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Professional development prepares grad students

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new series of workshops is addressing a variety of topics in order to broaden after-college perspectives for Cougar graduate students. From working in academics, to balancing career and family life, to preparing taxes, the sessions fuse professional, personal and skills development. » More …

Dec. 11 faculty-led workshop: Improving student writing

By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach & Innovation

theresa-jordanPULLMAN, Wash. – When Washington State University history professor Theresa Jordan taught World Civilization, she required weekly writing from her class of 50. Grading all those papers, and the revised versions, was time-consuming but manageable. Then her class size increased to 150. » More …

Media advisory: Tri-Cities hosts professional etiquette dinner

RICHLAND, Wash. – Students from Washington State University will dine with 28 professionals from area companies to learn and practice professional etiquette and to network over dinner. The event is at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Consolidated Information Center, Room 120, WSU Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland. » More …

HRS training at your convenience

If you miss a professional development session coordinated by Human Resource Services, there’s a good chance you can view the video on your computer at your convenience.


HRS coordinates nearly 400 professional development workshops each year. More than one-third are provided in collaboration with AMS/WECN videoconferencing services.


Employees outside Pullman can participate via live, interactive videoconference connections. Find the schedule ONLINE @ To view an earlier recorded session, go ONLINE @