The additional service, announced Thursday afternoon by Alaska Air, is scheduled to begin in early January to coincide with the beginning of spring semester and will resume again on select days in March to help accommodate spring break travel. The idea of additional Pullman service on key winter travel weekends was discussed in a recent meeting between President Kirk Schulz and Alaska Air CEO Brad Tilden.
The absence of lunar glare will boost the brightness of this year’s mid-November display, said astronomer Michael Allen of Washington State University’s department of physics and astronomy.
Four finalists for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences have been identified and will visit Washington State University during the weeks of Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
Courses will be taught in-person or via videoconference by WSU faculty from the Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, WSU Pullman, and other sites statewide.
Parts of the building filled with smoke, triggering a mid-morning fire alarm and building evacuation but authorities said no flames were discovered.
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.
Getting ready for school on a snowy day can be quite a challenge for young children. In addition to eating breakfast, getting dressed and packing up workbooks, they have to remember extra things like boots, gloves, a hat, and a coat. Undergraduate researcher Jenna (Eva) Caneva helped turn this real-life scenario into a simple cognition exercise to test the ability of 6-to-10-year-olds to follow instructions.
Currently, there is no teaching endorsement program for computer science at any of Washington’s universities, which advocates say makes program development in the subject increasingly important in today’s advancing technological society.
The fair for the Pullman campus is taking place 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m on November 8 in the CUB Junior Ballroom. To find the schedule of other fairs occurring around the state, visit the HCA webpage.
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.