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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Only one department has announced they will halt admissions for fall 2021 so far, said Lisa Gloss, dean of WSUs Graduate School.

Department of Sociology not recruiting graduate students for fall 2021

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor February 12, 2021

The GPSA executive board discussed admissions for WSU graduate degree programs, as well as upcoming Professional Development Initiative events during a meeting Thursday. Rabayet Sadnan, GPSA awards...

Open positions include president, vice president, vice president of legislative affairs, senators and college representatives.

Application opens for GPSA general election

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor February 5, 2021

GPSA executive members discussed recruiting graduate students for the upcoming general election during a meeting Thursday afternoon.  Applications for the election opened Feb. 1 and will close...

Last semester GPSA put on about ten events. They had between 50 and 60 students attend virtual bingo, and around 20 people attend their virtual dinner night.

GPSA Executive Board discusses how to increase student engagement 

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor January 29, 2021

The GPSA Executive Board discussed upcoming events and how to advertise their programs more effectively during a meeting Thursday. Last semester GPSA put on about 10 events. They had between 50 and...

GPSA senators raised concerns about first-generation college students who would miss out on their opportunity to walk at graduation during the pandemic.

GPSA discusses WSU’s path to normality

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor January 26, 2021

A faculty guest speaker addressed concerns about WSU’s system-wide virtual graduation this spring and its plan for fall 2021 during the GPSA Senate meeting Monday evening. WSU issued a memo to faculty...

The Washington State Association represents 150,000 students from 15 college campuses, said Zack Turner, WSA executive director.

GPSA senators express importance of mental health for graduate students

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor December 1, 2020

GPSA senators discussed the importance of mental health education and resources available to graduate students during a meeting Monday night. Graduate students believe there is a stigma surrounding...

Research that impacts Native American tribes should be approved by the respective tribes, said Ken Lokensgard, assistant director of the Center for Native American Research and Collaboration.

GPSA Senators discuss effects of canceled spring break, possible in-person classes

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 27, 2020

GPSA senators discussed the effects not having a spring break will have on graduate students during Monday night’s meeting. Samantha Edgerton, doctoral student in history, said her group of GPSA members...

Kate Hellmann, director of international student and scholar advising for WSU’s Office of International Programs, said the office is a resource available to all international students who face challenges.

GPSA Senators discuss ways to protect international students from possible restrictions

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 13, 2020

A proposal of new national guidelines regarding international students can limit a student’s admission into the country to two years. “I am concerned, as well, but Washington state has Democrats...

GPSA Senators will meet again for a GPSA Town Hall at 1 p.m. on Sept. 18.

GPSA Senators talk stipends, childcare center

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 15, 2020

GPSA senators met to discuss registered student organizations, upcoming training and the Python Working Group, which focuses on a computer programming language that processes data during a meeting Monday...

GPSA senators met virtually for the first time on Monday.

GPSA senators vote in new member, discuss training resources

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 1, 2020

GPSA senators met for the first time this fall on Monday night to discuss mandatory fees, mentor training and travel grants.  There are two upcoming Professional Development Initiative events, which...

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