World class faculty offer free classes to the public

As part of the university’s enhanced home football weekends, free classes will be offered 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 8, during Cougar Conversations Face to Face with World Class Faculty.

Nine one-hour classes, open to the public, will be taught during 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. sessions by nine faculty members.

“These will be enjoyable and educational sessions,” said Sonia Hussa, WSU director of university events. “Our faculty members are excited about the opportunities to share their knowledge.”

Details about Cougar Conversations are available online at http://football-weekends.wsu.edu. Click on the Nov. 7-8 sidebar.

Classes will include:
• “Why Buildings Fall Down,” Ken Carper,School of Architecture and Construction Management, College of Engineering and Architecture, 10 a.m., Smith Center, Room 209.

• “From the Green Revolution to the Gene Revolution,” R. James Cook, interim dean, College of Agriculture and Home Economics, 10 a.m., Smith Center, Room 219.

• “Micropower: Big Ideas Using Small Devices,” Cill Richards and Dave Bahr, mechanical and materials engineering, School of Architecture and Construction Management, College of Engineering and Architecture, 11 a.m., Smith Center, Room 419.

• “‘Learn All You Can’ (T. Jefferson): Science of the Lewis and Clark Expedition,” Lynda Paznokas, Department of Teaching and Learning, College of Education, 10 and 11 a.m., Smith Center, Room 202.

• “The Enormous Little World of Nanotechnology,” Tom Dickinson, Department of Physics, College of Sciences, 11 a.m., Smith Center, Room 207.

• “What is Considered the First Rock and Roll Record?” David Jarvis, School of Music and Theatre Arts, College of Liberal Arts, 11 a.m., Kimbrough Hall, Room 254.

• “Principles of Community Oriented Policing,” Otwin Marenin, director, Criminal Justice Program, College of Liberal Arts, 11 a.m., Smith Center, Room 319.

• “Universal Chaos, Universal Order,” Guy Worthey, Department of Physics, College of Sciences, 10 a.m., WSU Planetarium in Sloan Hall, Room 231.

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