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Friday, August 17 @8:30 am
Voiland College Safety Training
Workshop / Seminar

The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, in partnership with WSU’s Environmental Health & Safety, has created a specifically designed safety course to address the most common safety practices and areas of risk lab users may experience at WSU.

Friday, August 17 @10 am
University Convocation

Convocation is the official welcome for all new freshman and transfer students as well as new faculty. In many ways this ceremony marks the beginning of your collegiate journey and ushers you into the community of scholars.

Friday, August 17 @11 am
All Campus Picnic
Social

Free Food. Free Swag. Free Fun. It’s the All Campus Picnic on Cougar Way. The festivities start with resource fair hosted by New Student Programs and food by WSU Dining Services. Lunch is free to all WSU faculty, staff, and students by showing your Cougar Card.

Friday, August 17 @11 am
Cougar Capture: Panopto
Class / Instruction

Learn how to use this flexible recording and uploading tool. Create video lessons, in-video quizzing and schedule recordings.

Friday, August 17 @12 pm
Blackboard Grade Center
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Friday, August 17 @12 pm
Blackboard Grade Center (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Friday, August 17 @1 pm
Blackboard Learn Rubrics & Assignments
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Friday, August 17 @3 pm
Blackboard Learn Basics
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Friday, August 17 @3 pm
Blackboard Learn Basics (attend virtually)

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Tuesday, August 21 @10 am
Blackboard Grade Center (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Tuesday, August 21 @10 am
Web Conference: Collaborate Ultra
Class / Instruction

This premiere web conferencing tool allows you to conduct real time meetings, class sessions, and other events in a collaborative session.

Tuesday, August 21 @12 pm
Cougar Capture: Panopto
Class / Instruction

Learn how to use this flexible recording and uploading tool. Create video lessons, in-video quizzing and schedule recordings.

Tuesday, August 21 @12 pm
Cougar Capture: Panopto (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

Learn how to use this flexible recording and uploading tool. Create video lessons, in-video quizzing and schedule recordings.

Wednesday, August 22 @10 am
Blackboard Learn Basics (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Wednesday, August 22 @11 am
Cougar Capture: Panopto
Class / Instruction

Learn how to use this flexible recording and uploading tool. Create video lessons, in-video quizzing and schedule recordings.

Wednesday, August 22 @11 am
Cougar Capture: Panopto
Class / Instruction

Learn how to use this flexible recording and uploading tool. Create video lessons, in-video quizzing and schedule recordings.

Wednesday, August 22 @1 pm
Videoconference (VC)
Class / Instruction

Learn the basics of video conferencing and how to use it in your classroom.

Wednesday, August 22 @1 pm
Blackboard Grade Center
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Wednesday, August 22 @1 pm
Blackboard Grade Center (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Wednesday, August 22 @3 pm
Videoconference (GUC)
Class / Instruction

Learn about the technology options you can expect in all GUCs.

Thursday, August 23 @12 pm
Blackboard Learn Basics
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Thursday, August 23 @12 pm
Blackboard Learn Basics (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Thursday, August 23 @4:10 pm
Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Dr. Rui He
Workshop / Seminar

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to a colloquium featuring Dr. Rui He, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University.

Friday, August 24 @7 pm
WSU Planetarium: Galaxies like Dust
Presentation

The scale of the universe, from atom to cosmic web, expands the mind. In this show, we dive into the frothy spacescape of galaxies. Composed of gas and dark matter, galaxies are the crossroads of astrophysics, where everything from stellar structure to black holes to cosmology seems to have some…

Friday, August 24 @8 pm
Summer Musical Revival: Nunsense II
Performance

Back by popular demand, Nunsense II: The Second Coming, gives the Pullman audience a chance to see the sisters stage their second benefit concert.

Saturday, August 25 @8 pm
Summer Musical Revival: Nunsense II
Performance

Back by popular demand, Nunsense II: The Second Coming, gives the Pullman audience a chance to see the sisters stage their second benefit concert.

Sunday, August 26 @5 pm
WSU Planetarium: Galaxies like Dust
Presentation

The scale of the universe, from atom to cosmic web, expands the mind. In this show, we dive into the frothy spacescape of galaxies. Composed of gas and dark matter, galaxies are the crossroads of astrophysics, where everything from stellar structure to black holes to cosmology seems to have some…

Tuesday, August 28 @12 pm
Blackboard Communities
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Tuesday, August 28 @12 pm
Blackboard Communities (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Wednesday, August 29 @12 pm
Blackboard Learn SafeAssign
Class / Instruction

Learn about powerful tool that can detect the similarities between student written submissions and other sources.

Wednesday, August 29 @3 pm
Voiland College Safety Training
Workshop / Seminar

The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, in partnership with WSU’s Environmental Health & Safety, has created a specifically designed safety course to address the most common safety practices and areas of risk lab users may experience at WSU.

Wednesday, August 29 @4:10 pm
EECS Student Club Night

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is hosting their Annual Undergraduate Student Club Night.

Friday, August 31 @12 am
College Colors Day
Social

Show your pride for your school! Wear your crimson and gray! Go Cougs!

Wednesday, September 5 @1 pm
Blackboard Learn Rubrics and Assignments
Class / Instruction

Electronic rubrics reduce grading fatigue and ensure more consistent judging criteria. Walk through the steps to create a rubric and associate it with various Blackboard assessments.

Wednesday, September 5 @1 pm
Blackboard Learn Rubrics and Assignments
Class / Instruction

Electronic rubrics reduce grading fatigue and ensure more consistent judging criteria. Walk through the steps to create a rubric and associate it with various Blackboard assessments.

Thursday, September 6 @10 am
Blackboard Learn Tests and Quizzes
Class / Instruction

A review of Blackboard’s full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

Thursday, September 6 @10 am
Blackboard Learn Tests and Quizzes
Class / Instruction

A review of Blackboard’s full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

Monday, September 10 @2:30 pm
Voiland College Safety Training
Workshop / Seminar

The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, in partnership with WSU’s Environmental Health & Safety, has created a specifically designed safety course to address the most common safety practices and areas of risk lab users may experience at WSU.

Tuesday, September 11 @12 pm
Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition: Reception and Gallery Talk
Exhibition

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU is hosting a reception and gallery talk with faculty artists Doug Gast, Joe Hedges and Io Palmer in the Wright/Harmon and Smith Galleries. Everyone is welcome!

Tuesday, September 11 @12:10 pm
Introducing one-minute mental reflections for students
Class / Instruction

In this workshop, you’ll learn several immediately applicable strategies for incorporating mini mental recharges – giving students a low stakes opportunity to metacognitively process, reflect on, and grapple with what they are learning.

Wednesday, September 12 @12 pm
Community of Practice
Class / Instruction

Community of Practice meetings provide faculty an opportunity to share and discuss their teaching experiences and ideas with their peers.

Wednesday, September 12 @12 pm
Community of Practice
Class / Instruction

All Faculty: For all disciplines and course environments. (September 12, November 14)
Large Enrollment: For all disciplines and course environments. Will focus on large enrollment courses. (October 10)

Wednesday, September 12 @12 pm
Community of Practice
Class / Instruction

Community of Practice meetings provide faculty an opportunity to share and discuss their teaching experiences and ideas with their peers.

Thursday, September 13 @12 pm
Technology Test Kitchen Event 1
Class / Instruction

3-D scanner, 3-D printer, laser cutter and the full Adobe suite. Come see what is available to you and your students.

Friday, September 14 @8:30 am
Voiland College Safety Training
Workshop / Seminar

The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, in partnership with WSU’s Environmental Health & Safety, has created a specifically designed safety course to address the most common safety practices and areas of risk lab users may experience at WSU.

Tuesday, September 18 @10 am
Memento: Selected Works from the Elwood Collections
Exhibition

Memento: Selected Works from the Elwood Collections will be the first chance since the turn of the century to more fully research and exhibit one of the prized collections at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at Washington State University.

Tuesday, September 18 @10 am
Crow’s Shadow: Institute of the Arts at 25

Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts is an extraordinary center for artistic creativity located on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation near Pendleton, Oregon.

Tuesday, September 18 @2 pm
Strategies for Enhancing Student Success
Class / Instruction

Attend all four sessions to receive an AOI Teaching Series Certificate! For more info, visit AOI Certificates.

Tuesday, September 18 @2 pm
Strategies for Enhancing Student Success
Class / Instruction

Previously titled Active Learning, this training will cover approaches shown to result in greater learning achievements and a reduction in drop, withdrawal, and failure rates.

Wednesday, September 19 @10 am
Blackboard Communities
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Wednesday, September 19 @10 am
Blackboard Communities (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Wednesday, September 19 @11 am
Blackboard Grade Center (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Wednesday, September 19 @11 am
Blackboard Grade Center
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Wednesday, September 19 @1 pm
Cougar Capture: Panopto
Class / Instruction

Learn how to use this flexible recording and uploading tool. Create video lessons, in-video quizzing and schedule recordings.

Wednesday, September 19 @1 pm
Cougar Capture: Panopto
Class / Instruction

Learn how to use this flexible recording and uploading tool. Create video lessons, in-video quizzing and schedule recordings.

Friday, September 21 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Wailing Fantasies
Performance

Sophia Tegard and Sarah Miller perform Wail, a thrilling piece that draws from film noir, funk, and the distinct timbres of the flute and trombone, Wail is the perfect way to unite two instruments from the opposite ends of the musical spectrum.

Saturday, September 22 @2 pm
Generations Collide Car Show 2018
Exhibition

Come Join the Automotive Enthusiast Club at our Second Annual Generations Collide Car Show held INSIDE Beasley Coliseum!

Wednesday, September 26 @1 pm
Blackboard Learn Tests and Quizzes
Class / Instruction

A review of Blackboard’s full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

Thursday, September 27 @8 pm
Orchestra Concert
Performance

This concert is open to the public and without charge.

Wednesday, October 3 @3 pm
Blackboard Grade Center (attend virtually)
Class / Instruction

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training sessions, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along.

Friday, October 5 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: 88 Squared
Performance

Proceeds from ticket sales in the series benefit the School of Music Scholarship Fund. Tickets, on sale one hour before performances in the lobby, cost $10 general admission, $5 senior citizens (55+)and non-WSU students and free for WSU students with ID.

Saturday, October 6 @8 am
Oboe Festival
Performance

This concert is open to the public and without charge.

Tuesday, October 9 @8 pm
Jazz Concert
Performance

This concert is open to the public and without charge.

Wednesday, October 10 @12 pm
Community of Practice
Class / Instruction

Community of Practice meetings provide faculty an opportunity to share and discuss their teaching experiences and ideas with their peers.

Wednesday, October 10 @12 pm
Community of Practice
Class / Instruction

All Faculty: For all disciplines and course environments. (September 12, November 14)
Large Enrollment: For all disciplines and course environments. Will focus on large enrollment courses. (October 10)

Friday, October 12 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Faculty Voice Recital
Performance

Proceeds from ticket sales in the series benefit the School of Music Scholarship Fund. Tickets, on sale one hour before performances in the lobby, cost $10 general admission, $5 senior citizens (55+)and non-WSU students and free for WSU students with ID.

Tuesday, October 16 @10 am
Kate Gilmore: In Your Way

Kate Gilmore: In Your Way features ten works—nine performance-based videos and one live performance/sculptural installation—by this New York-based artist known for synthesizing multiple artistic mediums including performance, video, sculpture, and painting.

Tuesday, October 16 @12 pm
Technology Test Kitchen Event 2
Class / Instruction

There will be a variety of technologies available at this session including the Pivot camera and glasses, LE Bluetooth beacons, Equil Smartmarker, and more.

Thursday, October 18 @12 pm
Strategies for Enhancing Student Success
Class / Instruction

Attend all four sessions to receive an AOI Teaching Series Certificate! For more info, visit AOI Certificates.

Thursday, October 18 @12 pm
Strategies for Enhancing Student Success
Class / Instruction

Previously titled Active Learning, this training will cover approaches shown to result in greater learning achievements and a reduction in drop, withdrawal, and failure rates.

Thursday, October 18 @3 pm
Effective Syllabus Design
Class / Instruction

Active learning sessions for faculty. Engage in the conversation! Lunch will be provided for sessions scheduled from 12:10-1 p.m. Snacks will be provided for sessions scheduled from 3-4:30 p.m.

Attend all four sessions to receive an AOI Teaching Series Certificate!

Friday, October 19 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Brad Ard Opus 62
Performance

Proceeds from ticket sales in the series benefit the School of Music Scholarship Fund. Tickets, on sale one hour before performances in the lobby, cost $10 general admission, $5 senior citizens (55+)and non-WSU students and free for WSU students with ID.

Sunday, October 21 @8 am
Music Major for a Day
Performance

This concert is open to the public and without charge.

Tuesday, October 23 @8 pm
Percussion Ensemble
Performance

This concert is open to the public and without charge.

Wednesday, October 24 @12 pm
Technology Test Kitchen Event 3
Class / Instruction

Come see how you can integrate VR into education. There will be a full VR setup as well as interactive content that you can utilize with a desktop computer. Discover which works best for your course.