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Reporting on their work in the journal, Biofilm, graduate student Faysal Shariq and professors Haluk Beyenal, and Idil Akin have used granules made from potato waste bacteria to strengthen soil, offering a new alternative to cement additives that are currently used to shore up soils for building and erosion control.


Events

Learning Management System Training (Blackboard and Canvas)

July 6 Getting Started with Canvas Training and Workshop
In this introduction to Canvas we will show you how to create, upload, organize, and edit content including a review of the feature-rich content editor.

July 6 Canvas Assignments and Rubrics Training and Workshop
In this training we will cover assignment and rubric creation, peer reviews, and the plagiarism checker.

July 7 Canvas Tests and Quizzes Training and Workshop
In this training we will review the full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

July 7 Canvas Gradebook Training and Workshop
In this training we will explain different setup, filtering and communication options. We will also show how to grade and comment on student work using the Speed Grader.

July 8 Getting Started with Canvas Training and Workshop
In this introduction to Canvas we will show you how to create, upload, organize, and edit content including a review of the feature-rich content editor.

July 8 Canvas Assignments and Rubrics Training and Workshop
In this training we will cover assignment and rubric creation, peer reviews, and the plagiarism checker.

July 12 Canvas Gradebook Training and Workshop
In this training we will explain different setup, filtering and communication options.

July 12 Getting Started with Canvas Training and Workshop
In this introduction to Canvas we will show you how to create, upload, organize, and edit content including a review of the feature-rich content editor.

July 13 Canvas Assignments and Rubrics Training and Workshop
In this training we will cover assignment and rubric creation, peer reviews, and the plagiarism checker.

July 13 Canvas Tests and Quizzes Training and Workshop
In this training we will review the full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

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Opportunities

Canvas to Replace Blackboard Fall 2021

Information Technology Services, Academic Outreach and Innovation, and WSU Faculty Senate are pleased to announce that Canvas will be WSU’s sole Learning Management System beginning Fall 2021.

WSU’s Blackboard access will expire on Aug 21. In preparation for this, users who want to export Blackboard course data should contact migrationhelp@wsu.edu now to begin the migration before Blackboard becomes unavailable. Learn what other actions you need to make and what resources are available for this transition.

Time and Leave Reporting Errors

Please review your employee responsibilities when reporting your time and leave.


Be Safe Cougs

Beat the Heat

Heat-related illnesses can be prevented.

You can find more information on how to beat the heat at the Department of Labor’s OSHA website.

Return to Campus

Visit Voiland College’s Faculty/Staff Web page to find the steps you need to take to return to work on campus.

COVID‑19 Vaccination Declaration – Instructions

All WSU employees must declare themselves fully vaccinated in order to forgo face masks and physical distancing while at a WSU location. Here’s how to find where in Workday you can complete your COVID-19 vaccination declaration.

VCEA Return to Work Location Distancing and Disinfection Plan for SARS-CoV2 and COVID-19

All Voiland College personnel shall adhere to the Voiland College Distancing and Disinfection Plan.

WSU COVID-19 Information

Visit WSU’s website to get the latest information and resources on WSU’s COVID-19 testing and response.

Caring for Self, Caring for Others – Resources

Self-care is more important than ever. Caring for others adds an additional layer of complexity, but self-care continues to remain paramount. Please use these resources to help you on your self-care journey.