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Kids’ Science and Engineering Day

This event is the 14th annual Kids’ Science and Engineering Day (KSED), and it is an opportunity for students in grades K–5 to learn about basic science and engineering principles through fun, hands‑on activities. KSED is a partnership between WSU and various organizations across the university. The event will be held on Saturday, March 25, from […]

Application training sessions for Pullman FY24 S&A fee allocations

S&A fees are paid by each student for the purpose of providing non-academic programs and services for all students at Washington State University. The term “services and activities fees” or “S&A fees” is defined to mean fees, other than tuition fees, charged to all students registering at a WSU campus. S&A fees are used to fund student […]

Join the EFA Science Pub Talk on Feb. 7 from 6–7 p.m. at Paradise Creek Brewery, Downtown Pullman

Join us on Feb. 7, 6–7 p.m. for the Pub Talk “On Composting Humans: Biology and Bioethics” with Lynne Carpenter-Boggs and Bill Kabasenche. Please visit for talk details, info on speakers, and how to attend. Topics and presenters are arranged by WSU’s Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassador (EFA) Program and the Palouse Discovery Science Center (PDSC). All Donations support […]

DGRP advisor applications due Feb. 13

The WSU Office of Research, the WSU Graduate School, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) recently announced the call for applications for the seventh cohort of the Distinguished Graduate Research Program (DGRP). Incoming students are nominated jointly by a WSU faculty and a PNNL scientist. Interested co-advisors from WSU and PNNL should submit a joint-DGRP application online by […]

McNair Scholars Program 2023–2024 applications are open!

We are now accepting applications for the McNair Scholars Program 2023–2024 cohort! The McNair Scholars Program prepares first-generation and low-income or underrepresented undergraduates for graduate school. The program preparations include faculty-led research opportunities, assistance with graduate school applications, academic and career counseling, summer research programs, presenting at academic conferences, and more. Please share this information […]

2022 Employee Recognition Reception

The Employee Recognition Reception honors the university’s staff and faculty for their service and exceptional efforts. The reception recognizes the contributions of approximately 950 WSU staff and faculty members systemwide who achieved length-of-service milestones or received Crimson Spirit Recognition awards during the 2022 calendar year. The next Employee Recognition Reception will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 2:30–4 p.m. […]

Congratulations on your upcoming retirement Debbie Cysensky!

Auxiliary Facilities Services Custodial would like to thank Debbie Cysensky for her years of service. We congratulate her on her upcoming retirement on Feb. 15. May your retirement life be as remarkable as your dedication and efforts to the university have been these past 23 years.

#CougsRide Peloton events 2023

Gather with WSU friends for a #CougsRide Peloton bike ride every third Saturday of each month at 8 a.m. Pacific! Hop on your Peloton bike and get ready to ride with fellow Cougs. Keep an eye out for themed rides, and consider even dressing up for the occasion! Use the hashtag #CougsRide when posting your photos […]

#CougsRun Peloton events

Join Cougs from around the country (or even the world) for #CougsRun outdoor Peloton events! Use these monthly runs as preparation for upcoming races, recovery runs, or a reason to do an extra run with fellow Cougs. These scheduled outdoor runs will be 45 minutes — plenty of time to high-five all of the other Coug […]

1095 tax forms coming soon

If you were eligible for WSU health benefits in 2022, you will be provided with 1095 form(s) no later than early March, 2023. The 1095 form reports information about your health care coverage as required by the Affordable Care Act. This form may not be needed to file your taxes, but you should keep it with your […]