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November 5, 2018

Posted by lindsey.schnelle | September 26, 2019

Accomplishments

Congratulations to Greg Callahan for passing his MS defense in Food Science!

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Please plan to attend Bon-Jae’s Ph.D. defense on November 9, 2018 in FSHN 104A (WSU) at 9AM. All are welcome to attend!

Please plan to attend Kristen Sparkman’s MS defense on November 15 at 8:30AM in Ag. Sci (UI) 104. All are welcome to attend!

Please plan to attend Robert Beezer’s MS defense on November 15, 2018 at 2PM in FSHN 354 and via AMS at Mt. Vernon VC Annex West. All are welcome to attend!

Please plan to attend Elvis Baidoo’s Prelim Exam on November 15, 2018 in FSHN 104A at 2PM. All are welcome to attend!

Please plan to attend Maryam Baniasadidehkordi’s Ph.D. defense on November 16, 2018 in Ag. Sci (UI) 62. The title the  dissertation is: “The Role of Saliva and Hydrocolloids in Texture Perception of Semisolid Foods: Using Rheological, Tribological and Sensory Evaluation Techniques”. All are welcome to attend!

Please plan to attend Xiaoye Shen’s Prelim Exam on November 28, 2018 in FSHN 104A. AMS videoconference connection are set for Dr. Hanrahan at the WSU TFREC small conference room. All are welcome to attend!

The WSU Fall Commencement will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10AM in Beasley Coliseum. WSU Commencement Ceremonies information can be found here.

The UI Fall Commencement will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12:30PM in ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. UI Commencement information can be found here.

The Student Section

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture has a prestigious fellowship program known as the FFAR Fellows. You can apply for their upcoming 2019-2022 cohort by February 15, 2018 for the Stipend + Professional Development Fellow ship and April 15, 2018 for the Professional Development Fellowship. For more information, contact the FFAR Fellows Program Director: rebecca_dunning@ncsu.edu.

WSU requires all undergraduate and graduate students not on assistantships or working as WSU employees to register their international travel through the online International Travel Registry (ITR). Please see the BPPM for more information. Contact International Programs Global Learning for more information.

At WSU, you have until November 16, 2018 to withdraw (W on record) from a course.

Extension Events

The Annual Food Safety & Sanitation Workshop will be held on November 6-7 at Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Attendee registration is now open! Please visit the website for additional workshop information and online registration:  http://ext100.wsu.edu/foodsanitation/.

The Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training and Train the Trainer registration is now open. Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training and Train the Trainer. Register online or for more information here.

Registration is now open for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods 2.5 day course on November 9-11. For more information about this upcoming course and to register, head to the Food Processing website here.

Registration is open for the Innovations in Quality Assurance for Seafood Processing course on November 13- 15, 2018 at SFS – CAFT Conference Center. Register through Brown Paper Ticket.

The Basic Plus Cheese Making Short Course will be held on February 5-7, 2019 at Mount Vernon, Washington. Head to the Creamery’s Registration Page for more information.

The Better Process Control School will be a 4 day Full Course from February 5-8, 2018 and a 2 day Acidified Foods course from February 5-6, 2019. Courses run from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm every day. Check-in starts at 7:45 am the first day. Course is limited to 40 people. More information can be found on the Washington State University Food Processing Extension’s website.

The 33rd Advanced Cheese Making Short Course will be held on February 26-28, 2019 in Pullman, Washington. Head to the Creamery’s Registration Page for more information.

Jobs, Internships, and Scholarships

Dr. Stephanie Smith is seeking an undergraduate student to fill a temporary position. Duties will include advertising Extension courses, putting together materials for Extension programming, photocopying, and other duties as needed. Assistance with basic laboratory duties may be required on an as needed basis. Candidate must have basic Microsoft Office and computing skills. Approximate hours are 10-20 per week. This is a temporary position through the end of the semester but may be extended based on need and job performance. Please contact Dr. Smith at steph.smith@wsu.edu to apply.

Click here to view open jobs, internships, and scholarships on the SFS website.

Other Announcements

The National Academies is soliciting applicants for the 2019-20 Jefferson Science Fellowships program.  The program is designed to engage the American science, engineering, and medical communities in US foreign policy and international development.  Fellows will spend one year on assignment at either the State Department or USAID, assisting with foreign policy or international development issues.  Applicants must be an American citizen and a tenured faculty member >> more here.