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Exercise your demons with Halloween fitness classes
October 18, 2017

From hip-hop dance moves to black-light spin classes, check out the latest Halloween-themed fitness opportunities. University Recreation is even giving traditional pumpkin carving a bit of a new twist, with help from the Student Entertainment Board.

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Seminar, Oct. 19: Imagine a Day without Water
October 17, 2017

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.

Oct. 19: “Spare Parts” author will speak at WSU Vancouver
October 17, 2017

“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.

Brain diseases focus of first WSU Translational Medicine Symposium
October 16, 2017

The Oct. 27 symposium brings together scientists, entrepreneurs, physicians, patients and families to work toward novel solutions for clinical problems. The focus for this year’s symposium will be on neurodegenerative diseases — such as ALS and Alzheimer’s disease — as well as oncology with a focus on recurrent glioblastoma brain tumors.

Australia’s bad flu season could signal rough winter ahead for U.S.
October 16, 2017

If the high number of cases reported in Australia is any indication, the U.S. could be in for a rough flu season in the months ahead. Patterns in the southern hemisphere help lay the groundwork for predicting what could happen when the virus establishes itself in North America, and health experts recommend getting your flu shot as soon as possible.

Former ESPN reporter explores how to make youth sports more accessible
October 16, 2017

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.

State Ethics Law Training
October 16, 2017

An introduction to state ethics requirements, Oct. 18, 2:45-4:15 p.m, available through videoconferencing.

Johnson will serve as interim athletic director
October 16, 2017

John Johnson, WSU’s senior associate director of athletics, will serve as interim director of intercollegiate athletics as a national search gets underway for a full-time replacement. A new website launched by the search committee is seeking public feedback.

Coaching for Growth
October 16, 2017

Training for supervisors on coaching employees, Oct. 18 at noon.

New exhibit explores unlikely combinations in textiles, fine art and architecture
October 16, 2017

“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.