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Lovrich suggests ways to manage time

Managing time doesn’t have to be challenging. The following are some suggestions on how to organize a schedule for success: • Identify goals and priorities. • Know when you are most productive and alert and schedule more intensive tasks then. • List big tasks as far in advance as possible; break them into workable bites; and commit more time than necessary to meeting them. • Use a scheduling device consistently (electronic or paper) to chart out tasks. Evaluate your efforts daily and make realistic adjustments. (See the “tasks” and calendar functions in Microsoft Outlook, available to employees.) • Identify time stealers and how to overcome … » More …

Make the most of your time and life

Academic life is a never-ending cycle of papers, meetings, exams and deadlines. Organization holds the key.

According to Katherine Lovrich, Learning Assistance Programs coordinator, time management makes the difference between barely surviving and succeeding in school and the workplace.

“If you procrastinate, you may still get the job done, but your stress level rises, you may get less sleep and the project may not be done as well as it could be,” Lovrich said.

To equip employees and students with time-management skills, the Student Advising and Learning Center provides free time-management workshops each semester, traditionally offering two at the beginning, one at … » More …

Not just for moms

WSU Pullman’s annual Mom’s Weekend festivities run Friday-Sunday, April 7-9. Colleges, departments and student groups host specialized activities and some gatherings really are geared to students and their moms. But there are many other events with broader appeal to WSU employees, graduate students and their families. Some of these include: • Quilt exhibit, free, Holland/Terrell Libraries atrium, all day Friday and Saturday, after noon Sunday. • Arts & crafts fair, free, Beasley Coliseum, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday. • Portrait photography, $25 for two 5×7 prints, Bookie, 1-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday. • Greenhouse open house, … » More …

CES Fall Film Festival Schedule begins Sept. 17

The Comparative Ethnic Studies Department (CES) at Washington State University launches its annual fall film festival Wednesday (Sept. 17) with a screening and discussion of the film “Sankofa,” a tale of several slaves who were captured after trying to escape. Sankofa is an Akan word that means ‘one must return to the past in order to move forward.”

The program begins at 6 p.m. in Kimbrough 101 on the Pullman campus and will be presented by CES graduate student Kelvin Monroe.

Films for the CES Festival are selected by a committee, which consists of graduate students, lecturers and tenure track CES faculty. Seven films … » More …