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Senior VP for Weyerhaeuser defines sustainability

PULLMAN — Ernesta Ballard, senior vice-president for corporate affairs at Weyerhaeuser, will speak on “Defining Sustainability and Its Connection to the Entire Human Endeavor” at WSU. The lecture is scheduled at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the CUB auditorium   Ballard was elected to her position at Weyerhaeuser in October, 2004. In this role, […]

WSU receives $500,000 grant

PULLMAN– Washington State University researchers in engineering and education have received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation that they hope will help professors learn successful techniques for teaching and move away from traditional lectures. “It is widely accepted that traditional lectures are not the best pedagogy for students – yet that is what […]

History department plans Women’s History lectures

The History Department at Washington State University is planning three lectures during the month of March in recognition of Women’s History Month. All lectures are free and open to the public.Graduate student Amy Canfield will lecture on “A New Look at Horror: Domestic Violence and Stephen King During the Feminist Backlash,”  from noon to 1 […]

Business hosts two annual lectures

• “Corporate Social Responsibility: Maximizing the Benefits for Your Company and Community” is the title of the annual Burtenshaw Lecture, to be presented by Niki Leondakis, chief operating officer of Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, Inc., at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the CUB auditorium.Leondakis oversees operations, marketing and human resources for San Francisco-based […]

Health, art, war engaged via Cougar Conversations

You can learn a lot before Washington State University’s home football games Oct. 8 and Oct. 15 by taking part in Cougar Conversations. The conversations are free one-hour lectures on a variety of topics presented by WSU faculty members. Registration is not required. Sessions include: Oct. 8• Art for Everyone: Roy Lichtenstein and Pop Art, […]

Lichtenstein prints pop into art museum

An opportunity to view more than 70 prints by one of the 20th century’s most recognized and influential artists will be hosted by the Museum of Art Sept. 24-Dec. 16.“Roy Lichtenstein Prints 1956-97: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation” is a selection of works from Jordan Schnitzer’s immense collection of […]

School of Architecture to host lecture series

The Washington State University School of Architecture and Construction Management will host a series of three architectural lectures on the Pullman campus in April.Mitchell Schwarzer, chair of visual studies at the California College of the Arts, will speak April 4 on “Zoomscape: Architecture in Motion and Media.” The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. […]

School of Architecture to host upcoming lecture series

The Washington State University School of Architecture and Construction Management will host a series of three architectural lectures on the Pullman campus in April.Mitchell Schwarzer, chair of visual studies at the California College of the Arts, will speak at 6 p.m. Monday, April 4 in Carpenter 102 on “Zoomscape: Architecture in Motion and Media.” Schwarzer […]