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

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

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

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,…

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

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

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

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.