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  • Artificial Intelligence and Society

    Back in the 1980s, Antonie Bodley was a youngster with a new friend. Teddy Ruxpin was a robotic, storytelling teddy bear that never grew cranky or impatient. Its eyes blinked. Its mouth moved. And the bestselling toy of 1985 engaged kids with stories, songs, and comforting pronouncements about friendship and camaraderie. Bodley, now 34 and a WSU IIDP  graduate, knows that’s where her fascination with robotics and artificial intelligence began to take root.  Read More

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  • The Doctoral Program of Endless Possibility

    2017 Ph.D. graduate Mason Burley finds ways to improve mental health treatment

    By Amir Gilmore

    Imagine the endless research possibilities and complex problems you could solve in a flexible graduate program tailored to your individual interests. Spokane native and 2017 Ph.D. graduate Mason Burley realized the possibilities in WSU’s individual interdisciplinary doctoral degree program (IIDP), where he researched mental health treatment through the lens of epidemiology, biostatistics, health administration and policy, and public health.

    “The IIDP allows students to draw upon the strengths and resources from three different departments,” says Mason. “We can ultimately address critical problems that may not be unique to a single … » More …

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  • 2016 Annual Report Available

    The Graduate School 2016 Annual Report is now available. To read enrollment, degrees awarded, graduate school diversity, scholarships and assistantships as well as Graduate School initiatives and student success, download the PDF HERE.

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  • 2017 Evening of Excellence

    The Graduate School hosted the third annual Evening of Excellence on April 13, 2017 at Banyans on the Ridge to honor 53 graduate student scholarship recipients.  In addition to the student scholarships, the Graduate School  also awarded the second Graduate School Mentor Academy Award for Excellence. Read More.

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  • ASWSU GPSA Graduate Networking Gala

    In collaboration with ASWSU & WSU GPSA, the Graduate School hosted the first annual Networking Gala on Wednesday, March 29, from 4-6 p.m. in the CUB Junior Ballroom. The shared goal of the event was to interest WSU undergraduate students in graduate education and how to apply to graduate programs at WSU. There were 16 Graduate Programs, 3 Graduate RSOs, and over 40 undergraduate students in attendance.

    Check out some of the photos from the event!

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  • Association for Faculty Women honors four graduate students

    By Cheryl Reed

    The WSU Association for Faculty Women has awarded four graduate students for their ongoing leadership, research and exceptional academic performance.

    During its annual ceremony on April 6,  the association presented its AFW Founders Award, Harriett B. Rigas Award and Karen P. DePauw Leadership Award. The recipients were nominated by WSU faculty, staff and peers.  Read More

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  • Five WSU Graduate Students win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

    By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

    Five Washington State University students have been chosen for National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships. The prestigious awards have trained generations of American scientists and engineers, including Nobel laureates.  Read More

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  • Phyllis Eide Receives Mentor Academy Award for Excellence

    By Cheryl Reed

    The WSU Graduate School has awarded Associate Professor Phyllis Eide the 2017 Graduate School Mentor Academy Award for Excellence for her work in mentoring graduate students. Eide has been a faculty member in the College of Nursing on the WSU Spokane campus since 2002, and a member of the Graduate School Mentor Academy since 2009.

    “When I found out I had won the award, I just about fell off my chair,” said Eide. “I am gratified … » More …

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  • Chemistry is newest addition to ARCS fellowship program

    By Cheryl Reed

    The chemistry department recently joined 11 other Washington State University units that are participants in the Ph.D. fellowship program of ARCS Foundation Seattle. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists helps give WSU a competitive edge in recruiting top graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.  Read More

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