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Undergraduate research symposium
October 6, 2008

PULLMAN — The second annual WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium is set for Oct. 17 in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education on campus.


The deadline for submission of abstracts is Oct. 10.  Instructions, a template, and examples are available on the Web site at, said Dave Bahr, director of WSU’s Office of Undergraduate Research.


“This WSU-wide symposium is an awesome venue for students who are really digging into a subject with a faculty mentor to show others what they are doing,” Bahr said.  “The variety of what they might be working on is virtually without boundaries.  We hope students from freshmen through … » More …

Poster presentation of higher ed. history
December 3, 2007

A fundamental premise of Michael Pavel’s history of higher education course is that “American higher education cannot be adequately understood, nor can informed decisions be made, without the benefit of a historical perspective.”

Tonight, graduate students in his ED AD 572 class will be giving poster presentations on the history of myriad topics and issues in higher education, including college affordability, women’s colleges, intercollegiate athletics and assessment. The public is invited to the presentations scheduled for 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Atrium at the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education. Refreshments will be provided.

Pavel, an associate professor in the department of educational … » More …

WSU holds Undergraduate Research Symposium
October 31, 2007

PULLMAN – Freshmen through seniors from throughout WSU will participate in the first Undergraduate Research Symposium Nov. 9 and 10 on the Pullman campus. Monetary awards totaling $2,000 will be awarded for the best presentations and posters.

“There are numerous examples of undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activities taking place at our university, and the symposium offers a chance all students, from all colleges and majors, on all WSU campuses, to present their work to the community,” said Dave Bahr, director of undergraduate research.

The symposium will consist of two parts oral presentations and poster presentations. Students typically will participate in one or … » More …

Primary care conference to take place in Spokane
May 2, 2006

SPOKANE, Wash. — A two-day conference designed for primary care providers including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and allied health professionals will be held May 4-6 at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park in downtown Spokane. The conference is presented by the Inland NW Academy of Family Physicians, Family Medicine Spokane Residency Program, and the Eastern Washington Area Health Education Center, Washington State University Extension.Primary Care Update is designed to provide the opportunity for health care professionals to participate in educational sessions and workshops designed with the primary care practitioner in mind. Attendees come from four Northwest states and Canada. For registration … » More …

OGRD announces Mission to DC presentations March 10
March 7, 2005

Several Mission to DC attendees will present a brief summary of their visits to different federal agencies, as well as the benefits received as a result of their trip, on Thursday, March 10 from noon-1:30 p.m. in EME B0046.The presentation will cover the Physical Sciences and the Security and Safety trips to D.C.For more information on the presentations or to sign up for the program, go to the Office of Grant & Research Development’s Web site at

Honors thesis presentations slated to start Feb. 22
February 16, 2005

The WSU Honors College is preparing for its annual spring semester Honors thesis presentations, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 22 through March 2.Each day, these research presentations will be held in the Honors Hall Lounge Room 110 and Honors Hall Library Room 120. The presentations, which represent undergraduate research at WSU, will come from all departments and colleges within the university. Many honors students make research contribution to various fields of study, including the hard sciences, the social sciences, the humanities, business, nursing, agriculture and music and the arts. More than 150 faculty advisers assist students each year in … » More …

Presentations feature student research, solutions
April 16, 2003

Freshman Seminar students will present research projects on many of today’s major issues at their Research Seminar from 3 – 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24, on the fifth floor of the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education.From collegiate athletics and its impact on the environment of WSU to homelessness in Eastern Washington, the students have worked throughout the semester to research solutions to the problems and issues surrounding these and other topics. Nineteen classes will present their findings. One student will represent his/her class and present the website to viewers at the symposium. Refreshments will be served throughout the event, and guests are encouraged to ask … » More …