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3D printing creates new reality for students
February 8, 2016

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By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach and Innovation

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has built a global reputation for 3D printing: alumnus S. Scott Crump helped develop it, and WSU scientists are finding ways to create bones for people, parts for satellites and buildings from Mars dirt.

Feb. 17: Celebrities’ letters explore the ups and downs of fame
February 1, 2016

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By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – When David Bowie received his first American fan letter in 1967, he sat right down in his manager’s office to type a personal response, “even though Ken is shouting at me to get on with a script he badly needs.” When Alec Guinness wrote to a friend from the set of “Star Wars” in 1976, he had trouble remembering his costar’s name: “Tennyson (that can’t be right) Ford … » More …

Jan.25-Feb. 26: Art looks at high-tech and kids
January 20, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Detail-of-art-by-Joe-Batt-at-WSU-Tri-Cities-webRICHLAND, Wash. – An exhibit showing the impact of technology on daily life through sculptures of children using various devices will run Monday, Jan. 25, through Feb. 26 in the Consolidated Information Center Art Center, Room 102, at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Jan. 21: Former WSU photographer discusses Selma photos
January 19, 2016

Selma-photo-by-Barker-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Former Washington State University staff member and photographer James H. Barker will talk about the photos he took of the 1965 civil rights march to Selma, Ala., during a reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Terrell Library atrium at WSU.

Jan. 14-March 25: Collectors’ art exhibited; reception Jan. 21
January 7, 2016

By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art

PULLMAN, Wash. – Works from the family collection of a longtime Northwest gallery owner will be on exhibit Jan. 14-March 25 at the Washington State University Museum of Art. A free, public reception will be 6-8 pm Thursday, Jan. 21, in the museum gallery with a 20-30 minute walk-through by the collectors.

Feb. 5: Improv to highlight performing arts fundraiser
January 4, 2016

Gala-webGail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – Patrons will support the arts with a night of food, fun and frivolity when Washington State University Performing Arts hosts its second annual “A Midwinter Night’s Gala” fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, in Daggy Hall. Semiformal attire is suggested, but not required.

Jan. 19-20: Open auditions for ‘The Dinner Party’ at WSU
January 4, 2016

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

DinnerPartyPULLMAN, Wash. – Community members are invited to audition for roles in Washington State University Performing Arts’ production of playwright Neil Simon’s “The Dinner Party” at 7 p.m. Jan. 19 and 20 in Wadleigh Theatre at Daggy Hall.

Golden grads, native tribes, more tap into digital resource
December 17, 2015

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences,
And Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

CDSC-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – In the early 1970s, the Tejon Indian Tribe in southern California essentially vanished from U.S. memory when it was mistakenly omitted from the Department of the Interior’s list of federally recognized tribes. It took until 2012 for the tribe to be “reaffirmed.”

Dec. 5: Animation, illusions explored at science center
December 3, 2015

science-of-visionPULLMAN, Wash. – Visitors will create 3D illusions and basic animation to explore the science of color and vision as student interns from the Washington State University Museum of Art lead educational activities 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Palouse Discovery Science Center in Pullman.

Through December: Library showcases wild, wooly photos
October 14, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – A winter-wooly bison, a lonely cheetah and more wildlife photographs by fourth-year veterinary student Kristen Lucibello are on display through December at the Animal Health Library, Wegner Hall 170, Washington State University.