Skip to main content Skip to navigation


Using Google Scholar for Research – Live online tutorial March 8

Different than your standard Google search, Google Scholar can be used to cast a wide net to find peer-reviewed scholarly papers. Search across a variety of disciplines to discover e-books, academic articles, court opinions and more to broaden your pool of research.  Attend this live online tutorial at 6:30 p.m. on March 8 to find out how Google Scholar can aid your research process and how to access full-text publications you find through Google Scholar.

Register at


Suicide-awareness training intensely personal for WSU nursing students

Jessica Goodeill, left, and Teresa Kuhnkey, right, talked about suicide with 8th-graders at Deer Park Middle School. Photo by Sarah Schaub. 

Suicide was the subject when two WSU College of Nursing students visited an 8th-grade class in Deer Park recently. 

“I have a daughter in 8th grade,” nursing student Jessica Goodeill told the class. “She was having suicidal thoughts, but luckily we were able to work through it.”

Teresa Kuhnkey said she wasn’t so lucky; her daughter, a high school student, attempted suicide. “She spent a little time in the hospital and she’s doing much better,” Kuhnkey told the class.

They had the 8th-graders’ attention. » More …

Abstracts due March 6 for upcoming research symposium, NASA researcher to give keynote

The keynote speaker at the April 10 Inland Northwest Research Symposium on the WSU Spokane campus will be Erin Flynn-Evans, Ph.D., Director of the NASA Ames Research Center Fatigue Countermeasures Laboratory.

All students, staff, faculty and researchers in the community are invited to attend and submit abstracts.

The deadline for abstracts is Tuesday, March 6. Submit abstract online.

The Symposium will be from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., with the keynote speech at 2 p.m., in the CCRS open court area next to the Bookie.

Questions? Contact the Graduate Research Student Association.

Faculty: Order commencement regalia, RSVP for commencement and commencement breakfast

WSU Faculty have until March 9 to order regalia for commencement. This allows enough time to order the proper hood colors for degree/institution. If you place your order after March 9, you will receive WSU regalia.

To place your regalia order, please call Craig at the WSU Spokane Bookie at 509-358-7860.
Faculty Information
Faculty Commencement RSVP
Faculty Commencement Breakfast RSVP

Spokane scholarship fund opens to students at WSU Spokane

Students at WSU Spokane as well as those at Gonzaga University and Whitworth University are now eligible for a Spokane scholarship given to assist young mothers.

Historically, the Vivian Winston Scholarship from the Women Helping Women Fund in Spokane was given only to young mothers attending Eastern Washington University and the Community Colleges of Spokane.

Awards have historically ranged from $1,500 to $4,000. Applications must be submitted online by March 16.

UPDATED: Finalized version of Colleague Evaluation of Faculty Classroom Teaching available

Finalized version of Colleague Evaluation of Faculty Classroom Teaching is now available on the intranet: Please use this form when you are seeking or providing peer teaching evaluation. The form is designed to be nimble enough to apply to different teaching platforms – live face to face, hybrid, online, and/or guest lectures.

Recent payroll fraud cases discovered on Monday – check your account

We have had a few direct deposit fraud cases come to light today. We are pursuing resolution on those. We are not expecting more but wanted to encourage all employees, as always, to ensure they received their pay today. Employees can check their bank accounts to see their direct deposit or look in myWSU to verify that their account number is correct on their earnings statements.

Rick Grunewald

Associate Director, Payroll Services
Washington State University
236 French Administration Building
Pullman, WA 99164-1024
Phone: (509) 335-2014 | Fax: (509) 335-1472

Kirk Schulz

President Schulz to deliver State of the University address March 27

The WSU community statewide is invited to attend President Kirk Schulz’s annual State of the University address and reception, Tuesday, March 27 from 3:10-5:10 p.m. in Bryan Hall auditorium. The address, which is one of WSU’s 2018 Showcase activities, will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.

The past year has been marked by remarkable achievements across the University’s statewide enterprise. From record-breaking enrollment to major steps forward in advancing health care, from unparalleled success in the athletic arena to WSU’s growing presence in the Puget Sound area, there is much to celebrate.

President Schulz will highlight examples of notable progress from the … » More …