Pullman Campus News & Events January 24, 2023

A mural painting inside of the CUB was one of several events that took place on campus last week to celebrate the National Day of Racial Healing.
Photo by WSU Photo Services

Around campus

Mandatory cyber security awareness training due by Jan. 31

All current WSU employees, including faculty, student employees, temporary hourly, and anyone with WSU systems access are required to complete cyber security awareness training by Jan. 31.

GIESO Guides now available

The President’s Commission on Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation has created a new pilot program called GIESO Guides to help new LGBTQ+ inclusive faculty and staff as they on‑board at any WSU location.

Hog Lane road closure through April

Beginning yesterday, Hog Lane between NE Wilson Road and NE Ellis Way will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for utility improvements. Work is scheduled to be complete by early April.

2022 W-2 tax forms now available in Workday

2022 W‑2 tax forms have been posted to Workday. Directions on how to find this form can be found online.

In case you missed it

Low-impact human recreation changes wildlife behavior

A study of Glacier National Park hiking trails during and after a COVID‑19 closure adds evidence to the theory that humans can create a “landscape of fear” like other apex predators, changing how species use an area simply with their presence.

Professor Patricia Hunt awarded prestigious prize in developmental biology

Patricia Hunt, a Regents professor in Washington State University’s School of Molecular Biosciences, was awarded the 2022 Richard B. Johnston Jr. M.D. Prize in Developmental Biology.

WSU Graduate School fills two vacant associate vice provost positions

The Washington State University Graduate School has appointed Chemistry Professor Gregory J. Crouch as associate vice provost for graduate academic programs. Management and Entrepreneurship Professor Arvin Sahaym has been named associate vice provost for interdisciplinary initiatives with the Graduate School. 

New budgeting tool streamlines planning as WSU prepares for potential spending reductions

Washington State University is asking campuses, colleges, and units to plan for a 6% reduction in core fund budgets amid continuing efforts to maintain the university’s fiscal health during a period of enrollment and tuition revenue declines.

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