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Say hello to new educational technologies at open house

WSU faculty and staff explored 3-D printers, augmented reality, lecture capture and half a dozen other teaching tools at yesterday’s Technology Test Kitchen open house. The open house continues from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today through Friday in the AMS offices at Holland 150.

Starting next week, the Test Kitchen will focus on a couple of tools each week. These sessions run through May 1, and include workshops and open labs. No registration is required. More information is at elearning.wsu.edu/techtest.

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Attend the Distinguished Faculty Address – Today

Today, Distinguished Faculty Address honoree, Dr. Gerald Berthiaume from the School of Music will present his address From the Practice Room to the Stage: Do Your Research at 3:30 p.m. in the Kimbrough Concert Hall. A reception will immediately follow the Address.  Dr. Berthiaume, on our faculty since 1989, is recognized as one of the finest pianists in the world.  His musical achievements place him at the front ranks of his discipline.

For more information, go to http://showcase.wsu.edu/distinguished-faculty-address/.  Everyone welcome.

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April 2 – Coaching the Van Driver training (Pullman)

In this training program you will learn about conducting a vehicle inspection, safe driving skills and driving environments. Additional driving concerns and collision reporting procedures are also discussed. This program is highly recommended for drivers of WSU cargo or passenger vans. This training takes place on April 2, from 1:30-4 p.m.

To register now, click here! 

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Perspective: Celebrating 125 Years of Innovation, Education, and Impact

It was this week 125 years ago that the State of Washington made its very first investment in Washington State University.

Thirty years earlier, President Abraham Lincoln initiated legislation to create our nation’s land-grant institutions. In 1890, in Washington’s first year as a state, our Legislature leveraged the resources allocated through what became known as the Morrill Act to establish a university focused on agriculture, engineering, and the applied arts, delivering a practical education to the working class and supporting the state’s economy. They made that commitment fully expecting a lasting return on investment. I am proud to say we have delivered on that expectation many times over…

Read the rest of this Perspective here.

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18th Annual Campus on the Run!

Now is your chance to catch the early registration price for the Campus on the Run! University Recreation and the Center for Civic Engagement present the 18th Annual Campus on the Run on April 25. The proceeds from this year’s run will go to Backyard Harvest, which will aid in the development of new crops for the Palouse.Continue reading

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Crimson & Chardonnay

Celebrate the 2015 WSU Mom’s Weekend with wine and cider tasting at the Lewis Alumni Centre! Treat mom to a one-of-a-kind evening with premium wines and ciders and delicious appetizers on Saturday, April 11, from 6 – 8 p.m.Continue reading

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American Indians and the Civil War – April 1

The Department of History will host Robert K. Sutton, Ph.D., the National Park Service Chief Historian, who will present a lecture on American Indians and the Civil War.  Dr. Sutton has written a book of the same title, which is the Official National Park Service Handbook.  The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held in the Compton Union Building Room 212 (Junior Ballroom) April 1 from 7 – 9 p.m.  A book signing will be included.

For more information, click here

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Molecular Plant Sciences Seminar – April 1

Keiko Tuttle, Molecular Plant Sciences Grad Student presents, “Grain Dormancy Loss is Associated with Changes in ABA and GA Sensitivity and Hormone Accumulation in Bread Wheat, Triticum aestivum (L.)​”

Wednesday, April 1, at 12:10 p.m., Webster 17, Washington State University

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