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WSU Update

Aug. 15-18, 2017


Move-in Day

Michael Morris Teach-In and Informal Seminar

Fall Faculty Development Speaker: Julie Connor

History on the River 2017

Welcome Week 2017

MN Lynx vs. Indiana Fever: Lyceum Series

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Upcoming Events


World Warriors Photo Contest

Extra-Curricular Activities

There are no Extra-Curricular Activities today.


WSU Hosts Move-In Day Aug. 15

Engstrom joins WSU as Sustainability Director

Mancuso Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Schromen Receives Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Faculty/Staff Development

Tom Grier

World Warriors Photo Contest

Have you taken some great photos while studying or traveling off-campus recently?  Enter your photos to win our Worldly Warriors Photo Contest!

This contest is open to any presently enrolled WSU student, faculty, or staff who has studied or traveled off campus in the past two years.  

Student winners in each category will receive the following prizes:

• First Place: $75 Amazon gift card

• Second Place: $50 Amazon gift card

• Staff Choice: $25 Amazon gift card

Winners will be determined by the number of likes each photo gets on Facebook. Click here and vote September 1-11 at 12 p.m.  Encourage your friends to vote too!

For more information, and to submit photos, please go to the Worldly Warriors Photo Contest website and submit your photos by August 3.  

For more information contact Karleen Mullen.



Grier participates in Aerial Visual Communication Lab

Tom Grier, Mass Communication, participated in several activities related to the Aerial Visual Communication Lab at WSU. In May 2017, he co-presented a drones-in-journalism project at the La Crosse Design Institute's Spring Showcase with graduating senior Takota Wall of La Crosse. In June, Grier was a featured presenter at a Drone Journalism Workshop in Burnsville, Minnesota, sponsored by the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Also in June, Grier participated in a Drone Journalism School in Madison, Wisconsin, sponsored by the Poynter Institute, Google NewsLab, and the National Press Photographers Association.



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