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July Musical: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
June 22, 2005

(Photos taken during this week’s rehearsals, courtesy of the School of Music and Theatre Arts.)PULLMAN — The School of Music and Theatre Arts will perform its fourth consecutive summer musical when it hits the stage next month in “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”The production will be presented July 22-23 and 29-30 in Bryan Hall Theatre on the WSU campus. Performances are set for 7 p.m. on Fridays and 3 p.m. on Saturdays.  Tickets are $10 for adults $5 for students and senior citizens and will be on sale at the door an hour before each performance. The musical was written and composed by Clark … » More …

Don’t bake your car in the sun, try covered parking
June 1, 2005

PULLMAN — Parking at Washington State University just became a little easier with reduced summer rates available at all campus garages.WSU Parking and Transportation Services is offering hourly garage rates for $1.25 per hour, reduced from $1.75 per hour, at the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education parking garage and the garage under Holland Library. There is a daily maximum rate of $12 Monday through Friday and a $2 maximum rate for weekday evenings after 5 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday.The parking and rate changes will be in effect through August 19.“Because of the increased availability of parking in the summer, we … » More …

University Recreation Center offers aquatics programs
May 4, 2005

University Recreation Center is helping students and community members gear up for summer by offering lifeguard training, water safety instruction, and adult swim classes. The lifeguard training program includes first aid and safety, CPR for the professional rescuer, oxygen administration and AED. The cost of the program, which includes the price of a textbook and pocket mask, is $175 for SRC members and $210 for non-members. The two sessions for lifeguard training are offered May 8 and June 5. Session one runs through May 26 and meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Other options for students and community members are the … » More …

Summer jazz on the mall plus a free movie at the CUB
July 12, 2004

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University Campus Involvement will present Music on the Mall with Jazz Night from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, on Glenn Terrell Mall. Jazz Night, a musical experience fusing together favorites of many eras of music, is influenced by the sounds of James Brown, Herbie Hancock and the jazz styling of Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, John Coltrain and Joe Henderson.“Starsky and Hutch,” a comedy starring Ben Stiller, will be shown at 5: 30 p.m. and 8 p.m. July 13 in the Compton Union Building auditorium. Admission is free.(Photo: New and original Starsky and Hutch, (l-r) Ben Stiller, David Soul, … » More …

2004 Summer Doctoral Fellows Program draws six students
June 22, 2004

Doctoral candidates from across the country arrived the weekend of June 19 to begin work with faculty during WSU’s six-week Summer Doctoral Fellows Program.The program’s purpose is to offer graduate students the opportunity to prepare for academic careers as future faculty members. During the program, the Fellows will participate in seminars on the changing roles and expectations of faculty, the future of the professoriate, the changing nature of higher education and issues facing faculty of color and women in higher education.In 1993, the college of education established a Summer Teaching Fellows Program at WSU. Five years later, the program was expanded to include additional colleges, … » More …

Jazz Northwest to give special summer concert
May 11, 2004

Jazz Northwest, the Washington State University faculty jazz ensemble, will perform in a special summer concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 20 in Kimbrough Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.The group includes vocalist Jennifer Scovell, saxophonist Greg Yasinitsky, woodwind artist and vocalist Horace-Alexander Young, trumpeter David Turnbull, pianist Charles Argersinger, percussionist Dave Jarvis and bassist David Snider, all WSU faculty members.Individually, the members of Jazz Northwest have performed with top figures in jazz, including Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton, Abdullah Ibrahim, McCoy Tyner, Jon Faddis and others. The ensemble has performed at Experience Music Project in Seattle … » More …

WSU Spokane hosts summer camps
May 10, 2004

The WSU Spokane CityLab is hosting two science camps, one for beginners and one for returning campers. The beginner camp will encourage young women entering grades 6-8 to investigate forensic science and includes a T-shirt, a day trip to WSU Pullman and an afternoon at Wild Walls. The beginner camp will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14-18. Parents should register their children by June 4.The intermediate camp July 19-23 will introduce biotechnology to returning campers. During the week, campers will spend half their time in the biotech lab and the other half learning to market their product by placing it online. Parents … » More …

Projects keep season busy
April 23, 2004

Here are more of the projects on tap for summer and beyond at WSU:Capital Planning and Development: • Cleveland Hall/Education Addition• Plant Bioscience Building• Wilson Road• Library Road, phase 2, including Terrell Mall repairs• Electrical distribution duct bank • South Fairway parking lot• North Fairway Road replacement Facilities Operations:• Fulmer Hall exterior renovation• Morrill Hall exterior renovation• Commons exterior renovation• Wilson exterior renovation• Murrow East exterior renovation• Energy-efficient lighting projects (40 to 60 buildings) • Cleveland fire sprinkler/alarm • Steam tunnel repairs • Murrow West sprinkler • Albrook sprinkler • New Library carpet replacement• Street repairs (Grimes Way, Forest Way & Nevada) • Parking lot … » More …

Summer work heats up
April 23, 2004

Summer is around the corner and on the WSU campuses that means construction and renovation for the upcoming school year. Among the largest projects on the Pullman campus will be the Cleveland Hall/Education Addition and the Plant Bioscience Building, adjacent to Johnson Hall. Between Facilities Operations and Capital Planning and Development, the campus should be humming with activity. FacOps has an exceptionally busy summer ahead with minor capital improvements throughout campus. “This is an unusual summer for FacOps and the minor capital budget,” said Rob Corcoran, assistant director in FacOps. “We were given over $30 million in minor capital funding to help with deferred maintenance, … » More …

Reduced parking fees at garages
May 9, 2003

Parking at Washington State University just became a little easier with reduced rates for the summer available at all of the garages on campus.WSU Parking and Transportation Services is offering hourly garage rates for $1 per hour, reduced from $1.50 per hour, at the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education and library garages. There is a daily maximum rate of $10 Monday – Friday and a $2 maximum rate for weekday evenings after 5 p.m., and all day Saturday and Sunday. The parking and rate changes will take effect Monday, May 12, and will end Aug. 15. “Because of the increased availability of parking … » More …