March 20, 2017

Seminars and Colloquium

Catherine Daniels, March 20th seminar speakerThe next Entomology Colloquium will be on Monday, March 27 at 2:10 PM in FSHN 354.  Presenting will be Dr. Catherine Daniels.  Dr. Daniels is an Extension Specialist, Pesticide Coordinator & Director WA St. Pesticide Management Resource Service and Dept. of Entomology faculty member located at WSU-Puyallup.  The title of her presentation is “On the Topic of Pesticides: Could You Be Using One and Not Know It?”  For more info on Dr. Daniels go to:  http://ext100.wsu.edu/wsprs/wsprs-staff/ and http://entomology.wsu.edu/blog/2011/06/20/daniels/.  The AMS dial # is 5701680.

University Announcements

The Office of Multicultural Student Services Academic Enrichment Center is hosting a Workshop titled: Money & Taxes. It will be on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 12:10 pm in CUB 410.  The facilitator will be Dianne Schlott, Finance Manager, MSS.  Free pizza will be provided.

2017 Administrative Professional Contribution Award:  APAC is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 10th annual award that will recognize an Administrative Professional employee’s exceptional contributions to WSU/their area or unit.  Exceptional is defined as beyond the expected or required performance; or have made a unique difference; or had far reaching, impelling or compelling impact to their work area. Nominations can highlight contributions made by the employee that address (but not limited to): productivity; innovative problem solving; positive working relationships; and/or university or community service.  The winner will be announced during the May 11, 2017 APAC meeting.  The nomination form can be found on the APAC website at  https://apac.wsu.edu/awards-and-grants/
The deadline to submit your nomination is Friday, April 7, 2017.  For further information or to submit your nomination contact Gayle Anderson at anderson53@wsu.edu or 335-8350.

For Graduate Students

Prestigious Fellowships Workshop: Learn about prestigious fellowship opportunities such as the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Ford Foundation, and USDA Fellowships, and how to be competitive in the application process.
WHO: Graduate students and undergraduates who are considering graduate school
When: April 10, 2017; 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: FSHN T101 & live-streamed
Register: gradschool.wsu.edu/fellowships

Employment Opportunities

  1. Asst/Assoc Professor, Potato and Sugarbeet Pathology, Michigan St.  Univ., East Lansing, MI
  2. Postdoc, Dept of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado St. Univ., Fort Collins, CO
  3. AgCenter Research Assoc. (Entomology), Louisiana St. Univ Ag Center, Northeast Louisiana
  4. Assistant Professor (Urban Entomology), Dept of Entomology, Louisiana St. Univ., Winnsboro, LA
  5. Assistant Res. Scientist, AgriLife at Texas A&M, College Station, TX
  6. Extension Educator, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI
  7. Associate Director/Field Research Coordinator, Univ. of California-Davis, Davis, CA