on October 9 for our next MSEP seminar to welcome Peter Sushko from the Pacific Northwest Laboratory, as he presents:  “Control of structure, electronic properties and chemical reactivity through reversible reduction of complex oxides”.  Dr. Sushko is in the Physical Science Division, Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.


Swim vs. Cal This Weekend!

Cougar swim takes on No. 1 Cal Friday, October 9, at 5 p.m. The first 100 fans will receive a ‘fight fight fight’ Pink T-shirt! Then on Saturday the Cougs continue the battle against Cal starting at 10 a.m. Be in Gibb Pool this weekend to cheer on your Cougs!


Videoconference: Leadership and Communication – October 14

Jerman Rose of the Office of the Provost conducts the next Department Chairs and Directors Workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 14,  (7:30-9 a.m.). Entitled “Leadership and Communication,” this session provides a framework through which participants can assess personal leadership styles, learn how differences in leadership styles affect group process and morale, and convey messages that are clear and compelling. Also included is information regarding different communication styles, rapport building, and active listening.Continue reading


Entomology Fall Colliquium

Our next Entomology Department Colloquium will be on Wednesday, October 14. The presenter will be Dr. Joanna Kelley, WSU School of Biological Sciences. She is also a participating faculty member with the WSU Center of Reproductive Biology. The topic of her presentation is “Genomics in Extreme Environments: From Antarctic Midges to Hydrogen Sulfide Adapted Fish.”  For more info about Dr. Kelley go to: Colloquium presentations are each Wednesday at noon in FSHN 354 and the AMS dial # is 5709215.


School of Biological Sciences Seminar, Monday, Oct. 12

The School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University is pleased to invite you to our upcoming SBS seminar.

Jenny Tung, Assistant Professor, Departments of Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology, Duke University presents  “How social interactions shape the genome

Monday, October 12, at 4:10 p.m. in Abelson 201.


Blackboard workshop next week covers communities

Get the most out of Blackboard Learn by attending a workshop presented by WSU Academic Outreach and Innovation. These sessions are offered in person at WSU Pullman or by webinar at the other campuses. Next week’s topic is:

  • Communities at 10 a.m. Oct. 14 (Technology Test Kitchen: Holland 150)

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Oct. 15 – Introduction to WSU Accounting Systems (Videoconferenced)

Originating in Pullman, this course is available via AMS. This course, taking place October 15, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. is one of many WSU Fiscal Management Training Resources. It provides a high level overview of the purpose and inter-relationship of such WSU mainframe accounting systems as DEPPS, BALANCES, FACTS, SCBAIMS, PROPERTY, PAPR, BRS, BPS. Also included is how to read a budget statement and how information in accounting systems feed into the budget statement.

It is important to register in advance.  To do so, click HERE!


Oct. 15 – Whistleblower Act Training (Videoconferenced)

The intent of the Whistleblower Act enacted by the Washington State Legislature is to provide an avenue for state employees to report improper governmental actions. State law preserves the confidentiality of people who file assertions of improper governmental action and of people who provide information for whistleblower investigations.Continue reading