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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.

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Writer to conduct literary readings, lead public workshop
January 23, 2020

Award-winning novelist and poet Patrick Coleman will visit Pullman from Feb. 4–6 as a guest of the WSU Visiting Writer series. Coleman also is an artist and curator who serves as assistant director of the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego.

Searching for La Belle Dame
December 18, 2019

WSU Vancouver Professor Joan Grenier‑Winther scoured the globe for a sumptuously illustrated medieval manuscript that hadn’t been seen since before World War II.

WSU Schnitzer Museum presents the event “Borders and Boundaries”
November 18, 2019

Join On the Boards Executive Director Betsey Brock and Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Executive Director Robin Held for a screening of Teatro Línea de Sombra’s performance “Amarillo,” with an introduction by Brock about the innovative platform OtB.tv.

Language is Power
November 4, 2019

Relationships come to life by revitalizing rather than preserving Native American languages. That’s what Digital Technology and Culture Professor Kim Christen strives for.

WSU Jazz Festival set for Nov. 6
October 29, 2019

Guest artists for the Gala Concert are WSU’s newest jazz studies faculty members, pianist Jake Svendsen and guitarist Gabe Condon. Also featured will be the award-winning WSU Jazz Big Band.