Go Cougs!

Todd Vanek has been named as director of the Engineering Technology Management and Online Learning Programs.

Ryan Smith’s efforts to tackle the affordable housing problem is featured in this issue of Washington State Magazine.

AJ Block and Kristian Gubsch received WSU Top 10 Senior Awards.

Check out all the student honorees from last week’s VCEA Student Success Celebration.

Connor Weller’s efforts to use 3D printers to help with the coronavirus response was featured in the Spokesman Review.

Nicole Liu’s experience as an architecture student during COVID-19 is the subject of this month’s Voiland College home page feature.


Events

Thursday, May 7

11 AM  VCEA Town Hall Zoom meeting w/Dean Mary Rezac.

Tuesdays and Fridays, thru May 15

Voiland College Stress Relief and Mindfulness Sessions. Learn the basic practices of mindfulness-based stress reduction and practice several different techniques to support your well-being including mindfulness of breathing, body scan meditation, and self-compassion. Each session will introduce one of the techniques and provide an opportunity for practice. Presented by Dr. Cill Richards, MME Professor, Certified Mindfulness Trainer, and UREC Group Fitness Instructor.

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Opportunities

ITS Notice: All Zoom users must upgrade by May 30

All Zoom users must upgrade to the new Zoom 5.0 by May 30 in order to maintain the ability to join meetings.

Natural Resource Conservation Endowment Fund: Applications due May 15

Up to two $1,200 awards will be awarded to graduate students for a project that promotes the conservation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources.

Misc Funding Opportunities Specific to COVID-19

ORAP has put together a list of research funding opportunities related to COVID-19.

Crimson Spirit Award

Have you noticed a WSU employee going out of their way to help a colleague or customer? Nominate them for the Crimson Spirit award to recognize their excellent service. Submit a nomination.


Be Safe Cougs

Health and Wellbeing Resources

The health and well-being of the WSU community remains our highest priority, and we will continue to act thoughtfully as we respond to COVID-19. Please review the resources available to employees during this response.

WSU COVID-19 Information

WSU has set up a website to serve as the university’s central source of updates and information about COVID-19.

Office of Research COVID-19 Q&A

Principal investigators must exercise their best judgement for starting or continuing research activities and work with their campus, college, and immediate leadership to develop plans in the event of a campus closure or reduced operations. Learn more in this Q&A.