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Tuesday, September 1 @3:10 pm
VoiceThread
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Learn how to engage students in meaningful conversation by interacting with their peers and media.

Tuesday, September 1 @6 pm
Professional Communication in a Digital World | Webinar
WSU Global Campus - Online

Join Christine Curtis, Assistant Professor of Teaching at the Edward Murrow College of Communication, as she teaches you how to maintain professional communication etiquette in a virtual space including proper attire, lighting, and minimizing distractions.

Wednesday, September 2 @8:10 am
Blackboard Learn tests and quizzes
Workshop / Seminar
Online

This training will provide a review of Blackboards’ full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

Wednesday, September 2 @12 pm
Foley Institute 2020 Election Event Series: Populism
Lecture
WSU Pullman - Online

Recent events in cities like Portland and Kenosha have highlighted the growing radicalization of protest. Professor Lowndes will discuss the discursive links between the Trump campaign and the emergent right- wing street violence in historical context.

Wednesday, September 2 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market.

Thursday, September 3 @11:10 am
Blackboard Learn grade center
Workshop / Seminar
Online

We’ll explain different setup options, show how to grade and comment on student work, and demonstrate how to use the electronic rubric.

Thursday, September 3 @2:10 pm
Perusall: Ensure your students are reading
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Use this tool to proactively engage students in reading and provide a focus of conversation with automatically graded annotations.

Thursday, September 3 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Rodrigo Fernandez
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Online

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to a colloquium featuring Dr. Rodrigo Fernandez, University of Alberta. Dr. Fernandez will present his talk, “Mass ejection, compact objects, and electromagnetic transients”.

Friday, September 4 All day
College Colors Day

While it may look different on WSU campuses this year, fans can still unite in celebration of the 16th annual College Colors Day, Friday, September 4.

Friday, September 4 @7:30 pm
Capricious Winds: a solo flute recital
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

School of Music Faculty Flutist Sophia Tegart will perfom works for solo flute by Bach, Feld, Paganini, Samuel and Uebayashi. Watch live on YouTube at WSUPullmanMusic.

Tuesday, September 8 @11 am
Energy Systems Innovation Center FA20 Zoom Seminar Series
Presentation
WSU Pullman - Online

Microgrids are small, autonomous energy systems. Microgrids are indeed a philosophy of life, coming from the idea of generating and consuming energy at the same point, thus avoiding electricity (energy) long distance transmission losses. The idea can be translated to water, food, or life.

Tuesday, September 8 @12 pm
Ericka Huggins keynote on resilience
Lecture
Online

Ericka Huggins, a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader, and former political prisoner, will provide a virtual keynote presentation on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at noon. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 8 @12 pm
10 Tips to Reduce Debt
Online

Join the WSU Alumni Association and BECU for a new webinar “10 Tips to Reduce Debt.”

Tuesday, September 8 @12 pm
Visiting Writers Series presents literary agent panel
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Online

This literary agent panel is the first in an exciting series featuring award-winning poets, novelists, essayists, agents, and editors in free, public readings, student workshops, and panel discussions.

Wednesday, September 9 @3 pm
Cougar Career Community – E&J Gallo Winery
Careers / Jobs

The Academic Success and Career Center’s new Professional Experience Series can help students evaluate and prepare for a wide range of career options and learn to navigate in a virtual world.

Wednesday, September 9 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market. Washington State’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order lists farmers markets as essential businesses allowing the Pullman Farmers Market and its vendors to operate and provide access to fresh food, personal hygiene products and more.

Wednesday, September 9 @3:30 pm
Ball Aerospace Information Session
Careers / Jobs
WSU Pullman - Online

Eric Coppock, SW Systems Engineer and Leona Ugbo, Recruiter will present and answer questions about Ball Aerospace.

Wednesday, September 9 @4:10 pm
Zoom (Master Session)
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Zoom allows users to communicate through webcam/microphones, chat, and screen sharing. Learn about how this tool can be used to conduct real time class sessions, meetings, office hours, host remote presenters, and so much more.

Wednesday, September 9 @6 pm
Visiting Writers Series 1-Credit Workshop: How to be an agent/How to get an agent
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Online

In this hands-on class, veteran literary agent Taryn Fagerness (a WSU alumna!) will teach students how to attract a literary agent to their work and the pitfalls to avoid on their journey to publication. Topic covered include: the art of writing a proposal, how to put together a list of agents to approach, current trends, and how to write the all-important query letter.

Wednesday, September 9 @7 pm
Virtual Bingo night sponsored by GIESORC
WSU Global Campus - Online

Take a well-deserved break on Wednesday, September 9th, and play a few rounds of virtual Bingo sponsored by WSU’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC).

Thursday, September 10 @3:30 pm
Ball Aerospace Information Session
Careers / Jobs
WSU Pullman - Online

Eric Coppock, SW Systems Engineer and Leona Ugbo, Recruiter will present and answer questions about Ball Aerospace.

Thursday, September 10 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Meredith MacGregor
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Online

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to a colloquium featuring Dr. Meredith MacGregor, University of Colorado Boulder. Dr. MacGregor will present her talk, “How to Form a Habitable Planet”.

Thursday, September 10 @4:10 pm
Panopto (Master Session)
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Want to connect your Panopto quizzes to the Blackboard grade book?

Friday, September 11 @1 pm
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU: We’re Open!
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

After a temporary closure, the museum is happy to be reopening on a limited schedule for fall semester to visitors Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1-4 p.m.

Friday, September 11 @2 pm
Preliminary Exam – Marco Minutoli
Meeting
WSU Pullman - Online

This thesis proposal aims at bridging the gap between the theoretical work on approximation algorithms and efficient parallel algorithms for the Influence Maximization Problem to enable advancements in the achievable quality of results and scale.

Friday, September 11 @4:10 pm
Blackboard Learn grade center
Workshop / Seminar

We’ll explain different setup options, show how to grade and comment on student work, and demonstrate how to use the electronic rubric.

Friday, September 11 @5 pm
Thru-Hiking
Recreational / Games
WSU Global Campus - Online

A through-hike (or thru-hike) is an end-to-end backpacking trip on a trail—usually long distance.

Saturday, September 12 @12 pm
Intramural Beach Day
Exercise / Fitness
WSU Pullman - Student Recreation Center

FREE beach activities all-day, bring your friends and participate in sand volleyball, spikeball, cornhole, Kan Jam, or bucketball in the SRC Backyard!

Monday, September 14 @1:10 pm
Blackboard Learn tests and quizzes
Workshop / Seminar
Online

This training will provide a review of Blackboards’ full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

Monday, September 14 @3:10 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Handshake- Gateway to Jobs & the Career Fair
Careers / Jobs
WSU Pullman - Online

Join us to learn about using Handshake, how to prepare your Handshake profile for the Fall Career Expo & Technical Fair (October 5-7, 2020), and how to attend the fair via Handshake.

Monday, September 14 @4 pm
Department of Chemistry Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Online

In this talk, I will discuss recent work in our group in which we made connections between proton transfer processes and hydrogen bonding and vibrational frequencies and intensities.

Tuesday, September 15 All day
Outdoor Photo Contest
Outdoor Recreation Center

Show us your skills as you capture the beauty of the outdoors! The Outdoor Photo Contest and Exhibit is an annual event sponsored by WSU’s Outdoor Recreation Center and Student Entertainment Board. This contest is open to any amateur photographers.

Wednesday, September 16 @8:10 am
Perusall: Ensure your students are reading
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Use this tool to proactively engage students in reading and provide a focus of conversation with automatically graded annotations.

Wednesday, September 16 @2 pm
Cougar Career Community – City Year
Careers / Jobs

Meet Marcus Ramirez, Regional Recruitment Manager for City Year, to learn about working in the non-profit sector as well as opportunities with City Year. Marcus has a strong professional background with non-profit organizations including AmeriCorps.

Wednesday, September 16 @3:10 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Résumé Building
Careers / Jobs
WSU Pullman - Online

Need a résumé? Your current résumé not landing interviews? Don’t know where to start? Let us help! We will discuss format, style, and how to write a résumé that best reflects your strengths and talents.

Wednesday, September 16 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market.

Wednesday, September 16 @6:30 pm
Workout Shoes: The What, the When, the Why
WSU Global Campus - Online

In this webinar Ramon Sodano, Coordinator of Fitness Services and Education at Washington State University, will break down the common shoes used for exercise and discuss what they are, when to use them, and why.

Thursday, September 17 @12 pm
Cougar Career Academy: Resumé/LinkedIn Review
Online

You should never underestimate the power of a solid LinkedIn profile or resumé! Employers and recruiters typically take 10-20 seconds to do an initial review of your resumé, so capturing and keeping their attention is crucial.

Thursday, September 17 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Jillian Bellovary
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Online

Recent discoveries of dwarf galaxies hosting active galactic nuclei (AGN) suggest that massive black holes (MBHs) may be a common occurrence in such low-mass systems.

Thursday, September 17 @5 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Résumé Building
Careers / Jobs
WSU Pullman - Online

Need a résumé? Your current résumé not landing interviews? Don’t know where to start? Let us help! We will discuss format, style, and how to write a résumé that best reflects your strengths and talents.

Thursday, September 17 @6 pm
Virtual screening of Bias documentary
Film Screening

Join us for a virtual screening of Bias documentary

You’re invited to take part in a virtual screening of Bias, an acclaimed documentary examining unconscious bias and how it affects workplaces, the justice system, relationships and technology. Bias features the work of WSU College of Nursing faculty Dr.…

Monday, September 21 @8:10 am
VoiceThread
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Learn how to engage students in meaningful conversation by interacting with their peers and media.

Monday, September 21 @10 am
Virtual student organization fair
Online

Cougs are invited to meet their Registered Student Organizations through the first-ever Virtual Student Organization Fair! A new way to hang out and meet people, join a club, win prizes, and support your student organizations.

Tuesday, September 22 @12 pm
Justice, mercy, and education behind bars

Join the WSU Alumni Association for an educational conversation with our very own WSU Professor and Alumnus, Dr. Anna Plemons, and her co-host and advocate of the Arts in Corrections, Carol Hinds.

Wednesday, September 23 @12 pm
CES Fall 2020 speaker series – Jody Page
WSU Pullman - Online

Meet Jody Page (Carson ’96), Director of Investing, Lighter Capital. With over 20 years of finance experience, Jody runs a team of analysts looking to invest in SaaS technology companies in the PNW.

Wednesday, September 23 @1 pm
Health Chats: Diabetes 101
Online

Join WSU professors Josh Neumiller and Cheyenne Newsome for a panel discussion on national trends in diabetes, what causes this chronic condition, and strategies for diabetes prevention.

Wednesday, September 23 @3 pm
Cougar Career Community-WSU UREC
Careers / Jobs

One of Washington State University Pullman’s largest employers of students is University Recreation. Join guest David Grassi, membership coordinator at UREC, as he talks about their recruitment process and what they look for in student employees.

Wednesday, September 23 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market.

Wednesday, September 23 @4 pm
Environmental Justice: What is it and why should you care?
Online

Our existence—and the existence of all life on Earth—depends on our natural environment. Population growth combined with globalization, and the increased mutual interdependence that has come with it, have intensified the effects humans have on the planet and the effects that our climate has on us.

Wednesday, September 23 @4 pm
Panel: Community Standards during a Global Pandemic

We invite you to learn more about our response to COVID-19 and overall conduct process. We’ll address community standards related to COVID-19 precautions as well as issues of academic integrity and classroom disruption in a remote learning environment.

Wednesday, September 23 @7 pm
Visiting Writers Series presents YA & middle-grade author Kelly Yang
Lecture
WSU Pullman - Online

Kelly Yang is the New York Times bestselling author of Front Desk, winner of the 2019 Asian Pacific American Award for Children’s Literature, Parachutes–YA debut novel, May 2020, Harpercollins–and Three Keys–Front Desk Sequel, Sept 2020, Scholastic.

Thursday, September 24 @10 am
Inclusive Pedagogy: A community of practice approach
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Join the WSU Community, Equity and Inclusive Excellence office as they discuss what inclusive pedagogy is, what community of practice is, and how to unite the two.

Thursday, September 24 @12 pm
2020 Election Event Series: Politics in a Pandemic
Lecture
WSU Pullman - Online

What effects will Covid-19 have on our politics and the election? Why is the response to the pandemic so politically polarized, and what might bridge the partisan gap in America today?

Thursday, September 24 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Ying-Ju Wang
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Online

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to a colloquium featuring Dr. Ying-Ju Wang, ColdQuanta, Inc. Dr. Wang will present her talk, “Powering the Quantum Information – Industrial R&D for Quantum Evolution”, via Zoom.

Thursday, September 24 @5:30 pm
Recent Grad Happy Hour
Online

Game on! The WSU Alumni Association is hosting a special happy hour game night for all Washington State University recent grads (classes 2010-2020).

Friday, September 25 @9 am
Flu Shot Friday
WSU Pullman - Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

We welcome all students, staff and faculty to the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center for Flu Shot Friday! Get in before the official start of flu season to better protect yourself and other Cougs.

Saturday, September 26 @10:30 am
Pacific Northwest Student Leadership Conference
Online

You’re invited to join the largest student leadership conference in the region. Join other students as they talk about social justice and how to put their ideas into action.

Monday, September 28 @3:10 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Career Fair Prep
Careers / Jobs
WSU Pullman - Online

You have 30 seconds to make an impression…are you ready? Prepare for the Career Expo and Technical Fair—learn how to research employers, give your best impression and network effectively.

Monday, September 28 @4:10 pm
CHE 598 Seminar: Managing Carbon, Growing Economies
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Online

GTI is a leading research, development and training organization focused on solving global energy and environmental challenges by developing technology-driven solutions for consumers, industry, and government.

Monday, September 28 @5:30 pm
ENERCON Information Session
Careers / Jobs
WSU Pullman - Online

Come meet ENERCON virtually on September 28th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM PDT and learn about design engineering from some of their talented engineers!

Tuesday, September 29 @4:05 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Career Fair Prep
Careers / Jobs
WSU Pullman - Online

You have 30 seconds to make an impression…are you ready? Prepare for the Career Expo and Technical Fair—learn how to research employers, give your best impression and network effectively.

Wednesday, September 30 All day
CALL FOR ART! BLM Artists Grant Program
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program will distribute $2,500 grants to 20 artists across the state of Washington who will be asked to use their voices, experiences, and artistic expression to reflect on social justice efforts in response to systemic racism.

Wednesday, September 30 @1 pm
Open gallery with artist Etsuko Ichikawa
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Etsuko Ichikawa will be present in the gallery to informally welcome visitors to her exhibition, Etsuko Ichikawa: Broken Poems of Fireflies.

Wednesday, September 30 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market.

Wednesday, September 30 @4 pm
Cougar Career Community – Amazon
Careers / Jobs

Amazon’s mission is “to be Earth’s most customer-centric company”, and our Operations and award-winning Customer Service teams are at the heart of that mission.

Wednesday, September 30 @5 pm
Livestreamed artist’s talk by Etsuko Ichikawa
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Tokyo-born, Seattle-based artist, Etsuko Ichikawa will discuss the creative motivations and process that brought about Etsuko Ichikawa: Broken Poems of Fireflies, a new immersive installation commissioned by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU.

Wednesday, September 30 @5:30 pm
Cougs In Space: Resume Workshop

Brianna Lawson is a senior in Computer Science and will talk about her past internship experiences. She will go over some tips and tricks to having a qualified resume.

Wednesday, September 30 @7 pm
Virtual Bingo night
WSU Global Campus - Online

Global Connections Bingo Game Nights are returning throughout the Fall 2020 semester. You’re invited to take a well-deserved break each month and join us for a few rounds of virtual Bingo!