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Monday, August 1 @12 am
Crimson & Gray Virtual 5K
Online - Online

A cougar can sprint up to 50 mph. But, unless one is chasing you, you don’t need to go nearly that fast to participate in Global Connections’ upcoming Crimson and Gray Virtual 5K run from August 1st – 8th.

You have one week to participate in this FREE 5K. You go at your own pace and preferred route: on a treadmill, in a park, on the beach – wherever you are!  Race open to all Cougs.

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

The Pullman Farmers Market is a mid-week gathering place for community members and visitors alike to purchase fresh farm products, prepared foods, and handmade arts and crafts!

The mission of the Pullman Farmers Market is to provide a place for the community to acquire high-quality, locally grown food and…

Friday, August 5 All day
Join “Well Read Cougs”
Online - Online

Well Read Cougs is completely FREE and open to all WSU alumni and friends. Together we will read a book every ten weeks and participate in an online discussion space with the freedom to participate as much as you like, whenever it fits into your schedule, and from wherever.

Friday, August 5 @9:45 am
Meet & Greet with Cougar Football and Coach Dickert
WSU Pullman

Join the WSU Alumni Association Palouse Chapter Cougs and the WSU Retirees Association for a special opportunity to mix and mingle with WSU Football Coach Jake Dickert at the Football Operations Building on Friday, August 5 at 9:45 a.m. Pacific

Friday, August 5 @6:30 pm
Fridays at the Clock
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

The WSU School of Music is thrilled to announce the return of its outdoor summer music series – Fridays at the Clock! Located between Bryan Hall and Holland Library, the concerts will take place over the course of four dates this summer (June 24, July 15, August 5, and August 26), starting at…

Tuesday, August 9 All day
Get to Know the Disney College Program
Careers / Jobs
Online - Online

Come join Recruiters with Disney Programs Recruitment Team, for a virtual engagement session where they will help you learn more about the Disney College Program and discuss the living, learning and earning components offered. These 30-minute sessions aims to inform you about the Disney College Program, answer your questions and get you excited to learn more about this opportunity of a lifetime!

Wednesday, August 10 @10 am
Experience FAST – Information Session
Careers / Jobs
Online - Online

We are excited for you to join us for a presentation to learn more about FAST and the opportunities we have available. We will cover what we do at FAST, the skills that make a FASTie successful, relocation, and more!

Fast Enterprises was awarded Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For,…

Wednesday, August 10 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The mission of the Pullman Farmers Market is to provide a place for the community to acquire high-quality, locally grown food and products, while giving local farmers, producers and crafters a venue to connect directly with consumers. The market operates every Wednesday from mid-May to mid-October.

Wednesday, August 10 @5 pm
Agility Dog Health Network: Webinar Series 2 of 6
Class / Instruction
WSU Pullman - Online

1) An introduction to the sport of dog agility; 2) Injuries and health needs assessment; 3) Orthopedic evaluation; 4) Shoulder and digit injuries; 5) Iliopsoas injuries and cranial cruciate ligament ruptures; 6) Working with the traveling competitor and dogs.

Thursday, August 11 @8 am
Hoops Tax Institute to host Washington State Tax Conference
WSU Pullman - Spark

The Hoops Institute of Taxation Research and Policy, in partnership with the state Department of Revenue, will host the annual Washington State Tax Conference to promote understanding among stakeholders who often have opposing viewpoints.

Friday, August 12 @12:10 pm
Learn. Inspire. Foster. Transform. Outcomes from the LIFT faculty fellowship
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Bustad Hall

LIFT Faculty Fellowship Program (Learn. Inspire. Foster. Transform.) is designed to support instructors in this work. We use teaching methods that have been shown to improve students’ engagement, connection, and learning, to decrease course withdrawal and fail rates, and to increase retention. Dr. Sarah Guess will present her experience as a LIFT Fellow.

Saturday, August 13 @8 am
Move-In & Week of Welcome Extended Hours
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center will be open with special weekend hours Aug. 13-14 to assist new and returning Cougs, their families and supporters with Move-In, New Coug Orientation and Week of Welcome activities.

Tuesday, August 16 @5 pm
The Loneliness Crisis and The Power of Human Connection
Online - Online

The world was in a loneliness crisis long before Covid-19.
As human beings, our brains are wired for connection. The feelings of disconnectedness people face today—isolation within our families, digital addiction, emotional trauma— hold worrying consequences for our mental well-being.

Wednesday, August 17 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The mission of the Pullman Farmers Market is to provide a place for the community to acquire high-quality, locally grown food and products, while giving local farmers, producers and crafters a venue to connect directly with consumers. The market operates every Wednesday from mid-May to mid-October.

Thursday, August 18 @11 am
Week of Wavedash
Recreational / Games
WSU Pullman - Spark

It’s that time of year again! We welcome back new and returning players alike for our tournament to kick off the school year. We will be running Guilty Gear Strive, Tekken 7, Granblue Fantasy Versus, and as a special free bracket: Footsies! Please sign up using the start.gg link, all information and registration will be there.

Thursday, August 18 @2:30 pm
DVM White Coat Ceremony and Reception
Ceremony / Service
WSU Pullman - Beasley Coliseum

Join us as we welcome students to the professional veterinary medical program during the 24th Annual Convocation & White Coat Ceremony. Veterinary students receive a white coat symbolizing the start of their journey to become a veterinarian.

Thursday, August 18 @4 pm
Chancellor Inauguration Celebration
Ceremony / Service
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

The official installation of WSU Pullman’s inaugural chancellor, Dr. Elizabeth Chilton, will take place on Thursday, August 18, 2022. The ceremony will commence at 4pm at Bryan Hall followed by a reception held at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Friday, August 19 @10 am
University Convocation 2022
WSU Everett - Beasley Coliseum

At University Convocation, presented by BECU, faculty and staff will welcome you to the Cougar Family, introduce you to academic and community leaders, and help you get off to a good start in your first semester.

Friday, August 19 @6 pm
College of Medicine White Coat Ceremony
WSU Health Sciences Spokane - Off Campus

The White Coat Ceremony signifies the beginning of a student doctor’s journey as a medical professional. When the white coat is placed on their shoulders, they are committing to prioritize compassionate, collaborative, and scientifically excellent care from the very first day.

Tuesday, August 23 @10 am
Juventino Aranda: Esperé Mucho Tiempo Pa Ver
Exhibition
WSU Pullman - Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Juventino Aranda’s work expresses a search for identity at the intersection of Mexico and America. As the artist has stated, “I am Mexican and second generation ‘American.’ I am not Hispanic, Latino, and definitely not Spanish—even though I live everyday with the consequences of their conquest.” Aranda’s sharp-witted art navigates this cultural borderland, drawing from pre-Columbian sources as well as current affairs related to the social, political, and economic struggles of late capitalism and notions of the American dream.

Tuesday, August 23 @11 am
Data-Driven Situational Awareness for Distribution System Resiliency by Chuan Qin – Dissertation Defense
Workshop / Seminar
Online - Online

With the continuous deployment of distributed energy resources (DER), behind-the-meter resources, advanced sensors, and grid-edge intelligence in recent years, the distribution power grid monitoring and operation is increasingly becoming complex. Effectively leveraging the massive amount of data available with digital automation to achieve situational awareness (SA) for the right operational decisions is critical to enhancing system resiliency, stability, and sustainability.

Wednesday, August 24 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The mission of the Pullman Farmers Market is to provide a place for the community to acquire high-quality, locally grown food and products, while giving local farmers, producers and crafters a venue to connect directly with consumers. The market operates every Wednesday from mid-May to mid-October.

Friday, August 26 @10 am
WSU Rural, Remote & Underserved Public Health Research Symposium
Online

Explore strengths and gaps within current WSU research activities designed to expand knowledge of public health issues and/or seeking to improve the health and wellness of those living in rural, remote and underserved communities, domestically and around the globe.

Friday, August 26 @6:30 pm
Fridays at the Clock
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

The WSU School of Music is thrilled to announce the return of its outdoor summer music series – Fridays at the Clock! Located between Bryan Hall and Holland Library, the concerts will take place over the course of four dates this summer (June 24, July 15, August 5, and August 26), starting at…

Wednesday, August 31 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The mission of the Pullman Farmers Market is to provide a place for the community to acquire high-quality, locally grown food and products, while giving local farmers, producers and crafters a venue to connect directly with consumers. The market operates every Wednesday from mid-May to mid-October.