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Esther Rugoli

CAHNRS Coug making a difference

WSU sophomore Esther Rugoli works in the greenhouse on a research project.
WSU sophomore Esther Rugoli works in the greenhouse on a research project.

CAHNRS is a diverse college that is home to students with various backgrounds, interests and motivations. The common denominator between all CAHNRS students is that they hope to contribute to a system larger than themselves. There is always a pathway that leads past the classroom, campus, and even the United States. » More …

Graduate Fellowships Workshop II

The WSU Graduate School will have a grant writing workshop in Butch’s Den (CUB L60) to help graduate and undergraduate students working on fellowship applications such as the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which are due in late October.

This session will focus on the NSF Graduate Fellowship ( You will be provided individualized guidance to improve the statements that accompany your application. Please bring 1) your personal, relevant background and future goals statement, and 2) your graduate research plan.

Please register at

For further information contact Dr. Norton, Elmina White Honors Hall room 130 or e-mail:


Prestigious Fellowships Workshop

Prestigious Fellowships Workshop

Graduate students and undergraduates who are considering graduate school should attend this workshop to learn about prestigious fellowship opportunities such as the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Ford Foundation, and USDA Fellowships, and how to be competitive in the application process. This event will also be live-streamed.

For more information and to register, visit:

Travis King Wildcats Research

Honors Student Travis W. King Published in Journal of Mammology, referenced by writer for Science magazine

Travis W. King, Honors alum and graduate student at WSU, was recently published in the Journal of Mammology. Under the guidance of Dr. Daniel Thornton and the help of the WSU Honors College and the College of Arts & Sciences, Travis conducted research on ocelot behavioral patterns in Costa Rica. Research from his paper, Ocelot latrines: communication centers for Neotropical mammals, was also recently used by a writer for Science magazine.  The full story can be read at

Travis’ article can be read in full online at