graduate students

Spokane research students form student organization

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Graduate Research Student Association has been started on the Washington State University health sciences campus in Spokane. “We need a simple organization to advocate for research students and make graduate research more cohesive and collaborative,” said graduate student and co-founder Emily Cox. “I was working right down the hall from a […]

Grad student researches effects of ‘Western diet’ on heart

SPOKANE, Wash. – A graduate student working in the research laboratory of a Washington State University exercise physiologist has received a second year of research funding from the American Physiological Society. Heidi Medford was one of five students nationally to have the annual grant of $28,300 renewed. Last year, she was one of eight to […]

College of Education graduate degree visitation days

PULLMAN  — Anyone interested in getting a graduate degree from the College of Education can get personalized information during Fall Visitation Days at the WSU College of Education 9:30-12:00 Sept. 26 and Nov. 21 and from 1:30-4 p.m. on Oct. 30 and Dec. 11. The sessions are designed as a more focused alternative to the traditional open […]

Striving to maximize money for new graduate students

The 2005 Legislature gave WSU funding to increase new graduate student enrollment. But the state and Graduate School intend to get a much greater bang for the buck.Rather than just the 60 new positions the state funded for 2006 and 2007, Dean Howard Grimes wants the money to work as a catalyst to generate even […]

Graduate Student Research Symposium Planned

Washington State University graduate students will showcase their research in the second annual Graduate Research Symposium Feb. 9-10 on the Pullman campus.This public symposium, entitled “Toward a Community of Scholars,” is sponsored by the Education Graduate Organization of the College of Education.The Wednesday, Feb. 9 presentations will be in Cleveland Hall Room 160A, from 1-5:30 […]

Making life better for grad students…and for herself

The angular grey exterior of Neill Hall does little to call attention to it; the corridors within could be in almost any building on campus. It is only when you venture into an office that the radiance of the building comes to light. Surrounded by inspiring prints and trinkets of thanks from around the world, […]

Attracting doctoral students

The Graduate School is investing time and money to attract top doctoral students to Washington State University and make it easier for departments to recruit those students.“Our objective is to put higher quality student applications and greater numbers of those applications in front of every department at WSU,” said Howard Grimes, Graduate School dean. “These […]

Interns develop projects in environmental studies

In the photo, judge Richard Zollars, professor and chair of WSU chemical engineering, left, looks on with grad student mentor Irra Sundran, right, as undergraduate Rachel Sampang of California discusses her poster and project on windblown dust. (Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU photo Services) WSU graduate students have gained experience through mentoring eight undergraduate students […]