Five awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding contributions by WSU administrative professional and classified employees. Staff at all WSU locations are eligible to be nominated for these awards, which include $2,500 and a commemorative plaque from the WSU Foundation.
Student speaker Fairuz Buajaila presents a seminar on “Evaluating grafting and integrated fertilizers for improved high tunnel tomato production in northwestern Washington.”
Three Washington State University researchers were recently honored by the Ecological Society of America.
The presenter is Patricia Mulroy, is a senior fellow for climate adaptation and environmental policy, Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
“Spare Parts” is a moving story about four Mexican-American high school students living in Phoenix, Ariz., who overcome seemingly insurmountable odds as they learn about building robots and about surviving in the United States as undocumented students. WSU Vancouver selected the book for its common reading program this year.
WSU’s newest chancellor, vice presidents and dean will be recognized by President Kirk Schulz in a Crimson Coat Ceremony set for Oct. 19.
The Oct. 27 symposium brings together scientists, entrepreneurs, physicians, patients and families to work toward novel solutions for clinical problems. The focus for this year’s symposium will be on neurodegenerative diseases — such as ALS and Alzheimer’s disease — as well as oncology with a focus on recurrent glioblastoma brain tumors.
If the high number of cases reported in Australia is any indication, the U.S. could be in for a rough flu season in the months ahead. Patterns in the southern hemisphere help lay the groundwork for predicting what could happen when the virus establishes itself in North America, and health experts recommend getting your flu shot as soon as possible.
Newly elected National Academy of Medicine member M. Kariuki Njenga recently talked about his election to the National Academy of Medicine and his efforts to address human-animal diseases.
M. Kariuki Njenga, a Washington State University professor in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health and a leader in the effort to address emerging zoonotic diseases, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)
Tom Farrey’s 2008 book, “Game On: The All American Race to Make Champions of Our Children,” started a movement that culminated in the creation of Aspen Institute’s Project Play, an initiative that provides stakeholders with tools and opportunities to make sport accessible to all children, regardless of zip code or ability.
An introduction to state ethics requirements, Oct. 18, 2:45-4:15 p.m, available through videoconferencing.
John Johnson, WSU’s senior associate director of athletics, will serve as interim director of intercollegiate athletics as a national search gets underway for a full-time replacement. A new website launched by the search committee is seeking public feedback.
Are you thinking about retiring? Human Resource Services (HRS) will be conducting pre-retirement seminars to assist you with retirement planning.
Training for supervisors on coaching employees, Oct. 18 at noon.
Joe Cook, a faculty member in the School of Economic Sciences, and CEREO present “Are Nudges Moral Taxes? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Water Conservation” on Oct. 18, 3:10 p.m. in PACCAR 202.
“Unconventional Pairings” puts together surprising combinations of works as means to stimulate unexpected synergies and discussions. Organized around four thematic groupings — “Elusive, In Service, Inside Out and Spectacle” — the display highlights cultural materials spanning the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries to forge links between the past and present, as well as social contexts. The exhibit opens today and runs through Nov. 3.