WSU's Warrior Success Center will hold a Work-Study Experience Group for work-study employees at 3 p.m. today, April 28, in Maxwell 306.
This career development group is designed to help recognize and improve skills learned as a WSU student work-study employee to achieve success in academics and future careers. The group meets every other Tuesday.
WSU's Physics Department will host A.G. "Yanil" Dall'Asen from Minnesota State Mankato presenting"Mapping Carbonaceous Meteorites with High-Resolution Raman Spectroscopy and SEMS/EDS" at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Pasteur 129.
Dall'Asen will present a study on the structure and composition variances in different regions of the chondrules/matrix of a particular carbonaceous chondritic meteorite by mapping the results obtained using high-resolution micro-Raman spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS), capturing details on small and large spatial scales from a few micrometers to millimeters).
WSU will host the grand opening of the new indoor climbing facility from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the Wabasha Recreation Center, 351 Lafayette Street.
Students and the community are invited to join WSU President Scott R. Olson and experience the facility. There will be prizes and refreshments served.
The new facility features three climbing sections: a 30-foot modular-style climbing wall with 32 top ropes, and two 14-foot bouldering walls with top outs and crash pads. The facility features two teaching and training stations and will be operated by a highly trained student staff.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Eric Barnard at 507-457-2940.
Carolyn O'Grady was appointed to the position of Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs in the Department of International Programs and Services, effective July 1.
O'Grady will be responsible for leading all programs and services related to international education, including International Student Services, faculty and student exchange, international and domestic travel study, the English Language Center, and study/education abroad.
For more information, call the WSU Communications Office at 507-457-5024.
Jim Schul and Jim Reineke, Education Studies Department, presented a research paper together on April 15, entitled "Chartered Waters: The Twisted Navigation of the American Charter School Movement" at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History in Chicago, Ill.
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