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October 23, 2018

Posted by lindsey.schnelle | September 26, 2019


Bri Ewing and Faith Critzer were featured in a Food Safety News (FSN) article about farm workers key roles in produce safety.

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

The SFS Fall Potluck will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 12:10-1:30PM in FSHN Kitchen 103/155. Wear your costumes and bring a food dish to share! Signup with what you are brining on Signup Genius, all are welcome to attend!

Interested in Federal Government jobs and internships? There will be a workshop exploring the process for applying to federal opportunities at University of Idaho on October 3, 2018 from 12-1PM in Clearwater Room, Commons. Pizza will be provided.

The UI College of Graduate Studies is sponsoring our Grad 101 Seminar’s this fall.  The goal is to help individuals who are thinking about Grad School to GET IN THE KNOW BEFORE THEY APPLY, by learning the process of Graduate School Admission and Grad Funding. All seminars will be at the UI Commons Clearwater Room. See the seminar schedule below:

  • Tuesday, October 23,  3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Wednesday, October 24,  3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Thursday, October 25,  3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Friday, October 26,  3:30pm – 5:30pm

The WSU Grad Fair will be on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Lewis Alumni Center. Buy or rent graduation regalia and see other resources available for soon-to-be graduates.

The CAHNRS Business Travel staff is bringing back their Travel Training presentation on October 25, 2018 at 2PM. This training will encompass; how to fill out and submit a Travel Authority and the process of filling out and submitting a Travel Expense Voucher. If interested in attending, contact Kelsey Harris including your name, email and WSU ID number. They will follow up with a meeting reminder for you that will provide location of training.

Please plan to attend Greg Callahan’s MS defense on November 1, 2018 in FSHN 104A (WSU) at 11AM. All are welcome to attend!

Please plan to attend Bon-Jae’s Ph.D. Final Exam 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!

Graduate Students, priority registration for the Pullman campus will begin on November 5, 2018. They will start in 10 minute intervals from 8:30AM-2:00PM.

UI CALS is offering free traction devices for faculty, staff, and RA/TAs in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences. Please read and fill out the form and return it to either Risk Management in TLC 48 and 49, or Environmental Health & Safety office at 1108 West 6th Street. Contact Mary Ellen Martin for the PDF form. Samples are available in those offices. These are offered on a first come, first served basis. You may only pick up a pair for YOU, someone cannot pick them up for you. ALSO-please remember if you do use these devices in inclement weather, take them off before you enter any buildings.

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

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:

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. 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 12- 14, 2018 at SFS – CAFT Conference Center. Register through Brown Paper Ticket.

Jobs, Internships, and Scholarships

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.