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11 am
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Seminar Series, “Towards Building Intelligent Systems for Robots to Interact With the World”
Workshop / Seminar
Online - Online

Building intelligent systems for robots to interact with the world is a challenging problem. In this talk, I will present our efforts ranging from learning primitive skills to learning manipulation concepts for robots to interact with the world. Grasping and hanging are primitive manipulation skills. Choosing the right robot action representation is of great importance for mastering these skills.

3 pm
2021 Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation Summer Fellows Showcase
Online - Online

For the fifth year, the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) sponsored four fellowship projects, an expansion from previous years, at the WSU Pullman campus. The six-week summer fellowships offer faculty and graduate students planning assistance along with technical training for projects that use digital tools, technologies, or platforms to develop research and teaching agendas.

4 pm
Disability and Intersectionality Book Club, Sick: A Memoir Part 3

Join the Access Center for the Disability and Intersectionality Book Club! The Disability and Intersectionality Book Club is an online community that empowers the WSU students, faculty, and staff to support and advocate for disability issues through thought provoking discussions centered around disability literature.

4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium — Dr. Richard Scalettar
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Richard Scalettar, Physics Department at University of California, Davis. Dr. Scalettar will present their talk, “Is Perfect Quantum State Transfer Possible?”

7:30 pm
Opera Workshop
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall


The WSU Opera Workshop’s production, Obstacles to Love, brings to life a wide variety of characters, starting with scenes from Purcell’s Baroque opera, Dido and Aeneas. Taken from Virgil’s Aeneid, the opera tells the story of Dido, Queen of Carthage and Aeneas of Troy. Their love is thwarted…