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June 8, 2015

Awards and Achievements

Melissa LeTourneau won a DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. (Read More)

Dr. Jizhong Zhou, who received his Ph.D. from WSU in 1993 and is now an endowed professor at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, was selected for the 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award. (Read More)

 

Events

Pendleton Field Day
June 9, 7:30 a.m.
For more information, contact Stephen Machado, 541-278-4416

Moro Field Day
June 10, 7:30 a.m.
For more information, contact Stephen Machado, 541-278-4416

Harrington Field Tour
June 10, 4:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Diana Roberts, 509-477-2167

100-year Anniversary Celebration at Lind Field Day
June 11, 8:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Bill Schillinger, 509-235-1933

St. Andrews Field Tour
June 12, 5:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Dale Whaley, 509-745-8531

Fairfield Field Tour
June 16, 7:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Diana Roberts, 509-477-2167

Moses Lake Irrigated Field Tour
June 17, 8:00 a.m.
For more information, contact Andy McGuire, 509-754-2011

WSU Weed Science Pullman Field Tour
June 17, 1:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Drew Lyon, 509-335-2961

For the complete 2015 Crop Tour Schedule click here.

 

The Western Section meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) will be held in Pullman on June 26-28. Please register and submit abstracts by June 15. Lectures will be in the WSU Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE; Room 203). The banquet, luncheon, dinner, and poster sessions will be in the the Compton Union Building (CUB) Banquet Hall.

Register online by June 15. The conference fee of $60 includes a banquet on Friday, luncheon and dinner on Saturday, and coffee breaks. The student rate of $40 is valid for graduate and undergraduate students, if they are attending with a faculty or postdoctoral participant. The fee for onsite registration and online registration after June 15 is $70 for all attendees. Two travel grants (amount to be determined later) will be made to students/postdocs.

Submit your abstract for poster presentation by June 15.  Only abstracts submitted by June 15 will be considered for talks. Graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to participate.

  • The best oral presentation will receive a $250 award
  • The best poster presentation will receive a $100 award

 

For more events, please see the Wheat and Small Grains website calendar.

 

Interesting Information

Please read the below article by Emily Nicholson on career breaks.
Accounting for Career Breaks

See an article on Patrick Freeze, a WSU Fullbright Ph.D. student in Crop and Soil Sciences on the LinkedIn and GooglePlus WSU sites.

 

 

 

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