The National Science Foundation developed the I-Corps program in 2011 to help move academic research to the marketplace. In 2016, NSF provided WSU with a three-year grant that also designates WSU I-Corps as one of 51 universities that are part of the NSF National Innovation Network.
The primary goal of this program is to support junior level faculty in developing research, scholarly, or creative programs that have a strong potential to lead to sustained projects while enhancing opportunities for extramural funding for these projects.
As winter weather approaches, faculty and staff are encouraged to be aware of personnel processes for periods of inclement weather and for the possibility of suspended operations.
Learn safe driving practices in a Thursday, Nov. 2, training session that’s required for anyone who rents a full-sized van from the WSU Motor Pool.
Designed as a supplemental fund, the mini grant is intended to match departmental spending on training and development opportunities for Administrative Professional employees. The maximum individual grant is $250.
WSU ITS, in collaboration with Frontier Communications, is changing all (approximately 70) Pullman campus CentraNet phones to uniformly use ‘7’ for outside access for making local and long distance calls from these phones.
WSU’s quarterly magazine reaches nearly 160,000 devoted readers connected to the university. Deadline to reserve space in the February issue is Oct. 27.
Full proposals to NSF are limited to one per institution. The Office of Research will accept pre-proposals for this opportunity through October 31, 2017.
An online form on the common reading website makes the process easy for nominators to include information for the selection committee to consider, such as notes about what makes the book memorable and worthy of university-wide engagement, and how the book connects to existing university research or initiatives.
Participants will be introduced to practices including guided reflections, meditation, and qi gong.
Agnes Kirk, Washington state’s chief information security officer, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s WSU Cyber Security Awareness Summit, scheduled for 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center.
Learn how to transfer volunteering, leadership, and other life skills to a career and resume, Oct. 23 at 5:15 p.m.
Apply by Oct. 31 for Alaska Airlines miles to travel to conferences and events in several focus areas.
An introduction to state ethics requirements, Oct. 18, 2:45-4:15 p.m, available through videoconferencing.
Training for supervisors on coaching employees, Oct. 18 at noon.
Learn tips and tricks to use Endnotes more effectively, Oct. 17, 2-3 p.m.
Hear from successful faculty members about receiving grants, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m.