PULLMAN, Wash.—Tapping their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and building their resumes, four Washington State University Honors College pre-med students are spending their summer researching topics ranging from a female gynecological disorder to U.S. minority mortality rates, and from cannabis use to infectious diseases. » More …
WSU Honors Thesis Abroad Grant
Facilitated by WSU Global Learning (GL) and International Studies Abroad (ISA)
Who: Student: WSU Honors student interested in carrying out guided research on the impact of global learning on students. This could be related to reach of Global Learning to different student populations or on the desired outcomes of Global Learning activities. The student should know basic statistics. Supervisor: Kelly Newlon, Ph.D., Director of Global Learning ISA contact: Colton Oliphant, Regional Director of University Partnerships
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 …
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 (nsfgrfp.org). 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.
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.
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 Sciencemag.org.