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School of Biological Sciences Seminar, Feb. 8

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

Sarah Schaack, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Reed College presents “The Genome-Wide Dynamics of Spontaneous Mutations over Long- and Short- Time Scales”

Monday, February 8, at 4:10 p.m. in Abelson 201.

School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering Seminar Series – Dr. Ann Majewicz – Feb. 11

Thursday, February 11th is another installment of the School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering’s Seminar Series.

This week, Dr. Ann Majewicz, Assistant Professor at The University of Texas, Dallas, will present “Designing Human-in-the-Loop Systems for Surgical Training and Intervention”.

The seminar is open to the public and begins at 11:10 a.m. in the Engineering Technology & Research Laboratories building; ETRL 101. Refreshments will be served in ETRL 119 for attendees at 10:30 a.m.

Fulbright Seminar

WSU Fulbright Academy will hold a seminar Feb. 11 at noon, in CUE 518.

Dr. Donna Potts is an English professor at WSU. She will reflect on our Fulbright experience in Ireland.

Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Erin-Kae Rice:

International Student Services available online

The Washington State University Office of International Programs Global Services Department now offers many of its services online. International students can conveniently request new I-20s/DS-2019s, Reduced Course Loads, Optional Practical Training, Visa Support Letters, and many more services through our online portal at Students may still meet in person by appointment or coming in during walk-in hours of 1 – 3 p.m. Monday – Friday in Bryan Hall 108.

Training workshops regarding use of the online portal will be held February 11 and 25 and March 3 from 4 – 5 p.m. in Bryan Hall 406.


Swim the Pac-12 with UREC

Need a way to spice up your workout? University Recreation is challenging swimmers of all levels to swim the distance of the Pac-12 from campus to campus! For this self-directed challenge, participants will have until April 24 to complete any of the beginner, intermediate or advanced routes through the conference. Register by March 1 and receive a prize when you complete your route. Advanced stage swimmers will also have the opportunity to win a free semester session of Masters Swimming.  For more information visit

Celebrate Women in Recreation Month: ShePlays

This February, University Recreation celebrates Women in Recreation month with a wide variety of events designed specifically for women in mind. This week ShePlays!

2/10       6 p.m.                    4-on-4 Volleyball Tournament

2/13       8:15 a.m.               Women’s Triathlon Training 101 Swim Clinic

Don’t forget! Women’s Hours are every Saturday 8:00-9:00 AM at the SRC and Women’s Wednesdays at the Climbing Wall are from 7 – 9 p.m.

For more information about Women in Recreation month visit:

Register for the Global Case Competition

Registration for the Sixth Annual Global Case Competition is now open. The deadline for entry is Feb. 19.

The competition brings graduate and undergraduate students from all WSU campuses together to form multi-disciplinary teams. Each team is asked to develop a solution to an issue currently impacting a global community. » More …

Improved Motor Pool website

Motor Pool has a newer website available from the A to Z index, just click the letter M and then choose Motor Pool from the list. It has updated pictures of our newest cars on the rates page.  We will be adding our new 2016 vehicles with pricing and pictures once they come in from the dealerships.  Our phone numbers have been corrected,  if you should have any questions please call us at 335-9085 or 335-9086.  Thank you for your continued support.

Dangerous Good Shipping

With the new 2016 regulations out, are you sure what you are shipping is not considered a dangerous good.

Some of the commonly shipped Dangerous Good items here at WSU include: » More …

February 2016