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8 am
Family Weekend Festivities at the BVC
WSU Pullman - Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

Start your WSU Pullman Spring Family Weekend with the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center!
We’re here to help with everything from basic weekend logistics like parking, transportation, wayfinding and directions to plotting your adventures and activities with dining, shopping and local attractions, and events planned specifically for Cougs and their crews!

8:10 am
Tips for effectively teaching during your clinical day.
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Veterinary Teaching Hospital

WORKSHOP – How’s your day going? Tips for effectively teaching during your clinical day.
This in-person workshop will address the fundamentals of effective clinical teaching

10:30 am
EECS Power Faculty Candidate Seminar: Wildfire Risk Mitigation and Data-driven Methods for Electric Power Systems by Dr. Alyssa Kody, Argonne National Lab
WSU Pullman - Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Building

The electric power grid of the future faces many challenges including rapidly increasing quantities of renewable generation and growing threats from extreme weather events, which necessitate the development of new computational tools. The first part of this talk will focus on one extreme weather event: elevated wildfire ignition risk. Wildfire risk mitigation is a critical consideration in regions like the Western United States, where, historically, electric power systems have ignited some of the most destructive wildfires.

3 pm
Master of Fine Arts Thesis Artist Talks & Reception
WSU Pullman - Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Join us on Parents’ Weekend Friday, March 31, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. for short talks by the four graduate candidates featured in the Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. Each artist will speak briefly to introduce the body of work they are presenting in the exhibition. The talks will be followed by an opening reception from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Pavilion Gallery of the museum. 2023 MFA candidates are Shanda Stinebaugh, Adam Stuart, Sean Sullivan, and Allen Vu. This event is free and open to the public, please feel free to stop by and bring a friend!

3:10 pm
Chemistry Seminar – William Vance, Chemistry Graduate Student
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Fulmer Hall

Metallic nanoparticles are nanoscale particles of metals that have unique properties with applications in various fields such as medicine, catalysis, sensing, and energy. Anisotropic metallic nanoparticles exhibit distinctive optical, electronic, and catalytic properties that depend on their shape and size. They can also show enhanced catalytic activity and selectivity for various reactions due to their exposed facets and edges.

5 pm
2023 Showcase: Celebrating Excellence Banquet
Reception / Open House
WSU Pullman - Compton Union Building

Join us in honoring the outstanding achievements of WSU faculty and staff. The awards program recognizes distinguished members of the University community.

7:30 pm
Opera Performance
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall


Many moons ago in a far off place” lived a gloomy Prince Dauntless in search of a princess. When Princess Winnifred arrives, she is not what the court expects but maybe just what they need.  The musical comedy, Once Upon a Mattress, a retelling of the fairy tale,…