Go Cougs!

Kelvin Lynn received a $200,000 award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to advance solar research and development.

Kathryn Jackson has been accepted to speak at the National Academic Advising Association’s regional conference in Calgary, Canada, where she will present, “Creating Opportunity: Developing a Study Abroad Program Where None Existed.”

Cara Morton and Somayeh Nassiri helped organize the subregional Inland Northwest Future City Competition for middle school students last weekend.

Upcoming Seminars and Events

Jan 11Thought Leaders Symposium7:30 am– 12:30 pmonline
Jan 22Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Resource Night Kick-Off with Meg Carlson6-8 pmTodd 268
Jan 30Undergraduate Research Mixer4:30 pmFloyd Center
VariousWSU Training for Supervisors
Topics include workplace management issues, recruitment and hiring, equal opportunity, preventing sexual harassment, etc.
VariousHRS Research Administration Series
Subjects include grant process, compliance, F&A costs, cost sharing, award administration, etc.

More Voiland College events.
More WSU Research events.

Award and Research Opportunities

WSU undergraduate research award applications open through Feb. 15

Washington State University students can apply online now for awards to support their mentored research, scholarship and creative activities in academic year 2019‑20.


Be aware of the latest updates from NSF on PPAPG changes for the coming year.

Award and Research OpportunitiesAgencyClose Date
Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM)NSFWSU Deadline:

NSF CMMI CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop- March 25 – 27, in Charlotte, NCNSF01/08/2019
The Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) Program 2019 Summer Term
The VFP seeks to increase the research competitiveness of faculty members and their students at institutions historically underrepresented in the research community in order to expand the workforce vital to the DOE mission areas.  As part of the program, selected university/college faculty members collaborate with DOE laboratory research staff on a research project of mutual interest. Faculty member participants may invite up to two students (one of which may be a graduate student) to participate in the research project
Academic Showcase and the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Research ExpositionWSU01/16/2019
Abstracts due
2019 JCATI Request for ProposalsJCATI03/01/2019
Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)NSF ($2-4M/yr)WSU Deadline: Anticipated, 4/4/2019
Crimson Spirit AwardWSUOngoing
WSU Office of Research Information SessionsWSU Office of ResearchOngoing
ONNL Alternate Sponsored Fellowships (ASF) for Students, Faculty, and Visiting ScientistsPNNL, DOEContinuous
NSF-NIST Interaction in Basic and Applied Scientific Research in BIO, ENG, & MPS (Supplements to existing NSF awards)NSFContinuous
Experiential, Cooperative, and Work-integrated Education Research GrantsCEED- ASEEContinuous

WSU Limited Submission Opportunities and Deadlines.
WSU Office of Research’s Large Funding Opportunities Database.
VCEA Research Support Web Page.

Be Safe Cougs

Eyes on Safety

Everyone who enters a Voiland College laboratory (defined as a space that contains chemicals other than water or atmospheric air, either liquid or gaseous; has rotating or crushing equipment; has any gases stored under pressure, or other identified hazards.) must at all times wear personal protective eyewear approved by the latest edition of the ANSI Z87.1 safety standard.

For assistance meeting this and other lab safety standards, contact your supervisor or a Voiland College Safety Committee member.

For additional safety information contact Environmental Health and Safety at ehs@wsu.edu.

Student Research Opportunities and Internships

WSU offers a number of opportunities available to undergraduate students who wish to gain experiences working in their field of interest, including:

WSU Honors College Research Opportunities and Internships Database.

Voiland College Career & Internship Center.

WSU’s student employment/internship portal: Handshake.

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