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WSU helps state assess legal needs of low income residents
May 22, 2014

survey-130PULLMAN, Wash. – The legal needs of low income state residents will be assessed by Washington State University researchers in an update to a 2003 study. The goal is to provide strategic direction for legal aid delivery to these individuals and families.

Students polled to evaluate, improve the university
February 28, 2014

By Bev Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

nsse-logo-170PULLMAN, Wash. – Students can win prizes and enhance their university experience by giving feedback to an email they’ll receive from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) starting Monday, March 3. Faculty are asked to encourage their students to look for the email and respond quickly.

Faculty, researchers surveyed about global partnerships
February 21, 2014

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By Jane Payumo, Office of International Programs

PULLMAN, Wash. – An online survey recently was emailed to faculty and researchers at Washington State University to assess their participation in international partnerships and determine what’s needed to expand it.

WSU asks veterinarians what they expect of grads
August 16, 2013

veterinary students at WSUPULLMAN, Wash. – To help make their education as relevant to the profession as possible, Washington State University veterinary students will survey veterinarians nationwide to assess their expectations of new graduates’ abilities. Students are hoping many practitioners respond.

“This is their opportunity to potentially help change the level of performance they can expect from a new hire in their practice,” said senior veterinary student Hillary Carroll. “We need that input.”

This is the first study of its type conducted in the U.S., Carroll said, but there have been similar studies done in the … » More …

WSU ranks 24th in nation for entrepreneurship program
September 22, 2009

PULLMAN – From over 2,300 schools surveyed by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review, WSU’s College of Business was recognized as having one of the top 50 entrepreneurship programs in the country. WSU ranked 24th in the undergraduate category of the survey.

The seventh annual ranking reveals the nation’s top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate programs for entrepreneurship. The full rankings can be seen at www.entrepreneur.com/topcolleges, along with information on overall trends found with social and sustainable entrepreneurship, experiential learning and entrepreneurship as a means of reaching out both internationally and locally.

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Survey to be sent to students, faculty and staff
September 18, 2009

PULLMAN – In an ever-changing world, WSU  wants to know if its student conduct codes are still relevant and effective in dealing with student misbehavior.

Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, a random sampling of WSU students, faculty and staff will receive an online survey asking what they think about the current WSU codes.

“We are interested in people’s opinions and feedback about the conduct code so that WSU may enhance its interactions with students, faculty and external stakeholders,” said Christian Wuthrich, WSU’s associate dean of students.

A short series of questions will ask respondents to rate their familiarity and perceptions of WSU conduct … » More …

Upcoming survey for Great Colleges to Work For Program
March 30, 2009

WSU is participating in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Great Colleges to Work For Program.  This program was specifically designed to provide the feedback needed to help institutions of higher education improve their cultures and to recognize institutions that have built great workplaces, said Warwick Bayly, WSU Provost and Executive Vice President.

 

As part of this program, a survey will be conducted to measure the strength of organizational competencies and relationships that most directly impact and influence an institution’s culture.   An invitation to participate in this survey will be emailed to a random sample of WSU’s full-time faculty, administrators, and professional staff on April … » More …

WSU to measure its ecological footprint
April 18, 2007

PULLMAN –  When it comes to an environmental footprint, bigger is not better. WSU students, faculty and staff will be able to take an on-line survey April 23 that will help measure their ecological footprint, which is defined as the numbers of acres of land it would take to support their lifestyle. The survey is part of the Tread Lightly 2007 event, which is being held in conjunction with the Earth Day Network, the worldwide coordinating body for Earth Day events on April 22. John Glass, coordinator of the WSU Sustainability Initiative, said the confidential survey will be available on-line at http://www.earthday.net/treadlightly2007.html on April … » More …

Survey ranks WSU plant, animal scientists among top in nation
February 8, 2007

PULLMAN– Washington State University scientists conducting research on plants and animals are among the most productive in the nation, according to a survey measuring faculty scholarly productivity published recently in The Chronicle for Higher Education. WSU plant scientists were ranked the fifth most productive in the United States. WSU’s zoology program ranked No. 10 in the nation. The rankings place WSU plant scientists and zoologists in the very top tier of the approximately 7,300 doctoral programs around the country evaluated in the survey.  “This honor truly recognizes the breadth and depth of our plant science and zoology programs,” said James Petersen, WSU vice president for research. … » More …