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Online HD class gives students unique experience

PULLMAN   – Most online classes are usually focused on reading books, communicating asynchronously, writing papers and taking tests, but Human Development 205 is not your typical online class. HD 205, Communication in Human Relations, is a life-skills enhancement course and is designed to help students learn how to communicate effectively while improving their teambuilding and […]

Course offerings expanded for online certificates

PULLMAN – WSU, the first institution in the country to offer an academic major in organic agriculture and the first to offer an online certificate in organic ag, has now expanded its online course offerings in the organic agriculture certificate program. Three new courses that lead to the Certificate in Organic Agriculture will be offered […]

DDP to offer international business major

PULLMAN – Starting this spring, WSU Distance Degree Programs (DDP) students can go global with a major in international business.  “WSU’s strategic plan emphasizes preparing students to excel in a global society,” said Janet Kendall, director of academic programs at DDP, “and the new international business major supports this.” WSU’s International Business program, ranked 18th […]

Pre-order meals online

Dining customers will be able to pre-order a meal or snack online and pick it up when convenient for them with the new Webfood program from Dining Services   “This program should be ready any day now,” said Whitney Mueller, Dining Services marketing intern. Food will be ordered ONLINE @ http://wsu.webfood.com.   Pickup locations will […]

WSU parking permit renewal online

      PULLMAN – WSU Parking and Transportation Services will be offering annual campus parking permit renewals for 2008/2009 on the Web. Eligible annual permit holders will be contacted via a MyWSU portal notice and a post card mailing that will direct them to the WSU Parking and Transportation Web site for the renewal, which […]

Internet aggression affects 20% of kids

(Photo: iStock) Parents know that their children shouldn’t be communicating with strangers over the Internet, but new research is finding that communicating with peers can be risky as well. That’s right. All that social networking technology has the capability to increase antisocial behavior. In line with national findings, a recent study of youth in Pullman […]

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 […]

Online tutoring consortium expands

Online tutoring available for a year to WSU distance degree students is now offered to students on all WSU campuses too. Janet Kendall, director of distance degree programs (DDP), was instrumental in organizing WSU’s participation in the program. She learned about a distance-learning consortium, ONLINE @ www.etutoring.org, and sought to add a Northwest regional group […]

New site features annual WSU facts

  A new website highlights the annual WSU statewide Facts & Figures brochure. Contents include various statistics and information about enrollment, campuses, national recognition and more. To download a PDF of the brochure or find out how to request a copy, see ONLINE @ http://facts-figures.wsu.edu.