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Mentor Academy Award for Excellence Winner Announced
By Ruth Williams
The Graduate School is pleased to announce that Martha Cottam is the recipient of the 2018 Graduate School Mentor Academy Award for Excellence. Professor Cottam, who is also the Graduate Studies Director of the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs, has worked at WSU for more than 25 years, and is one of the longest-serving members of the Graduate Mentor Academy.
“I was really surprised and honored to receive the award,” says Cottam.
The Graduate Mentor Academy (GMA) was started around 2005 for the purpose … » More …Read Story
Three Minute Thesis Award Winner
Naomi Wallace has won the 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) award for he research presentation titled, “Developing Brains and Biological Clocks.” Naomi is an ARCS PhD student in Neuroscience in the College of Veterinary Science. She earned her BS in Psychology with a concentration in cognitive neuroscience from the University of Denver, and completed an undergraduate senior thesis on the relationships among socioeconomic status, sleep problems and mental health in 8- to 10-year-old … » More …Read Story
By Cheryl Reed
In August of 1521, Spanish and indigenous soldiers conquered Tenochtitlán, the capital of the Aztec Empire. Historians believe nearly a quarter million Tenochtitlán citizens died in the conquest, and all of the majestic temples, palaces, pyramids, and artifacts were destroyed. Read MoreRead Story
EVENTS AND DEADLINES
- Apr 25 Dialogue about Democratic Engagement
- Apr 27 Graduate students’ last day to submit required documents to Graduate School
- May 2 Final clearance for commencement for doctoral students
- May 5 Commencement
- May 25 Last day to apply for summer 2018 graduation w/o fee
- Jun 11 Applications for fall 2018 graduation open