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Candidate will make presentation March 8
March 7, 2005

The university community is invited to the Seminar and Open Presentation with James Kinder, Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University, on Tuesday, March 8, from 10:30 a.m.-noon in Food Science and Human Nutrition T101. Dr. Kinder is a candidate for Dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, and will present his “Vision for the Future of CAHNRS” via videostream, followed by questions and discussion. Links to the videostream will be listed at http://experience.wsu.edu. His schedule and vitae can be found at http://provost.wsu.edu/searches/search_dean_CAHNRS/CAHNRS_FINAL_3.htm. Paper copies may be requested by e-mail from cofield@wsu.edu.

Freshmen seminar presentations April 21
April 20, 2004

Members of Washington State University’s undergraduate scholarly community will reveal their research findings during the Freshman Seminar Research Symposium from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 21 on the 4th floor of the Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE). The researchers, all first-year students enrolled in the university’s Freshman Seminar Program, have worked under the mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students as well as teaching and library faculty. Students from 11 seminars will present their projects. These projects are a culmination of research and analysis and are presented using multimedia technologies. The Freshman Seminar Program’s excellence has received national acclaim. In Fall 2001, Freshman Seminar was … » More …

Seminar enhances Grad School recruiting efforts
December 12, 2003

When Interim Dean Howard Grimes was named dean of Washington State University’s Graduate School last spring, he identified aggressive marketing of graduate programs as a major goal. Since then, the school has instituted and improved a variety of recruiting efforts to attract and retain top students. They include:• Expanded and newly initiated scholarships: Graduate Scholars Program, 2nd Century Scholar supplemental awards, McNair Scholarship Awards, First Year Underrepresented Graduate Students, ARC’s Fellowships, MS/MA to Ph.D. Scholarships. • Recruiting grants to specifically draw scholars funded in the areas of crops and soils, psychology, engineering and the sciences. • Aggressive marketing of six outstanding programs to build on … » More …

PERS retirement discussion
May 8, 2003

It is never too early to start thinking about and planning for retirement. The Department of Retirement Systems is offering an all-day free seminar in Pullman, Saturday, June 7. The seminar includes general information presentations on financial planning, estate planning, social security benefits and retiree health insurance benefits. Preregistration is required — (888) 711-6676 or https://fortress.wa.gov/drs/retirementplanning/main.asp. Registered participants will receive a confirmation letter about 10 days before the event. The letter includes location information along with a map and directions. DRS will not host another seminar in Pullman until 2005 or 2006!