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CEREO August 2016

First R Group session and Informational Meeting

Welcome to the R Working group! We will be having our first Fall 2016 meeting on Tuesday, September 6th, at noon in PACCAR 305. This meeting will be a meet and great, a discussion about future topics, and include general info on what we do. There will also be free pizza provided. Come Join Us!

Integrated Earth Systems (IES)

The goal of the Integrated Earth Systems (IES) program is to investigate the interplay among the continental, terrestrial, and interior systems of the planet. The program provides an opportunity for collaborative, multidisciplinary research into the operation, dynamics, and complexity of Earth systems that encompass the core of the Earth through the surface. Innovative projects that explore new research directions beyond those typically considered by core programs of the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) are encouraged.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Interdisciplinary Symposium on Place at WSU

Seeking proposals for PechaKucha presentations centered around the theme of ‘Place’. The places in which we live, work, commute and spend our leisure time, effect us in myriad ways, both tangible and intangible. They can shape our reactions and emotions, our sense of health and safety, our ability to participate in society, and the people we can become. Issues related to place reach across a full range of disciplines including cultural studies, geographic and environmental issues, architecture and psychology, to name only a few.
Presentations should be centered around the topic of how place has determined, shaped or
affected research projects to provide deeper insight into our understanding of place collectively.
This event, to be held on October 20th 2016, more information


January 26-27, 2017 at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

Science Talk NW will unite active scientists, science communicators, journalists, students, and trainees for two exciting days of learning how to talk science to non-scientists or those outside your discipline. It will feature podium presentations, participant workshops, expert panels, and a science communication contest specifically for students and postdoctoral fellows.

Contact: Dr. Allison Coffin,; Amelia Veneziano,

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Friday, September 9, 2016, 2:00pm – 6:00pm

This Prestigious Fellowship workshop will lead participants through the process of applying to the top three national new graduate student fellowships- the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program , The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship , and the National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship . It will be divided into two mini-workshops, as described below:

September 9, 2016 2pm-6pm – The Introductory Workshop, Pt. 1

Previous winners and WSU Proposal Writing experts will present on the fellowship essays that attendees will write. The presenters will individually answer questions/give writing suggestions to attendees. Attendees will be prepared to write the first draft of their essays by the end of this workshop.

October 8, 2016 by appointment –The Review Workshop, Pt. 2

Attendees of the first workshop will set an appointment with the panel of previous winners and grant writing experts to have a polished draft of their essays reviewed. STUDENTS MUST ATTEND THE FIRST WORKSHOP TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE REVIEW PANEL.