After 44 years in the same location, the WSU Museum of Art will close its doors Friday, Nov. 17, in preparation for the move to its new, glass-encased crimson facility next door and is hosting a community reception featuring a special lecture by renowned multimedia artist Wendy Red Star and her 10-year-old daughter, Beatrice Red Star Fletcher.
The Modernization Initiative, led by WSU Human Resources, Information Technologies, and Financial Services departments, has narrowed the choices to two vendors that are demonstrating their software to faculty, staff and others across the university system.
Eric Bruns, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, will discuss the array of real world strategies that are being innovated and applied in public child-serving systems.
Last year, third-year architecture students designed portable homeless shelters and the exhibit includes a full-scale version of one of them. As part of the project, the students were asked to design an affordable, portable, flexible, compact and efficient shelter for homeless people, using computational design and emergent technologies.
Yale University sociology Professor Elijah Anderson will discuss the resilience of the “cosmopolitan canopy” — a metaphor for civil society — and how the canopy can help teach, reinforce and spread social tolerance and mutual understanding.
Hope Rising from the Dept. of Landscape Architecture presents a CEREO seminar entitled “Resilient by Design: Water Urbanism for Climate and Environmental Adaptation.” Rising will present on Nov. 8 at 3:10 p.m. in PACCAR 202.
The reception-style gathering includes guest speaker Lindsey Elhart, a 2014 graduate and contract specialist with Boeing Airplane Sales, along with hors d’oeuvres, a hosted bar, live auction and a raise-the-paddle program.
The Modernization Initiative, led by WSU Human Resources, Information Technologies, and Financial Services departments, has narrowed the choices to two vendors: Oracle and Workday.
The four-story, 83,295 square foot building is designed for maximum flexibility allowing spaces to be configured for learning across multiple disciplines and reconfigured to accommodate changing needs.
WSU’s honey bee experts are hosting an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.
Ph.D. student Mohammad Mahfuzur Rahman presents a plant pathology seminar on wheat blast at 4:10 p.m. today, Oct. 30, in Johnson Hall 343.
Thomas Preston, C. O. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Political Science at WSU, will discuss the current state of the North Korean nuclear program and the security challenges it poses for the U.S. and regional allies. Noon, Oct. 31, Foley Speaker’s Room, 308 Bryan Hall on the Pullman campus.
The 25th annual WSU Jazz Festival is set for Wednesday, Nov. 1, and includes free afternoon concerts at the Kimbrough Music Building on the Pullman campus.
Guest lecture on the development of conditions and characteristics of moral thinking about mindfulness in America, Oct. 27, 12:10-1 p.m.
WSU Libraries is hosting a celebration of Open Access Week on Wednesday, October 25, from 2-4 p.m. in the Terrell Library atrium with refreshments, cookie decorating and carved pumpkins.
As the top exporting U.S. state to China, Washington has an enormous stake in U.S.-China relations. Mercy Kuo, president and executive director of the Seattle-based Washington State China Relations Council, will discuss the importance of Sino-American relations to local businesses and communities on Tuesday, Oct. 24, as part of this year’s CHINA Town Hall at Washington State University.
Author and speaker Lawrence Ross will present on campus climate and racism on college campuses, Oct. 23, 6 p.m.