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Sportswriter Dave Zirin to participate in CES student symposium

Dave Zirin, sports commentator PULLMAN — Renowned sports commentator and political activist Dave Zirin will give the keynote address for the annual undergraduate student symposium on Friday at 4 p.m. in CUE 216. His presentation is entitled “What’s My Name Fool? Sports, Politics, and Resistance.” The Department of Comparative Ethnic Studies is hosting the annual […]

CAHNRS funds 30+ undergrad research projects

PULLMAN – An unprecedented number of undergraduate students in the WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences will have an opportunity to conduct hands-on science thanks to a series of grants from the college specifically aimed at supporting undergraduate research. “Experiential learning and applying basic science and research to real-world issues and challenges […]

Research competition has numerous entries

PULLMAN – A record number of participants competed in the Fifth Annual College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Competition on April 4.   The year’s Poster Competition was larger than ever, with hundreds attending the event held in Beasley Coliseum. WSU Provost Robert Bates noted the high quality of research done by the students and the […]

College of Sciences hosts poster competition

PULLMAN – Undergraduate students studying diverse subjects will present the results of their research to the public on Friday, April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Beasley Coliseum.   (Photos from the 2007 Research Poster Competition)   The fifth annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition, sponsored by the College of Sciences, allows students to go through […]

Faculty form council for undergraduate research

Twelve faculty from seven WSU colleges have formed the school’s first Undergraduate Research Faculty Council. “We are counting on the members to help us define ‘What is research?’ in terms of the undergraduate experience,” said David Bahr, director of Undergraduate Research, a core unit formed in fall 2006 in the Office of Undergraduate Education. Bahr, […]

WSU psychology spotlights undergraduate research

The WSU Department of Psychology Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held Thursday, April 20 in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education.Sixteen posters showcasing undergraduate research projects will be available for viewing in the CUE Atrium from 1:30-5 p.m. Dr. Rand Walker, clinical services director of the Center on Disabilities and Human Development in Moscow, Idaho, […]

Graduate, undergraduate ed topics of provost’s dialogue

Overviews and recommendations from major reports focusing on graduate and undergraduate issues will be presented as part of a university dialogue with Provost Robert Bates at noon Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the CUB Cascade rooms.Questions can be submitted in advance to Donna Clark, assistant to the provost, at Live audience questions also will be […]

Commitment to students draws attention nationwide

Steve Burkett helped found the McNair Program at WSU in 1999. But he didn’t stop there. Though his quiet demeanor and measured speech belie the reputation, he is a “mover and shaker” on the McNair scene nationwide, says Howard Grimes, dean of the WSU Graduate School. The McNair Program prepares low-income, first-generation and underrepresented (Native […]

Baker moves to UI; Wack adds new role

Mary Wack, dean of the university’s Honors College, has been named the interim director for the Office of Undergraduate Education. Wack will continue to serve as dean. The role of director of undergraduate education was previously held on an interim basis by Doug Baker, vice provost for academic affairs, as part of the initial implementation […]