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February 21, 2014

Posted by | May 29, 2014

The installation of the new desks will be complete and students housed in 348J can move back into their office on Monday. 

Important deadlines:

Priority registration for summer 2014 semester begins on March 3rd.

Priority registration for Fall 2014 begins on April 11. 

Deadline to apply for a graduate degree is March 7th.

Deadline for Final Oral Exams for advanced degrees is April 25th.


There is no colloquium presentation this coming week.  The next one will be on March 5th.  Patricia Moore, Univ. of Georgia will be the speaker. 

E. Paul Catts Memorial Lecture Events will be on March 12 & 13.  If you plan on attending the reception please RSVP as soon as possible so we can plan accordingly.  There is a sign up sheet at Dory’s desk or you can email her to add your name to the list. 

The deadline for nominations for graduate student awards has been extended to February 28. Please get your nominations in this week.  The Association for Faculty Women (AFW) announces a call for nominations for outstanding graduate student awards.  The awards recognize the academic achievements and professional potential of WSU’s graduate students completing their degrees in summer 2013, fall 2013, or spring 2014.  The Harriett B. Rigas Award is presented to an outstanding doctoral student, and the AFW Founders Award is presented to an outstanding master’s student.  Both full and part-time students are eligible.  Professional and non-thesis master’s degree students are not eligible for these awards.  The deadline for receipt of all nomination and application materials is February 28, 2014.  Awardees will be notified in March and will receive their awards at a special recognition ceremony in early April. 


  1. Asst. Professor, Strawberry & Small Fruit Entomology, Wimauma, FL
  2.  Research Scientist (Entomology) Lovelace Resp Res Inst., Jackson
  3. USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Svc., Brighton, MI
  4.  Assistant Professor, Entomology, Univ. of Florida Ag Exp Stn., Tampa FL
  5.  Assistant Professor & Entomologist (Insect Evolutionary Genomics), UC-Riverside, Riverside CA

Events – Save theSE Date(s):

2014 Entomology Colloquium presentations are on Wednesdays in FSHN 354 at 12:10-1:00 PM. 

The WECN dial # for each presentation is:  5702026.

E. Paul Catts Memorial Lecture Events will be on March 12 & 13.  This year’s speaker will be Dr. H. Frederik Nijhou.  His first presentation will be on March 12 at 12:10 PM in FSHN 354 and is titled: The Developmental Physiology of Body Size: Studies with Manduca sexta. On March 13 he will be speaking at 4:10-5:00 PM in CUE 203.  A reception will follow at 5:30-8:30 PM in CUE 518.  His presentation is titled:  The Biology of Butterfly Color Patterns.

WSU Showcase  Events:

March 27, Distinguished Faculty Address, 3:30 PM, VBRS Bldg, 3rd Floor.

March 28: Research/scholarship/arts displays, 9 AM-12PM, Cary Sr. Ballroom, CUB

Undergrad Research & Creative Activities, 12 – 5 PM, CUB

Celebrate Excellence Recognition Banquet, 5:30 PM, Beasley Coliseum (reservations required by March 19.

The 98th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the ESA theme is “The Changing Landscape of Entomology in the Pacific Branch.”   Meetings will be held in Tucson, AZ, on April 6-9, 2014.  Register at the Marriot Univ. Park Hotel by March 17th for special rate.[/textblock][/column][/row][/section]