Temporary road closures

August 12 – Cougar Way will be closed from D Street to Stadium Way and Stadium Way will be closed from Cougar Way to Ferdinand’s Lane.  Parking lots in these areas are also impacted.


Lincoln Way will temporarily be closed for the replacement of steam line.  August 14-18 Heavy Equipment will be excavating and need to close the road, there will be access to all  parking lots from Grimes Way.  Thank you for your patience through this project. If you should have any questions, please call Eric Slocum at 335-9088.


August 16 – Cougar Way will be closed from D Street to Stadium Way.  Parking lots in these areas are also impacted.


All Campus Picnic Volunteers

WSU Dining Services is seeking volunteers to help serve at this years’ All Campus Picnic. The picnic is set for August 18 on Cougar Way. Without our volunteers we would not be able to serve over 4900 guests in a couple of hours. Please let Cindy Carlson know if you would be interested in volunteering for any time between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. You can contact Cindy at 335-3506 or cindy_carlson@wsu.edu.





Prestigious Fellowships Workshops

Applying for external fellowships and grants is an excellent way to fund your graduate education, and is also a professional development experience for many students who will be seeking academic career placement where grant funding is a necessity.  The Graduate School offers training to help students apply for a number of these prestigious fellowships. Read more about the fellowships and register for the workshops:

  • Workshop I: August 24, 2017               Workshop II: September 13, 2017

See the attachment for complete details.


Plan to attend the National Lentil Festival on August 18 & 19 in downtown Pullman.  Some of the Events included are:

For more info go to:  http://www.lentilfest.com/ and click on activities.


Course Announcements

A new for Fall 2017 course titled Biotechnology and the Environment.  It is cross-listed as ENTOM 460/ENVR_SCI 460.  It will be taught Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 AM-11:50 AM and is available via AMS.  The instructor is Allan Felsot.  The course number for Pullman students is: 05563.  Sections are available at the WSU Research Centers. See the attachment for more information.


David Crowder will be teaching STAT 511/AFS 511 Statistical Methods for Graduate Researchers this Fall Semester.  This 4 credit course is will be taught on Tuesday and Thursday at 12-1:15 PM in Johnson Hall C107.  The course # is 09826 for the lecture and 09827 for the Lab that is taught on Wednesday at 8:10-10:00 AM.  See the attachment for more details.




The WSU Convocation will be on Friday, August 18th, at 10:00 AM at the Beasley Coliseum.  For more info go to:  http://convocation.wsu.edu/.


All Campus BBQ, Friday, August 18th, beginning at 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM on Cougar Way (by the track facility) across from the Coliseum.   For more info go to:  https://wow.wsu.edu/all-campus-picnic/.   This is a free event, but you will need to have your WSU ID card with you.


There will be a Pesticide Registration Workshop on November 8, 2017 in Puyallup at the Allmendinger CenterSee the attachment for more details.




EMPLOYMENT:  See attachment for details on these positions.

  1. Ag Program Specialist State Survey, Nebraska St. Government, Lincoln, NE
  2. Supv. CBP Ag Specialist (1st Line), Customs and Border Protection, various locations in the US
  3. National Program Leader for Plant Pathology, USDA-NIFA, Washington, DC
  4. Plant Pathologist/Entomologist, USDA Dept. of Agriculture, Sacramento, CA
  5. Assistant Professor, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC
  6. Postdoc, North Dakota St. Univ, Fargo, ND



Important Dates and Deadlines:

Norm Ehmann Urban Pest Management Award  –  July 2017 RFP Deadline: Proposals will be accepted until August 31, 2017. See attachment.


A forum on campus planning and parking will be presented by the Office of the President and the Faculty Senate, 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, in FSHN T-101.


Nominations for 2017-18 faculty awards are being accepted through September 29th.  See the attached memo for the call and the awards available. Also, please let me know who is being nominated and for what so we can keep an inventory of the submissions to make sure CAHNRS is well represented. Contact Lisa Johnson janowski@wsu.edu if you have questions.


Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting will be November 5-8, 2017 in Denver, CO. Program Symposia and Workshop submissions are now open.  http://www.entsoc.org/events/annual-meeting.