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Sign up for Life Sciences grant information sessions

Faculty are invited to information sessions, conducted by agency representatives, on the 2009 state Life Sciences Discovery Fund grant competitions.   Two Pullman sessions, Jan. 14 and 15, will be available via videoconference at Tri-Cities and Vancouver. Find details and register for one ONLINE @   Other sessions that might be convenient for WSU […]

Formal Launch of eXtension Feb 21

PULMAN – eXtension, a national web resource that brings the knowledge and resources of the nation’s land-grant universities to one site, will be formally launched Feb 21 as part of the 2008 Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Shafer is scheduled to “cut the ribbon” during a ceremony, scheduled for noon […]

AgWeatherNet hits the Palouse

The WSU AgWeatherNet team recently installed a weather station at WSU’s Spillman Agronomy Farm located two miles southeast of Pullman. The station is equipped with sensors for monitoring and recording air temperature, wind speed and direction, relative humidity, solar radiation, leaf wetness, soil temperature and moisture at a depth of eight inches, and rainfall.  “The […]

Tips for keeping info safe on your computer

Summer has been full of fallout from the Veterans Administration computer theft of vital data from perhaps millions of military veterans and active personnel.You may not have your computer stolen, but there are other ways your private information can be accessed.“When you buy things online,” for example, “the information you enter is saved temporarily in […]

Achievers Scholars info. sessions April 19 & 20

Faculty and staff mentors are needed for the Washington Achievers Scholars Mentor Network.  Achievers Scholars are high-potential students from low-income families with a scholarship from the Washington Education Foundation. Many are first-generation college students and students of color.  These students add diversity to the campus and are not only strong academically but also contribute greatly […]

WSU Tri-Cities hosts Career Information Day March 3

Washington State University Tri-Cities invites employers and college students, both graduate and undergraduate, to participate in the Career Information Day, from 2-6 p.m. March 3 in the Consolidated Information Center, on the WSU Tri-Cities campus in north Richland.“The day will provide employers access to more than 1,000 current WSU Tri-Cities students as well as participating […]

WSU Announcements streamlined

Using WSU Announcements, the university e-mail information service, is about to get easier. As of Nov. 15, those wishing to submit or subscribe to WSU Announcements may do so online at http:, said Barbara Petura, associate vice president for University Relations. “While subscribers will still receive WSU Announcements twice daily, faculty, staff and student […]