Be Safe Cougs

Safety First

April 1st, to be exact. That’s the deadline to complete your required VCEA safety training.

Go Cougs!

Don Bender spoke of the growing potential for mass timber in The Columbian.

Anurag Srivastava gave a cyberattack assessment on the recent blackout in Venezuela to the Associated Press.

KEPR TV highlighted Amir Ameli’s 3D-printed flexible technology research.

The Stranger reviewed Taiji Miyasaka’s Seattle art exhibit Circum·ambience.


Mar 18-22WSU Week of Women in STEMVariousVarious
Mar 19Common Reading Program Panel Discussion: “Smart Technology for Aging in Place,” w/ Diane Cook, Shelly Fritz, and Maureen Schmitter‑Edgecombe4:30 PMGoertzen 21
Mar 21MME Graduate Seminar Series: Creep in Bending for Rapidly Evaluating Steady State Response of Materials, presented by Praveen Kumar, Indian Institute of Science11 AMETRL 101
Mar 22Faculty Regalia Rental Deadline for college specific colors (black only after this date)  
Mar 23Kids’ Science and Engineering Day10 – 3 PMCUE
Mar 25CE Seminar- The Art of Selling by Pete Isakson, Interim Athletic Director, University of Idaho4:10 PMClark 149
Mar 25CE Seminar - John Hall, BLM- Joint Fire Science Program4:10 PMPACCAR 202
Mar 26State of the University Address3:10 PMBryan Hall
Mar 27WSU Three-Minute Thesis Finals. Come cheer Ayumi Manawadu!1 PMSpark Atrium
Mar 28Academic Showcase / GPSA Research Expo9 – 12 PMCUB
Mar 28VCEA Town Hall3:30 PMETRL 101
Apr 1CE Seminar -  Laura Condon, Univ. of Arizona-Large-scale Integrated Hydrologic Modeling and Groundwater Surface Water Interactions4:10 PMPACCAR 202
Apr 1CE Seminar - Ryan Smith, Director of School of Design & Construction, Modular Construction  - (Joint meeting Structures Group)4:10 PMClark 149
Apr 2Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award Reception3:30 PMLewis
Apr 10#CougsGiveAll DayOnline
Apr 18VCEA Convocation3 PMCUB
Apr 20VCEA Capstone and Internship Expo9-12 PMCUB
Ends Apr 26Faculty Registration for Spring Commencement  
May 4 Spring Commencement11:30 AMBeasley Coliseum
VariousWSU Training for Supervisors. Topics include workplace management issues, recruitment and hiring, equal opportunity, preventing sexual harassment, etc.VariousVarious
VariousHRS Research Administration Series. Subjects include grant process, compliance, F&A costs, cost sharing, award administration, etc.VariousVarious

Awards and Research

Green Coug Award nominations deadline March 31

Please take the time to become a Green Coug or nominate someone you know who has made a difference.  The awards will be handed out on Earth Day, April 22, at the Sustainability Fair.

Opportunities and Deadlines

OpportunityAgencyClose Date
Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)NSF ($2-4M/yr)WSU Deadline: Anticipated, 4/4/2019
Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program - The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratoriesDOE05/09/2019
Army Research Laboratory Distinguished Postdoctoral FellowshipNASEM05/31/2019
Crimson Spirit AwardWSUOngoing
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


Student Opportunities