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Libraries continue to serve during COVID-19
June 29, 2020

Humanities librarian Erin Hvizdak doesn’t see the increased reliance on digital resources changing any time soon, which has necessitated a change in the role of academic libraries during the pandemic’s duration and beyond.

Ancient technology for today
June 17, 2020

Students are using what they learned in an ancient art and cultures course this spring to help teach members of the community about ancient book binding.

Children wearing traditional Latin American dance costumes.
4-H program preserves Latin American culture
June 12, 2020

Hispanic youth in Whatcom County are learning about traditional Latin American dances, folklore, and crafts in a new Washington State University Extension-led 4-H program, Para Familias Latinas.

More Arts & Culture

WSU Schnitzer Museum presents four online exhibitions
May 25, 2020

Over the course of 30 days, 30 paintings will be highlighted, starting Tuesday, May 26. Viewers will find in depth stories from the museum curator and collection experts about select artworks from the exhibition.

Introducing students to the Palouse
May 14, 2020

An interdisciplinary WSU team has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to develop a series of courses for students to dig deeply into Palouse history and culture.

WSU gives songwriters place at virtual roundtable
April 27, 2020

To accommodate social distancing, the roundtable gathered via video conference, with the performers joining from living rooms and bedrooms in their homes scattered across the Pacific Northwest.

A coronavirus reading list
March 30, 2020

From stories about pandemics of the past to novels of light‑hearted humor, WSU Libraries faculty and staff share what they are reading amid the restrictions of social distancing.

Dynamic art project gives WSU students fitting, real-world experience
March 4, 2020

Seventeen undergraduates in Reza Safavi’s introductory Digital Design and Fabrication course last spring worked individually and as a team to create a 7-by-7-foot interactive art installation composed of 22 precision-cut and fitted, wooden cogwheels bearing the names of Palouse Discovery Science Center’s generous benefactors.

Four WSU ensembles to present music showcase in Spokane
February 26, 2020

Jazz, opera, orchestra and choir—like a four‑course feast for the ears, the musical showcase by WSU students and faculty on March 3 at the Fox Theatre in Spokane will serve up an array of aural treats.

Registration now open for WSU Libraries’ Edible Book Festival
February 21, 2020

Entries will be accepted through March 29. Visit the library guide website to register and for more information. Participants can register individually or as a group. Entry rules are simple: Submissions must be made from edible materials and somehow relate to a book.

WSU experts explain the origins of the Leap Year
February 19, 2020

Early calendars were on the right track when it came to charting Earth’s orbit around the sun, but when Rome resolved to create a more reliable version, it was the famed mathematicians and astronomers of Greece who delivered the ancient fix.