Enjoy a stroll through last year’s highlights as seen through the lenses of the Pullman‑based WSU Photo Services team.
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education
PULLMAN, Wash. – Environmental artist Chris Jordan will discuss albatross chicks that died from eating plastic trash in a free, public presentation, “Encountering Midway: A Barometer for Our Culture and Our World,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.
Plastic Bottles, 2007 – depicts two million
plastic beverage bottles, the number used in the
U.S. every five minutes.
PULLMAN – The Museum of Art at WSU will exhibit “Running the Numbers” by Chris Jordan. The exhibition opens Wednesday, Jan. 14 and runs through Saturday, April 4.
Jordan will lecture on his work at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Compton Union Building Auditorium. A special lecture with environmentalist Paul Hawken will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Compton Union Building Auditorium.
In 2006, Jordan began a series of digital … » More …
Enter your photos in the Outdoor Photography Contest by March 20 for a chance to have them on display.
Submissions will only be taken via www.photocontest.wsu.edu and all entries will be judged according to their relativity to human or naturally powered outdoor recreation.
There is no cost for entries and all participants may enter up to four photographs. The deadline for submission is March 20 and the photos will be displayed from March 22 to April 13 at the Student Recreation Center.
For more information please call 335-UREC or visit www.photocontest.wsu.edu.
(Observer gazing at photograph, Photo taken by University Relations, Tim Marsh.)
“Captured Time” is a photography exhibit displayed at the WSU Museum of Anthropology in College Hall that includes 500,000 pictures drawn from the Washington State Historical Society’s collection.
The selected images are from the late 1800s to the 1950s and capture scenes that are familiar, yet far removed from our lives today.
Photographers include Edward and Asahel Curtis, Darius Kinsey, Marvin Boland, Virna Haffer, and others, known and anonymous. The Gallery will be on display until … » More …
PULLMAN – Students are encouraged to show off photography skills by submitting photos to the Campus Involvement and University Recreation Outdoor Photography Contest.
This contest is designed for non-professional photographers with categories in landscape, action adventure, wildlife, still life, cultural, and digitally altered photographs. Contestants are limited to four entries and will be judged on presentation and appropriateness of category, technical skill, and visual framing of the subject. Entries will be on display at the SRC March 20 through April 23 and a calendar will be designed using the top 12 photos.
Entries … » More …
PULLMAN – The WSU Men’s Basketball team defeated Oregon on Sunday, 69-60. WSU had not beat Oregon since 2001.
Oregon had the lead for the majority of the game, leading 34-30 at the half.
During the second half Oregon shot only 36 percent compared to WSU’s 52 percent.
The Cougars held Oregon 21 points below its season average and to 44 percent shooting.
For more information on the game, visit:
* WSU Athletics — http://wsucougars.cstv.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/012008aaa.html
* Seattle Times — Cougars halt 13-game losing streak to Oregon, » More …
Volunteers for Cougar Pride Days pose with WSU President V. Lane Rawlins in the French Administration building.