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NSF and National Geographic Society funded researcher to speak at WSU

The Entomology Club Student Choice Seminar, “Looking Upward and Outward: Forest Canopy Research and Outreach” is on Dec. 12. Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, from The Evergreen State College’s Environmental Studies Program will be speaking at 3:10pm in room T-101 in the Food Science and Human Nutrition building. Dr. Nadkarni was recently interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition […]

Mentoring and Motivating seminar

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council is sponsoring a seminar December 3 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the ETRL Building, Room 101 on Mentoring and Motivating. The seminar is open to all WSU administrative professionals. It will discuss effective mentoring steps, coaching, and understanding and developing a mentoring partnership.  Many of the pitfalls and myths, […]

Nuclear power plants topic of seminar

RICHLAND – The “Economics, Environment, and Security for Nuclear Power Plants” is the topic for a professional development seminar at noon Friday (Feb. 29) at Washington State University Tri-Cities.   The lunch-hour seminar is in the West Building, Room 210, at 2710 University Drive, Richland. Admission is free and open to the public.   Friday’s […]

Chancellor’s seminars highlight global change

WSU Vancouver is launching a new lunchtime presentation titled the Chancellor’s Seminar Series, running 12-1:30 p.m. Fridays March 7,  April 4, and May 16 in the Firstenburg Student Commons. Ticket price for each seminar is $30 per person, including lunch and parking, or $80 all three seminars. For more information and to register, go ONLINE […]

DRS hosts retirement seminar, pension workshops

The state Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) will offer its free retirement planning seminar and pension workshops in Pullman on Saturday, April 21, (location to be determined). These take place once every two years, so employees and their spouses/partners are encouraged to attend. The 8 a.m.-5 p.m. seminar will include general information presentations on: financial […]

Vancouver coached on grant strategies

Vancouver faculty and graduate students will hear strategies for winning grant proposals at a daylong seminar on Friday, March 31, in the Multimedia Classroom Building, WSU Vancouver. Topics will include: research and design of successful proposals; importance and roles of both program managers and reviewers; the writing process and a question-and-answer session. A panel of […]

WSU Spokane presents seminar on sustainability

The WSU Spokane Third Friday Seminar Series presents “What Accounts for the Adoption of ‘Sustainability’ Policies and Programs in American Cities?” on Friday, Jan. 20 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Health Sciences Building.Hosted by the WSU Spokane Office of Research and the Health Research and Education Center, the lecture features political science […]

Mount St. Helens seminar at WSU Vancouver April 25

Washington State University Vancouver will present the final seminar April 25 in its series on some of the lessons learned since March 1980, when a series of small earthquakes signaled the reawakening of Mount St. Helens, to its catastrophic eruption two months later.“Something Extraordinary is Happening in the Crater at Mount St. Helens: Lessons from […]

PERS retirement seminar June 11

A free retirement seminar for those with the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) will be held all day Saturday, June 11, at WSU Pullman. “It is never too early to start thinking about and planning for your retirement,” said Marie Weiss, WSU benefit specialist. “The Department of Retirement Systems comes once every two years to […]