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Small army of faculty, staff guide Alive! 2010
June 29, 2010

Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services, and Tim Marsh, WSU Today.  Music: “The Monkey King,” played by WSU Jazz Big Band and written by Patrick Sheng.

 

 

Article by Robert Frank, WSU Today

 

PULLMAN – Fall semester incoming students are gearing up for a successful transition via the WSU’s 21st annual Alive! orientation program.

 

During June and July, about 3,300 students and their parents will attend one of 10 two- or three-day long Alive! programs. 

 

The required program includes a wide range of activities designed to acquaint students with academic policies, programs and expectations, as well … » More …

Campus art tour explains history, relevance
April 12, 2007

Long-time Museum of Art/WSU docent, H. Clare Wiser will lead a free public art tour of the WSU campus tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. The tour will meet on the WSU Fine Arts Center plaza outside the Museum of Art. This will be an opportunity to view a number of sculptures placed around campus with Wiser, a WSU professor of mathematics emeritus, explaining the history and relevance of each work. 

Organic farm field day slated for July 27
July 10, 2006

PULLMAN — Student presentations and a tour of the Washington State University organic farm will be featured at the Organic Farm Project Field Day, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday, July 27.Tukey Horticultural Orchard is located on Airport Road on the east side of the Pullman campus. The event is free and open to the public.WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences established the Organic Farm Project in 2004 primarily as an organic teaching farm. Each year, the farm plays host to an intensive 12- week course for college credit or continuing education credit. The class revolves around the farm’s Community Supported Agriculture marketing program, … » More …

Free public art tour of WSU campus Sept. 30
September 8, 2005

A long-time docent of the Washington State University Museum of Art, Clare Wiser, will lead a free public art tour through the WSU campus beginning on Sept. 30.The tour will provide an opportunity for the public to view a number of sculptures placed around campus with Wiser explaining the history and relevance of each piece. The tour will begin at 11:30 a.m. outside the museum on the plaza on Wilson Rd. and return to the same location an hour later.Those planning on attending the tour will also have an opportunity to visit the museum either before or after the tour to view “Roy Lichtenstein Prints … » More …

Tour campus… right from your office
September 8, 2005

Checking out the Pullman campus is just a click away with the new WSU Virtual Tour website. The newly updated website guides students and visitors — as well as WSU employees — as they photographically navigate the campus.Designed to present a broader, richer view of WSU, the site provides information including academic offerings, campus life and an up-to-date map with photos of each academic building.Once you’ve looked it over, e-mail a friend, colleague, relative or potential student the URL address and tell them you want to give them a virtual tour of campus.To visit the website, go to http://www.virtual-tour.wsu.edu.

Campus architecture, hidden art topic of lecture
February 10, 2005

Washington State University Art á la Carte, a brown-bag noontime lunch series, will present “Public Art and Private Encounters” with H. Clare Wiser, docent of the Museum of Art/WSU and professor emeritus of mathematics at WSU.Wiser’s visual presentation will describe and illustrate both the obvious and hidden campus art and the architectural details of the Pullman campus. This is a walking tour without the walking and a “bet you didn’t notice” challenge.The final spring Art á la Carte program will be Feb. 24 with Flora Mace and Joey Kirkpatrick as they discuss “On Art, Glass, and more…” They are renowned for their innovative work, from … » More …

National Tour of “Singin’ In the Rain” Comes to WSU
February 26, 2004

Washington State University will present a national touring production of “Singing In the Rain” at 3 p.m. Feb. 29 in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.”Singin’ in the Rain” has been brought to the stage in grand style. Like the film classic, the stage version is about making movies, specifically, that tumultuous time when Hollywood was making the change over from silent films to “talkies.” Careers came to an abrupt end when it was discovered that some gorgeous faces had impossible sounding voices. Tickets are $20 and $32, with discounts for students and children, and can be purchased at all TicketsWest outlets, by phone at (800) … » More …