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January 10, 2014

Posted by | May 29, 2014

2014 Wiley Research Expo call for abstracts deadline is January 17. 

The WSU Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) invites you to present your research or scholarship at the 2014 Dr. William R. Wiley Research Exposition (Wiley Research Exposition) on February 21, 2014. The Wiley Research Exposition provides WSU students the opportunity to present their research or scholarship among their peers, faculty and the WSU community in an academic conference-like atmosphere.

All students currently enrolled on any of the Washington State University campuses are eligible to present at the Wiley Research Exposition; however only graduate and professional students are eligible to compete for awards. Presentations can be formatted as oral or poster presentations. Graduate and professional students competing for awards will be judged by WSU alumni and emeritus faculty.  Scholarship awards will be given for first and second place in each category. Students may submit one oral presentation and one poster presentation; however, the two presentations must each address different research questions. Students presenting in both formats have a chance to win multiple awards! To be a part of this exciting experience, submit your abstract(s) by January 17, 2014.

Oral Presentation Awards:

First Place: $1,000                     Second Place: $500

Poster Presentation Awards:

First Place: $800                      Second Place: $400

Competition Categories:

1. Medical & Life Sciences       2. Engineering & Physical Sciences     3. Agricultural & Natural Sciences

4. Social Sciences                       5. Liberal Arts & Humanities                6. Visual Arts & Design

7. Administrative & Information Sciences

For more info go to:


Graduate TA Workshop – Saturday, January 18, 2014, 9-1:30 in CUE 203

 An informative workshop designed to help graduate teaching assistants manage, motivate,

and instruct their students. Hosted by the Graduate School and presented by the President’s Teaching Academy, the event  is FREE and open to WSU graduate students. Coffee, pastries, and pizza will be available, compliments of the Graduate School. To find out more and to register, visit


Rich Zack was featured in a December 18th  WSU News article titled:  Insects Studied to Understand Changing Elwha Ecosystem.  To read the article go to:  

Steve Sheppard and Sue Cobey were featured in a article titled Flowers could help stop disappearance of pollinators in the Winter 2013 edition of the Moscow/Pullman Daily News Northwest Farm and Ranch publication.  Article is attached. 


  1. Assistant Professor, Insect Ecology & Row Crops Pest Mgt., Auburn Univ, Auburn, AL
  2. Assistant Professor, Medical Entomology, Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL
  3. Entomologist, Wyle Science, Dayton, OH
  4. Post-Doc in Population Ecology & Biological Control, Univ Mass, Amherst, MA
  5. Post-Doc in Entomology with Hort & Agrononic Crops, Univ Forida, Belle Glade, FL

Events – Save the Date(s):


January 6 & 7, 2014, Hilton Hotel , 921 SW 6th Ave , Portland, OR 97204-1296. See attachment for full details.  Students are encouraged to participate. 

Academic Showcase abstracts accepted through Jan. 28

PULLMAN, Wash. – Abstracts will be accepted through Tuesday, Jan. 28, for the 2014 Academic Showcase. It is part of the annual Showcase celebration of original scholarship, research and creative expression by members of the WSU community. Showcase will be Friday, March 28, on the Pullman campus.