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University College

04-19-13 Fifty-Five Students, Faculty, and Staff Honored at WSU University College Award Ceremony April 16

05-29-12 WSU Names Terese King Acting Director for the Center for Advising and Career Development

04-19-12  Forty-Three Students, Faculty, and Staff Honored at WSU University College Awards Ceremony April 17

01-20-11  WSU's Karen Weathermon Named Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate by National Organization

09-20-11  VPUE Hosts Math Emporium Effectiveness Study

06-01-11  Global Leadership Certificate Complements Degree

05-05-11  Students, Faculty, and Staff Honored at Fourth Annual WSU University College Awards Ceremony

04-15-10  WSU University College Honors 55 Students, Faculty, and Staff at Awards Ceremony


Writing Program

10-07013 WSU Writing Program Appears Tenth Time on U.S. News & World Report  Rankings as One of Best in the Nation

04-25-13 WSU Writing Program Welcomes Michigan State Expert William Hart-Davidson for May 8 Lecture, Workshop

12-06-12 WSU Faculty to Explore Multimodal Assignments, Assessments in Spring 2013 Series

09-12-12 WSU Writing Program Lands Top Marks on Latest U.S. News & World Report College Rankings

05 -24-12 WSU Presents Positive Junior Writing Portfolio Findings

09-14-11 WSU Writing Program Makes Tenth Appearance Among Top in the Nation in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

05-06-11 Writing Program Honors Students, Faculty, and Staff at WSu University College Award Ceremony on April 19

08-18-10 WSU Writing Program Makes Eigth Appearance Among Top in the Nation in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

11-16-09  WSU Writing Program Presents Biennial Report on Junior Portfolio Findings (2007-9)

11-12-09  Writing Contest Winners Lunch with WSU President Elson S. Floyd to Discuss Ideas on Renting, Musical Performances, and Light Pollution

10-12-09  WSU Students Innovatively Pursue the "Write Way" on Oct. 20

8-20-09  WSU Writing Program Ranked Among Nation's "Best" by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2010"

8-07-09 WSU Writing Program Presents at National WPA Conference; Patrick Johnson Lands Award

2-03-09 WSU Writing Program Recieves National Certificate of Excellence (2009)

12-04-08  Writing Across the Curriculum (Writing in the Disciplines) Workshop on "Academic Integrity and Generation Napster" Set for Dec. 16, 2008

4-11-08  Writing Program Administrator Diane Kelly-Riley Lands National Research Grant

1-18-08  WSU Students Access 24/7 Northwest Online Tutoring Consortium

1-04-08  Writing Program Opens New Graduate Student Center

10-29-07  WSU Student Writers Well Prepared for their Disciplines, New Study Reports


Undergraduate Research

10-9-13 WSU Undergraduates Receive Auvil, Weir, and Fuentes-Kirk Awards to Pursue Research in 2013-14

5-29-13 WSU Hosts Summer Research for Undergraduates

4-1-13 34 Students Win Awards at 2013 SURCA

12-7-12  2013 SURCA Set for March 29, 2013; Applications Open

10-29-12 Auvil, Weir, Fuentes-Kirk, DeVlieg Awards to 40 Undergraduate Researchers

09-05-12 Auvil Applications for 2012-13 Due 9-15-12 Online

08-09-12 Undergraduates Present at 2012 Summer Research Poster Symposium

08-09-12 Undergraduate at WSU Bent on Fueling Findings for Flexible Solar Panels

08-09-12 Student Research Helps WSU Stem the Tide of Wheat "Rust"

08-09-12 Research at WSU Tries to Blow Back Bark Beetles with Atmospheric Data

07-30-12 2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium Set for Aug. 3 in Smith CUE Atrium

07-25-12 Second Brown-Bag Session Filled with Ice Cream Metaphors, Grad School Advice

07-17-12 Researcher Talks Trees, Graduate School at First of Two Brown-Bag Sessions

07-11-12 WSU Hosts Summer 2012 REU

04-04-12 WSU SURCA Presents 39 Awards to 44 Students and One Laboratory

03-28-12 WSU's First SURCA Competition for Undergraduate Researchers Involves Hundreds of Students, Judges on March 30 as Part of WSU Showcase

02-06-12  SURCA Undergraduate Research Event Joins March 30 WSU Showcase; Student Applications due Feb. 29

10-21-11  WSU Names 43 Undergraduate Researchers as Recipients of Auvil Scholars Fellowships

08-29-11  WSU Names Shelley Pressley to Lead Undergraduate Research for the University College

08-25-11 Applications Open for Auvil Scholars Fellowships for 2011-12

7-14-11 Research Poster Symposium August 5 for Undergraduates in REU and Similar Projects

06-02-11  Undergraduate Researchers Converge on WSU for Summer Programs

05-09-11  WSU Faculty, Guests, Share Skills and Experience at Week-Long Undergraduate Research Introduction

05-06-11  Undergraduate Researchers Honored at Fourth Annual WSU University College Award Ceremony on April 19

02-07-11  WSU Freshmen Invited to Apply for Cougar Undergraduate Research Experience

01-21-11 WSU Undergraduates Invited to Explore Research Options at Info Session Jan. 27

10-18-10 Thirty-four Undergraduates Awarded Auvil Scholars Fellowships at WSU

8-26-10 WSU Undergraduate Research to Award up to 30 Auvil Fellowships; Application Deadline Sept 8

8-5-10 Summer Poster Symposium Friday for Researchers in REU and Similar Projects

5-28-10 Five NSF-Funded "Research Experience for Undergraduates" Programs, plus Three Related Programs, Kick Off This Summer

3-29-10  Four Students Land WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium Awards

3-24-10  WSU Undergraduate Researchers Share Their Projects, Results at Undergraduate Research Symposium Monday, March 29 in the CUB

3-02-10  WSU Undergraduate Research Announces Spring 2010 Symposium

1-20-10  Information Sessions Set for Jan. 26 and Jan. 27 (2010)

10-23-09  Twenty-two Receive Auvil Scholars Awards for Fall 2009

8-27-09  Auvil Fellowship Applications Due by Sept. 15, 2009

7-07-09  Six NSF-Funded Summer "Research Experience for Undergraduates" Programs, plus Two Related Programs, Underway at WSU; Most Sites in the Northwest

3-13-09 Seven Students Awarded Weir, Auvil Fellowships for Spring 2009

2-06-09 Summer Research Opportunities (NSF-Funded REU Programs, CURE, and more); Feb. Information Night

11-19-08  Six $2,500 NASA Space Grant Applications Due Dec. 22 for WSU Undergraduates

10-21-08  Eight Students Earn Awards at WSU Undergraduate Research Symposium 2008

10-02-08  Auvil Fellows for Fall 2008 Announced by WSU Undergraduate Research

10-01-08  UGR Symposium (2008) Set for Oct. 17 in Smith Center for Undergraduate Education; Posters on Display Through Mid-Day Oct. 18

9-04-08  Auvil Fellowship Applications for Fall 2008 Due Sept. 12

9-08-08 UGR Gets New Home in Smith Center for Undergraduate Education, Room 509


Common Reading

3-19-13 WSU Common Reading Book for 2013-14 is “Being Wrong” by Kathryn Schulz

2-12-13 WSU Common Reading Program Lecture Tying Henrietta Lacks and Cervical Cancer at 7 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 12

1-14-13 WSU Common Reading Program Shows Emmy-Nominated Documentary on Slave-Trading Family at 7 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 15

1-10-13 WSU Common Reading Welcomes Lacks Family for Jan. 23 Discussion of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

1-7-13 WSU Global Campus Hosts Slave- and Slave-Trader Descendants Sharon Morgan and Tom DeWolf for Jan. 10 Presentation on Legacy of Slavery and Racism

11-7-12 Kabasenche Presents Final Fall Common Reading Program Lecture Nov. 13

10-29-12 U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Historian Presents WSU Common Reading Program lecture Nov. 5 in Pullman

10-29-12 WSU Common Reading Welcomes U.W. Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Genome Sciences Stanley M. Gartler to Discuss Cell Contamination, Scientific Ethics, and Research Oct. 29

10-09-12 WSU Common Reading Panel Tackles Topic of "Who Tells Whose Story, and Who Decides Whether It's True?" Oct. 16

10-08-12 “Who Owns Your Information?” Mike Edwards to present on Issues of Intellectual Property, Oct. 9

10-01-12 WSU Common Reading Features Mike Edwards Presenting on Intellectual Property Issues Oct. 9

09-14-12 WSU Common Reading Welcomes Speaker Tom Salsbury on Cross-Cultural Awareness Sept. 18

09-07-12 Nominations Open Sept. 17 for 2013-14 WSU Common Reading Book

08-28-12 "Race, Racism, and Science" topic of first Common Reading Tuesdays lecture, presented by C. Richard King at 7 p.m. in Todd 116

08-21-12 Common Reading Tuesdays series kicks off with screening of Law & Order episode "Immortal" at 7 p.m. in Todd 116

03-19-12  WSU Selects "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" as 2012-13 Common Reading Book for Freshmen

01-20-12  WSU's Karen Weathermon Named Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate by National Organization

11-29-11  What's the Next Best Book for Freshmen?  Thursday is the Deadline for 2012-13 Common Reading Book Nominations

9-19-10  Common Reading Tuesdays: History of Afghanistan by Turner-Rahman, 7 p.m., 9-21/10, Smith CUE 203

5-27-09  Omnivore's Dilemma Back on Menu for Common Reading

3-31-09  Common Reading Book Whets Appetite for Learning

3-26-09  WSU Selects "Omnivore's Dilemma" as 2009 Common Reading Book for Freshmen


Center for Advising and Career Development

1-27-10  Jane Parker Receives WSU ACADA "Outstanding Advisor Award"

12-30-09  WSU Career Expo Brings Recruiters to Pullman Feb. 9 in Beasley Colliseum

10-21-09 WSU Career Expo Leads to 245 Student Interviews for Career Positions

9-22-09 More Than 100 Recruiters Converge on WSU for Career Fairs Oct. 6-7


Distinguished Scholarships

5-7-2013 WSU Scholars Get National Boren Scholarship, Alternate Designation for 2013-14

4-12-13 WSU Scientists Brewer, Grandi, and Negretti Win National Goldwater Awards

9-18-12 WSU Students Invited to Information Sessions on Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships Sept. 19, 20

5-18-2012 Two WSU Undergraduates Land Prestigious 2012 Boren Awards to Study Abroad in China


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