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February 24, 2020

Posted by lindsey.schnelle | February 25, 2020


Congratulations to Meijun Zhu on being promoted to full professor.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Important dates:

  • WSU Midterm grades due Wednesday, March 4
  • UI Midterm grades due Monday, March 16
  • WSU & UI Spring Vacation begins Monday, March 16
  • WSU Finals Week Monday, May 4 – Friday, May 8
  • UI Finals Week Monday, May 11 – Friday, May 15
  • WSU Commencement Saturday, May 9
  • UI Commencement Saturday, May 16

Nominations for the WSU Graduate School’s Karen P. DePauw Leadership Award and the Association for Faculty Women’s Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral Student Awards are due Monday, March 2.

Student Section

 New Graduate Writing Center with extended services now in operation, located in the CUE 402G.

WSU has partnered with to offer students three free months of technical training. Topics include learning programming languages, data science, and machine learning.

GPSA Dissertation Grands of up to $500 are available for PhD candidates to cover the cost of equipment rentals, books, data collection, and analysis software related to research.

Fine Chocolate Industry Association (FCIA) hosts the Elevate Chocolate Trade Fair 2020. Enjoy workshops, networking, discussion, and tastings March 5 – 6 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco. Visit the FCIA website for more information and to register.

Jobs, Internships, & Scholarships

WSU Food Systems Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates is offering a paid Internship opportunity this summer. Applications are due Monday, March 2, visit WSU’s website for more information and to apply.

Cargill is offering several scholarships to first and second year university students. In addition to financial support the scholarship includes two seminars, mentorship, networking opportunities, and more. Applications are due March 5, for more information visit the Cargill website.

Northwest Farm Credit Services is offering several scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate level students. Applications are due by Sunday, March 1, for more information check out their website.

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