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Apply now for fall graduate student travel grants

PULLMAN – The Graduate School and the Graduate and Professional Student Association now are taking applications for fall semester graduate student travel grants. These grants are intended to help students in their research and scholarly activities and to present papers at significant meetings.   The deadline for the fall 2010 travel grant applications is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. […]

Bill tightens rules on hiring, wages, travel

Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a legislative bill last week, Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5460, that reinforces and tightens spending policies, including hiring, personal services contracts, equipment purchases, out-of-state travel and wage increases.   The bill affects all state agencies, including higher education. WSU administrators are working with other higher education institutions and the state Office […]

Fund to help students reach meetings

PULLMAN – WSU alumnus Dr. Bruce Gibbins has established a fellowship fund to help graduate students attend professional meetings in their fields. Gibbins, who earned bachelor’s, masters and doctoral degrees in the College of Sciences at WSU, remembers his days as a graduate student when he needed to go to professional meetings across the country […]

Football planning begins for next season

The dimmed lights in Martin Stadium signal the end of Cougar football season for some, but for others the work has just begun. Football operations coordinator Shawn Deeds is busy planning the teams’ travel schedule for next year. “It’s a process that takes about three-quarters of the year,” he said. “We plan for the entire […]

New requirements for air and sea travel

The Departments of State and Homeland Security today announced and submitted for public comment the air and sea phase of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative to secure and expedite travel. This initiative will require all U.S. citizens, Canadian citizens, citizens of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda, and Mexican citizens, to have a passport or […]

Terrorist alert triggers airline passenger procedures

Due to the recent terrorist activities, higher travel precautions are currently be taken both nationally and internationally. To help minimize the impact on travelers, the following information has been provided the United States Private and Public Partnership National Governance, https://nwwarn.usp3.org.* The U.S. terrorist threat level has been raised to severe, or red, for all commercial […]

Faculty travel application deadline is May 1

Faculty planning to travel sometime between July and December for academic reasons have until May 1 to submit applications for travel grants.The Faculty Travel Grant Program provides travel funds to develop faculty research, scholarly and creative activities. Funds may be used for activities such as conducting collaborative research with prestigious laboratories, attendance at professional meetings, conducting data-gathering […]

Travel enhances education

In order to provide students with a “world class, face to face” education, some classes travel abroad to see first hand how their field of study can be applied outside the classroom. That’s one of the reasons study abroad programs are part of many department course offerings. Katherine Keane, associate professor at the School of […]