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Oct. 13: Comedy company takes aim at U.S. history
September 28, 2016

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By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Reduced Shakespeare Company will career through 600 years of history in 6,000 seconds when “The Complete History of America (abridged): Election Edition” comes to Washington State University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre.

Sept. 28-Oct. 1: Hanford artifacts, national park celebrated
September 27, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Historical Hanford Site artifacts will be part of a free, public exhibit and open house this week at Washington State University Tri-Cities in conjunction with a fundraising and centennial celebration night with the National Park Service.

Through Oct. 15: Events celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2016

hispanic-heritage-monthPULLMAN, Wash. – Film, music, food and discussion will mark Hispanic Heritage Month at Washington State University, beginning at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the CUB junior ballroom with a keynote address by Victor Villanueva, WSU Regents professor, and music led by WSU Latin-ska band “Landrace.”

Sept. 23: Alumna gives free WWI vocal concert
September 12, 2016

karina-brazasPULLMAN, Wash. – Alumna and soprano Karina Brazas will present a free, public concert reflecting the world at the beginning and end of World War I at 4:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University.

Sept. 21: Islamic contributions to Western civilization
September 12, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

charles-wellerPULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public lecture about Islamic contributions to Western civilization will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in Todd Hall 216 at Washington State University.

Book details early hop history, key settler’s influence
September 1, 2016

By Caryn Lawton, WSU Press

Hop-King-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – In 2015 Washington state supplied 75 percent of the U.S. hop harvest. This important agricultural commodity’s early Northwest cultivation can be traced to remarkable 1852 Oregon Trail pioneer Ezra Meeker, and Washington State University Press has just released a new title that unfurls the story.

WSU Press wins Idaho Book of the Year honor
August 30, 2016

nez-perce-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – “Encounters with the People: Written and Oral Accounts of Nez Perce Life to 1858,” published by Washington State University Press, has won an Idaho Book of the Year honorable mention from the Idaho Library Association.

Sept. 20: Politics, religion in American West’s age of oil
August 29, 2016

Darren-DochukPULLMAN, Wash. – Award winning historian Darren Dochuk will discuss “Crude Awakenings: A Sacred History of Oil in the Early 20th-Century American West” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University.

WSU research to reveal religious spies of WWII
August 18, 2016

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Matthew-Sutton-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A secret history of politics, religion and espionage in World War II is the topic of a Washington State University professor’s research receiving new grant support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Through Sept. 17: Faculty art explores geometric tradition
August 15, 2016

 

By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art

PULLMAN, Wash. – A retrospective of works by retired Washington State University faculty member Chris Watts will run Aug. 22-Sept. 17 at the Museum of Art/WSU. An opening reception at 6 p.m. and artist talk at 7 p.m. will be Thursday, Aug. 25, in the museum gallery. Admission is free.