Guest lecturer Rob Ruck will discuss plausible explanations for why Samoans are the most overrepresented group in the NFL and NCAA Division I football at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, on the Pullman campus.
Sylvia Omulo, clinical assistant professor at the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University, will give the next Vice President for Research Distinguished Lecture at 3 p.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building, room 305.
She will present “What a Journey! Did I Choose the Path or Did the Path Choose Me?” during the annual Burtenshaw Lecture, 1:25 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the CUB auditorium on the WSU Pullman campus.
WSU will celebrate the grand opening of its new Honey Bee & Pollinator Research, Extension, and Education Facility on March 6 with a ribbon cutting and tours of the facility.
Heidi Bissell, an animal nutritionist for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens, will be on the Pullman campus to discuss how she uses science to improve the diet, health, and welfare of animals in zoos and parks at the annual Halver Lecture in Comparative Nutrition.
The Bellhop was a longstanding fundraiser that ran from the 1940s to the 1980s and was revived in 2017. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the CUB Senior Ballroom. The public is invited.
The WSU Horticulture Club will hold its Valentine’s Day plant sale 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Feb. 13–14 at the greenhouses by Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe on the Pullman campus.
WSU Tri-Cities will host a series of events in February to celebrate advocacy efforts and to raise awareness about the African American experience in the Tri-Cities in honor of Black History Month.
Ananth Kalyanaraman will discuss some of the key advances, challenges, and opportunities in computational life sciences as part of the annual Bose lecture, which recognizes the top faculty researcher in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture.
“Immerse Yourself in the Puget Sound” is a program designed to train volunteers to join the Beach Watchers. Volunteers should be beach lovers who want to help protect Puget Sound’s waters, wildlife and landscape in Snohomish County.
This year’s 3MT will take place on Wednesday, March 25 at 1:00 p.m. in the Spark Atrium on the Pullman campus. Prizes, in the form of travel awards for research conferences, will be $3,000 for the winner, $1,500 for second place and $500 for third.
An installation of glass salmon by Lummi Nation glass artist Dan Friday will be commemorated with an opening reception from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the WSU Terrell Library atrium.
Cold weather and shorter days during winter can leave even the best of us feeling tired, cranky and unmotivated. WSU students, faculty and staff have been working on ways to improve mood and mental health.
Content about Washington features photographs and narrative from an interdisciplinary group of 25 historians, architects, librarians, historic preservation professionals and cultural resource management specialists.
The exhibition will feature a range of styles of art, including interactive and electronic sculptures, ceramics, photography, painting, drawing and more by 16 faculty and staff from across the WSU system.
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.
Owners of forests in northeast Washington will have the opportunity to learn how to keep their forests productive and healthy, wildlife-friendly, and safe from wildfire at the Forest Owners Winter School, Saturday, Feb. 1, in Colville, Wash.