Guest lecture on the development of conditions and characteristics of moral thinking about mindfulness in America, Oct. 27, 12:10-1 p.m.
Agnes Kirk, Washington state’s chief information security officer, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s WSU Cyber Security Awareness Summit, scheduled for 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center.
Taste wine and learn about WSU hands-on wine education at the Brelsford Visitor Center on Oct. 20, 4-8 p.m.
Andrew Kass, vice president of product development, platforms and operations at Tableau Software, will speak about the company and its role in the data revolution at a lecture, 1-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.
Joseph Cook, Economic Sciences, presents research on collecting water in rural Kenya, Oct. 18 at 3:10 p.m.
Dr. Scott Jasechko, University of Calgary, and CEREO present “The Age of Global Fresh Waters” on Oct. 19 at 1:30 p.m. in PACCAR 202.
Student speaker Fairuz Buajaila presents a seminar on “Evaluating grafting and integrated fertilizers for improved high tunnel tomato production in northwestern Washington.”
The presenter is Patricia Mulroy, is a senior fellow for climate adaptation and environmental policy, Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
“Spare Parts” is a moving story about four Mexican-American high school students living in Phoenix, Ariz., who overcome seemingly insurmountable odds as they learn about building robots and about surviving in the United States as undocumented students. WSU Vancouver selected the book for its common reading program this year.
Tom Farrey’s 2008 book, “Game On: The All American Race to Make Champions of Our Children,” started a movement that culminated in the creation of Aspen Institute’s Project Play, an initiative that provides stakeholders with tools and opportunities to make sport accessible to all children, regardless of zip code or ability.
“Unconventional Pairings” puts together surprising combinations of works as means to stimulate unexpected synergies and discussions. Organized around four thematic groupings — “Elusive, In Service, Inside Out and Spectacle” — the display highlights cultural materials spanning the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries to forge links between the past and present, as well as social contexts. The exhibit opens today and runs through Nov. 3.
Presentations on transportation/parking, accreditation process, and updates from all campuses, Oct. 12, 9–10:30 a.m. in Lighty 405
Learn about scientific research in NASA and the private space industry from an experienced voice on Oct. 13.
Watch performances on the immigrant experience (Oct. 12) and the Klondike (Oct. 14) at WSU Pullman.
WSU Vancouver faculty present on “The Joys and Pitfalls of Community-based Participatory Research,” Oct. 13 at 9 a.m.
Develop digital literacy in understanding the terms of service of social media on Oct. 10, 3-4 p.m.
Lecture from Marina Tolmacheva on Central Asian nation-building after the fall of the Soviet Union, Oct. 10, 4:30-6 p.m.