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March 22 reception opens women’s exhibit at WSU
March 21, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Before 1900, women were denied entrance to many eastern colleges; but in the West, with fewer people, many colleges were coeducational. This included the small, land-grant Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, today’s Washington State University.

March 6-10: Week of events at WSU recognizes women
February 27, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – International Women’s Day, March 8, has been designated by the United Nations since 1911 to celebrate women’s achievements, struggles and influence. Community members are invited to celebrate with Washington State University March 6-10 with an awards luncheon, artist visit, food/supplies drive and more.

Feb. 21: Literature helps understand today’s issues
February 16, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Parallels between past- and present-day concerns – and how literature helps illuminate them – will be discussed by Washington State University English professor Donna M. Campbell in “Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Goertzen 21.

Feb. 15: Film about educating girls, overcoming poverty
February 13, 2017

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public showing of the documentary, “Girl Rising,” will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in CUE 203, presented by the Washington State University common reading program.

Feb. 21: Noel Schulz to discuss women in STEM
February 8, 2017

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Trends for women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields will be discussed by Noel Schulz, Washington State University first lady and engineering professor, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in CUE 203 as a free, public common reading lecture.

Feb. 7: Panel looks at impacts of Title IX
February 6, 2017

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Title IX and its impact on women and higher education in the United States will be discussed at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, in CUE 203 by a panel hosted by Washington State University’s common reading program.

Feb. 16, 17: Comedy, workshop about sexual identity
February 1, 2017

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – “That’s So Gay!” a one-person play about the personal and public struggles of coming to terms with sexuality and navigating empathy, love and family, will be performed free to the public at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in Smith CUE 203 at Washington State University.

Some faculty express concern about campus climate
December 6, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Some faculty at Washington State University have circulated an open letter to the WSU community calling for assertive efforts to make the university “accessible and truly open” to diversity.

Jan. 26: Activist, youth leader to headline MLK celebration
December 1, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

charlene-carruthers-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Charlene A. Carruthers, a community organizer, writer and advocate for racial justice and feminism, will give the free, public , keynote address during Washington State University’s 30th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the CUB senior ballroom.

Fitness coach will teach boxing to women in Dubai
November 14, 2016

By Lilja Jonsson, Adminstrative Services

jessica-whitt-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A University Recreation instructor who grew up spending summers in Dubai will return to the Middle Eastern city in December to teach women to become Pink Gloves Boxing instructors.