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March 22 reception opens women’s exhibit at WSU

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. » More …

Feb. 21: Literature helps understand today’s issues

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. » More …

Feb. 15: Film about educating girls, overcoming poverty

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. » More …

Feb. 21: Noel Schulz to discuss women in STEM

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. » More …

Feb. 7: Panel looks at impacts of Title IX

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. » More …

Feb. 16, 17: Comedy, workshop about sexual identity

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. » More …

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

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. » More …

Fitness coach will teach boxing to women in Dubai

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. » More …