PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals for seed grants of up to $25,000 to support student success initiatives at Washington State University.
PULLMAN – Washington State University, in partnership with several national agricultural and food organizations, is hosting a one-day, workshop on the preparation and management of competitively awarded, systems-based grant applications. The event will be held 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8.
Partnering with WSU are the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE), the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI), and the Organic Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) within the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
These organizations require that grant applicants use a systems approach to meet challenges faced by … » More …
SPOKANE – WSU has issued a request for proposals from developers for approximately 3.5 acres on the Riverpoint Campus, east of Pine Street between Main Avenue and Spokane Falls Boulevard. The university will consider proposals for one or more 80-year maximum ground leases on four parcels.
Development proposals must address how the developer will plan, finance, develop, and operate mixed-use projects consistent with the Riverpoint Campus master plan, which will be updated this year, and consistent with the city’s University District Strategic Master Plan.
The deadline for receipt of proposal forms is April 17 at 2 p.m. PST. In a second phase, the university … » More …
WSU is looking for a private development company to partner with the university to design, build and operate a hotel and conference center on the Pullman campus.
According to a report by WSU’s School of Economic Sciences, a wired lecture hall or amphitheater, smaller breakout rooms, convenient dining and comfortable rooms — the basics of most conference centers — would allow Pullman to host hundreds of conferences and annual meetings that are now lost to more urban areas.
“We are talking about bringing in another level of activity that we don’t have now,” said Gerald Schlatter, associate vice president of Capital Planning and … » More …
New research collaborations are the ultimate goal of a request for proposals by the WSU Office of Research (OR). Proposals, due Nov. 30, are specifically for funding for interdisciplinary seminar series, retreats and/or symposia.
It is expected that these events will foster future collaborative research projects and advance the strategic goals of colleges, departments, the OR and the university. OR will provide up to $5,000 for winning proposals. Associated college(s) and department(s) are expected to invest similar amounts.
Comments on updating WSU’s strategic plan are due by Oct. 26, so the recently named committee can review them and prepare draft proposals for university leadership.
The Strategic Planning Committee has been appointed with the charge of overseeing and coordinating the review and update of the strategic plan, including vision, mission, values and goals.
Larry James, associate executive vice president, will chair the committee.
“This is an important opportunity to help chart the future course … » More …
The 2005 Legislature gave WSU funding to increase new graduate student enrollment. But the state and Graduate School intend to get a much greater bang for the buck.Rather than just the 60 new positions the state funded for 2006 and 2007, Dean Howard Grimes wants the money to work as a catalyst to generate even more funding and greater numbers of graduate students for WSU. He also wants departments and units to use this opportunity to explore strategic planning, restructuring, goal-setting and other types of changes that would improve and expand graduate education.Toward these ends, the Graduate School is making the new student funding available … » More …
WSU’s Natural Resource Conversation Endowment Fund was established by Jane P. Conrad in 1982. The fund provides support in research projects related to conservation of renewable and nonrenewable resources. All currently enrolled graduate students in good standing are eligible to apply as individuals or as a group. There could be up to two awards of $1,200 for one year, with the possibility of renewal to a maximum of three years.(sorry, the remainder of this article was deleted in an IT error and is unavailable.)