Pullman Campus News & Events February 14, 2023

Admitted students were given a warm welcome as they toured the Pullman campus during a WSU Experience event last Saturday.
Photo by WSU Photo Services

Around campus

WSU ELEVATE event focuses on faculty burnout, student wellbeing

Faculty and graduate students are invited to a one-day spring ELEVATE event on Feb. 20 to learn more about combating burnout and supporting students’ personal welfare.

Check out the new ‘PIT Stops’ sessions scheduled this week

PIT (Pedagogy, Innovation, and Technology) Stops is a new faculty support series consisting of sessions held twice monthly that rotate between a system-wide virtual event and campus-specific events.

Phi Beta Kappa programming reinitiated

If you are a member of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) and would like to be involved in the upcoming programming, please complete the following questionnaire at phibetakappa.wsu.edu/pbk-members-get-involved by Friday, Feb. 17.

Fine Arts Building restoration project underway

Construction started Monday, Feb. 13, and is scheduled through March 31.

In case you missed it

Hackathon aims to solve agriculture challenges

A total of 32 teams from WSU and several other universities participated in the event, which was sponsored by the AgAID Institute, and held in partnership with Microsoft and innov8.ag.

WSU Dean Mary Rezac attends State of the Union address

Mary Rezac, dean of Washington State University’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, was the guest of U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell at last week’s State of the Union address at the nation’s Capitol.

Kim Christen appointed associate vice chancellor for research advancement and partnerships

The Office of Research has appointed Kimberly Christen as associate vice chancellor for Research Advancement and Partnerships. Christen took up the role on Feb. 13.

Youth cannabis vaping highest in medical marijuana states

More U.S. high school seniors reported vaping cannabis in states where it is legal only for medical purposes than states where all adult use is permitted — a study finding that surprised the researchers.

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