Out of concern arising from the risks posed by COVID-19, President Schulz’s State of the University address will be delivered online on Tuesday, March 24.
WSU’s five physical campuses and other locations across the state will remain open during this period to provide for continued business operations. Residential, dining and healthcare facilities in Pullman will remain open.
Recognition as Clinton Fellows came after Nam Nguyen and Aaron Ramadan submitted a lengthy business proposal outlining their plan for a handheld device that guides students through a session of meditation in response to mental health stresses.
A distinguished group of women have been honored with Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year awards. The awards are presented annually during National Women’s History month.
The new start date will allow more time for testing the university-wide system that will be used for such critical functions as finance, payroll, human resources and post-award grants management.
Each year, Wazzu Racing competes in Formula SAE, a student design competition organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Teams of students are tasked with designing, building and testing small open-wheel style race cars.
WSU Everett will transition its in‑person classes and exams to an online format beginning Monday, March 9 through March 13. The campus and Everett University Center will remain open and staff members should report as normal.
The Office of the Provost has announced names of faculty and staff members who will be honored for their scholarly achievements and professional acumen at the 2020 Celebration of Excellence Banquet.
Key initiatives include providing interpreters for students with limited English proficiency, modifying training for incoming students, and strengthening liaisons between CHS and units serving underrepresented students.
Regents are also planning to attend a groundbreaking celebration for WSU Tri-Cities’ new Academic Building, located across from the Consolidated Information Center.
WSU custodial staff will use COVID‑19 sanitation guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Washington State Department of Health for routine cleaning, including common touch surfaces.
Virtual and face-to-face trainings to support faculty in adapting their courses to be delivered from a distance will be held three times daily, beginning Thursday, March 5.
Washington State University Everett and the Everett University Facility are closed until Monday for a deep cleaning out of an abundance of caution.
Tsutakawa, a writer and editor who focuses on Asian/Pacific American history and arts, will discuss how female leaders throughout history inspired others and changed society.
Pharmacotherapy Academic Fellow Boris Zhang drew on his experience playing Dungeons and Dragons to create an educational game where students spent a class battling Medusa, identifying constellations and navigating a labyrinth; all to help prepare them for an exam.
Although academic operations currently are continuing uninterrupted, the Provost’s Office is urging faculty and instructors to begin reviewing options in the event of future disruptions related to the spread of COVID-19.
At this time, Washington State University urges all members of the university community to reconsider international travel plans.