WSU projects funded in fed’s omnibus package

PULLMAN –- WSU programs in agricultural research and the health sciences in Spokane are among those that will benefit from allocations in the new omnibus federal budget, signed into law by President George W. Bush Wednesday. “This funding will play an important role in promoting education, research and economic development for our state and region,” […]

Texas professor named assoc. vp for research

PULLMAN – John F. Alderete (Al-de-re-te), who has served as a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) since 1991, will assume the responsibilities of associate vice provost for research at Washington State University on Jan. 1, 2008. Alderete “brings a wealth of experience in […]

Becoming AAU-like

When Elson S. Floyd addressed the university recently as incoming president, he said WSU’s goal of creating a “global, world-class land-grant institution” included building the capability to join the American Association of Universities (AAU). “It’s sort of an elite club,” he noted. Elite, certainly. The 62 members of the AAU (ONLINE @ are America’s […]

Ten WSU faculty members receive research seed grants

PULLMAN – Ten Washington State University faculty members have received internal research grants totaling $150,000 through the university’s seventh annual New Faculty Seed Grant competition. The grants are funded through the WSU Foundation and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. The purpose of the program is to help new faculty members launch their […]

Faculty travel application deadline is May 1

Faculty planning to travel sometime between July and December for academic reasons have until May 1 to submit applications for travel grants.The Faculty Travel Grant Program provides travel funds to develop faculty research, scholarly and creative activities. Funds may be used for activities such as conducting collaborative research with prestigious laboratories, attendance at professional meetings, conducting data-gathering […]

Petersen to head research

James Petersen, interim vice provost for research, professor of chemical engineering and associate dean for research and graduate programs in the College of Engineering and Architecture, has been named the vice provost for research. “I am very pleased that Jim has agreed to serve as vice provost for research,” said Provost Robert Bates. “In a […]

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Kicking research into gear

Get organized. Plan to work as a team and make advances. Prepare your agenda. And let’s roll — it’s time to hit Washington, D.C.!That plan was launched by Washington State University’s Office of Research last fall and now is well under way.