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WSU Police warn students of employment scam

A fraudulent employment scam targeting university students is becoming increasing prevalent nationwide.

As part of this fraudulent employment scheme, the suspects pose as university professors, contact college students via email and advertise fake job opportunities. The scam often involves asking the students to deposit fake bank checks into their bank accounts and then transferring the money to the suspects via payment apps and gift cards.

The WSU Police Department is asking Cougs to be suspicious of any unsolicited job opportunities and never share personal or financial information with unverified sources. Additional tips can be found on the Federal Trade Commission’s website.

If you have been a victim of this type of scam, please report the incident to the Internet Crime Complaint Center as well as local law enforcement.

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As a student in Germany, Ingrid Weilack was inspired by WSU enology professor Jim Harbertson. Now, the visiting scholar is experiencing what it’s like to work with him at the WSU Wine Science Center.

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German visiting scholar studies red wine quality

As a student in Germany, Ingrid Weilack was inspired by WSU enology professor Jim Harbertson. Now, the visiting scholar is experiencing what it’s like to work with him at the WSU Wine Science Center.

WSU programs hailed for top assessment efforts

Faculty and staff from nine bachelor’s-degree programs were recognized for their student assessment efforts that helped guide changes to undergraduate curriculum or instruction.

Strength in numbers

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Global Campus inducts first distinguished alumni

The first five inductees were Shelley Broader, Nancy Krook, Lisa King, Katey Koehn, and Gary Rubens — all leaders in business or philanthropy and supporters of the worldwide WSU Global Campus community.

Insider will return Monday, Nov. 28

WSU Insider is taking a break to join with the rest of the university community in celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy the break. We’ll be back the morning of Nov. 28 with fresh posts and all the latest information for the WSU community.

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