As winter arrives, the Facilities Operations Grounds Department is preparing it snow removal plans and priorities and wants to hear from people who have specific snow-removal needs because of disabilities.
In the interest of building security and energy conservation, Facilities Services will not be unlocking any Pullman campus buildings on Friday, November 10.
A record 290 first-year students enrolled in WSU’s Honors College, setting an enrollment record for the fourth straight year. The class includes 14 National Merit Scholars (WSU had 16 overall), an all-time high for WSU and firmly in the top 25 in the country, and comparable with land-grant peers such as Ohio State and Wisconsin.
WSU retained 80.8 percent of freshman students from the fall of 2016 to the fall of 2017, a rise of nearly 2 percentage points from the previous year.
Last week’s announcement that WSU will no longer subsidize a performing arts program that brings traveling concerts and other performances to the Pullman community has led to confusion regarding the impact on the University’s arts and music curriculum. Discontinuation of the auxiliary WSU Performing Arts series in 2018 will not impact WSU’s outstanding academic programs, or the more than 100 performances or exhibits offered by those programs each year.
Giese, a development professional with deep Cougar roots, will champion fundraising and outreach, keeping CAHNRS alumni, donors and industry partners connected to academics, research and extension.
The Advisory Committee on the Arts is in its final week of gathering feedback from students, faculty, staff and administrators on their interest and involvement in the arts.
The five-year, $750,000 grant will support physicist Brian Collins and his team of graduate and undergraduate students in their research developing and testing new resonant X-ray scattering techniques that reveal how organic, carbon-based molecules assemble, orient and conform into nanostructures.
Facilities Services will be working at the intersection of Stadium Way and Nevada Street on Saturday, October 28, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
As director, Keller will lead efforts to grow the school’s popular undergraduate programs in environmental science, wildlife ecology, forestry and Earth science, while encouraging collaboration by students and faculty.
To support Washington’s $3 billion apple and pear industry, its $734 million potato industry, and other important crops like fresh strawberries, cut peonies and cider apples, WSU crop scientists, engineers, plant pathologists, economists and other specialists are joining forces.
Christopher Howard, the president of Robert Morris University, recently discussed his approach to leadership. Howard will deliver the first address in WSU’s new Excellence in Leadership Lecture Series at 4 p.m. Oct. 24 in the CUB Senior Ballroom.
Opportunities for women in the business-related disciplines of finance, entrepreneurship and management information systems will be the focus of a professional panel discussion, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in Spark 227 on the WSU Pullman campus. A reception will follow in the Spark atrium.
Amazon will provide up to $300,000 to launch the initiative, providing funding and mentorship to support the expansion of the entrepreneurial ecosystem across the WSU system. Grants will be available to students, staff and faculty across all of WSU’s campuses, colleges, research stations and extension offices located throughout the state and can be awarded in any field, including the humanities, engineering, physical and life sciences, and the arts.
Take a look at types of conflict, responses, and tips to manage conflict at an Oct. 24 workshop, 1:30-4 p.m.
A $300,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice will enable Washington State University Spokane to enhance what it has to offer victims of domestic or dating violence or stalking.
Learn the warning signs, along with healthy ways of using technology for connection, self-expression, and recreation during a presentation by Dr. Loren Brown at 5 p.m. Monday at CUE 203.