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Friday, October 1 @9:30 am
WSU brand training: Web Design System and Social Media Usage
Online

Learn how to apply key elements of WSU’s updated brand to your own university communications during this two-hour training session. University Marketing and Communications staff will address how to apply the brand to websites and social media.

Monday, October 4 @12 pm
WSU Virtual Career Expo
Academic Success & Career Center

For this year’s WSU Career Expo and VCEA Technical Fair we will be hosting both a virtual option and an in-person option to help you connect with employers wherever you are located. Employers are looking to hire for internships, full-time and part-time positions.

Monday, October 4 @3 pm
Marathon Petroleum Mock Interview Session
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Join professional engineers for a session on interview how-to’s and elevator pitches followed by small group mock interviews.

Monday, October 4 @3 pm
School of Languages, Cultures, and Race Lecture Series
Avery Hall

Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo—Professor of CES and Director􀇡 School of Languages, Cultures, and Race presenting: Identities and the Matter of Choice (or More Simply, All Identities are Chosen…with Consequences)

Monday, October 4 @4 pm
Manson Construction Company Info Session
Carpenter Hall

Manson Construction will be recruiting students who are majoring in Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Construction Management.

Monday, October 4 @5 pm
Walton Lecture – Supply Chain Risk in the COVID Era
Online

Nathan Mallory, director of risk management and insurance – The Americas for Expeditors International, will present “Supply Chain Risk in the COVID Era” via a Zoom webinar.

Monday, October 4 @5 pm
CAHNRS Career & Internship Networking Night
Ensminger Pavillion

Career Fair Description: Explore career and internship opportunities, on-site interviews with industry partners, Dress for Success, bring your resume, gain industry connections, and scholarship raffles for CAHNRS undergraduate students.

Monday, October 4 @5:30 pm
SWE evening with industry
Careers / Jobs
Compton Union Building

Get a chance to connect with Industry representatives who will be attending WSU’s fall Career Expo and VCEA Technical Fair.

Monday, October 4 @7:30 pm
Guest Recital – Jim Stephenson
Bryan Hall

PROGRAM

The Music of James Stephenson

We feature the music of Composer-in-Residence James Stephenson. Works include his “there are no words” and the incredible Bassoon Concerto “Dialogue of Self and Soul”.

Tuesday, October 5 @8 am
Coffee & Donuts with the Public Power Internship Program
Careers / Jobs
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Building

Come out and network with the Public Power team to learn more about their internship program with some coffee and donuts! For more information, contact Sarah Giomi at smgiomi@energy-northwest.com.

Tuesday, October 5 @10:10 am
Workshop – Intro to Kamiak – Fall 2021
Online

CIRC will host a hands-on introductory workshop introducing basic HPC concepts and teaching users to submit jobs to an HPC. Learn to utilize freely available computing resources on WSU’s Kamiak HPC to power your research!

Tuesday, October 5 @12 pm
Immigration and Inequality
Foley Institute

Professor Aaron Bobrow- Strain from Whitman College will discuss how problems at the US- Mexico border are not solely a feature of failed immigration policies, but part of a larger story of an inequality involving deindustrialization, the destruction of unions, and the creation of a border security industrial complex.

Tuesday, October 5 @5 pm
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMF Information Session
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMF is seeking engineering (ChemE, CE, EE, ME) graduates and prospective graduates to fill vacancies as nuclear, general, electrical, mechanical and civil engineers to work in the largest industrial maintenance facility in the Pacific.

Tuesday, October 5 @5 pm
Chief Architect Info Session
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Join Chief Architect Software at their info session to learn more about the company and their career and internship opportunities!

Tuesday, October 5 @5 pm
Insurance Industry Professionals Night
Online

The Carson College of Business will offer Insurance Industry Professionals Night, a free panel presentation open to the public via a zoom webinar.

Tuesday, October 5 @7:30 pm
Faculty Artist Series – Dr. Keri McCarthy, Oboe
Bryan Hall

PROGRAM

Utopia Repaired: New American Music for Oboe

Utopia Repaired is a recital of new music for oboe from American composers Alex Shapiro (Washington), Laura Kaminsky (New York), Ingrid Stölzel (Kansas), and James Stephenson (Illinois). These works are part of an upcoming album by Keri E. McCarthy, oboe professor…

Wednesday, October 6 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

Local vendors gather to provide access to seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs.

Wednesday, October 6 @4 pm
WSU TownHall 2021: Honors College

The 2021-22 academic year offers numerous opportunities for the University to continue advancing its mission to serve the needs of the state of Washington and beyond.

Wednesday, October 6 @7:30 pm
WSU Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Bryan Hall

WSU Bands Return!

Come celebrate the return of live performances with the WSU Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Works by Jennifer Jolley and Frank Ticheli. Also, we will feature composers-in-residence James Stephenson and Zachery Meier.

Thursday, October 7 All day
WSLA conference and meet & greet
Careers / Jobs

Come meet and greet those working for the Wynn-Smith Landscape Architecture. Learn about the organization by attending a conference and networking with others.

Thursday, October 7 @9 am
Hort club’s succulent sale
Terrell Mall

Hort club’s 2 nd succulent plant sale.

Terrell Mall Thursday, Oct., 7th 9 am to 3 pm

5-1/2″ pots, $7.50 ea.

Echevarias and aeoniums for sale, cash or check.

Thursday, October 7 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Amy Reines
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Amy Reines, Department of Physics at Montana State University. Dr. Reines will present their talk, “Supermassive Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies”.

Thursday, October 7 @4:15 pm
The Holocaust, Neo-Nazism, and White Supremacy
Online

Panelists will explore the development of national and international white supremacist organizations during the 20th century, their relationship to each other and to Nazi movements.

Thursday, October 7 @4:30 pm
Jacob Riddle Exhibition & Artist Talk
Lecture
Fine Arts Building

The Fine Arts Department presents an exhibition of work by Jacob Riddle, Assistant Professor, Career Track, Digital Technology and Culture.

Friday, October 8 All day
Upcoming October Planetarium Shows
Sloan Hall

Come along with a young woman on her personal quest to find a special place in the night sky. Narrated by Roxann Dawson, Chief Engineer B’Elanna Torres of TV’s Star Trek: Voyager.

Friday, October 8 All day
WSLA conference and meet & greet
Careers / Jobs

Come meet and greet those working for the Wynn-Smith Landscape Architecture. Learn about the organization by attending a conference and networking with others.

Friday, October 8 @8 am
Visitor Center Homecoming Weekend Open House
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center is extending its business hours to welcome Cougar fans, alumni, students and supporters to this year’s Homecoming weekend.

Friday, October 8 @3 pm
AER/I Chemistry Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Todd Hall

Uranothorite (Th1-xUxSiO4) solid solution is of great interest because of its geological relevance and potential applications as a nuclear waste form for actinides.

Friday, October 8 @4:10 pm
Department of Chemistry Physical Chemistry Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Fulmer Hall

Terrestrial animals coordinate the elastic properties of their limbs’ joints during locomotion by activating specific muscles at specific times.

Saturday, October 9 @8 am
Visitor Center Homecoming Weekend Open House
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center is extending its business hours to welcome Cougar fans, alumni, students and supporters to this year’s Homecoming weekend.

Staff will be available to assist fans with information for the home football game against the Oregon State Beavers, including wayfinding and directions, pregame activities, general parking…

Monday, October 11 @3:10 pm
Northwest Institute for Cybersecurity Education and Research (CySER) Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Supported by the VICEROY initiative of the Department of Defense, the CySER Institute is a consortium of five institutions in the Northwest led by WSU with the University of Idaho, Montana State University, Columbia Basin College, and Central Washington University as partners.

Monday, October 11 @4:10 pm
Chemistry Departmental Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Fulmer Hall

Self-organization and assembly processes are crucial steps in the making of a wide range of materials and, in turn, have a great impact on their performance. For instance, the crystal structure, or polymorph, that forms during nucleation often dictates the bioavailability of pharmaceutical drugs, or the mechanical and catalytic properties of metal alloys and inorganic nanoparticles.

Monday, October 11 @6 pm
SDC Movie Night: Edward Scissorhands
Social
Carpenter Hall

Bring your buddies, grab some snacks and come join us in watching Edward Scissorhands! ✂️ This event will be hosted by the Student Connections Committee.

Monday, October 11 @7 pm
Tai Verdes Concert
Compton Union Building

Student tickets are only available for Washington State University students. Proof of current enrollment will be required upon entry.

Tuesday, October 12 @11 am
World Music Day
Bryan Hall

World Music Day: Strings Around the World

Featuring:

Crimson Ties: WSU World Music Ensemble

WSU Guitar Ensemble

Raza NorthWest: Traditional Son jarocho

Tuesday, October 12 @12 pm
Gentrification in rural Washington
Foley Institute

WSU Professor Jennifer Sherman will be discussing the inequalities of the communities of rural Washington.

Tuesday, October 12 @7:30 pm
Jazz Concert
Kimbrough Music Building

PROGRAM

The Washington State University School of Music will present their first jazz concert of the year on Tuesday, October 12, at 7:30pm, in Kimbrough Concert Hall. The concert will feature faculty ensemble Jazz Northwest, the award-winning WSU Jazz Big Band and Big Band II under the direction of Regents Professor and Coordinator of Jazz Studies Greg Yasinitsky.

Wednesday, October 13 @9 am
Finding your key to happiness
Online

In this inspiring webinar, you will learn about the foundations of the science of happiness, including concepts and theories, ranging from ancient Greek philosophies to positive psychology, and how to embrace them in your daily life.

Wednesday, October 13 @2 pm
Tabletop Letterpress Printing: An Introduction and Demonstration
Class / Instruction
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

On Wednesday October 13, from 2-4 p.m. join representatives from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU (JSMA) and WSU’s Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) for an introduction to MASC’s recently acquired tabletop letterpress.

Wednesday, October 13 @3 pm
FAFSA/WASFA Fest
Commons Student Center

WSU students can receive free assistance with their financial aid applications during the Office of Academic Engagement’s fifth annual FAFSA/WASFA Fest events!

Wednesday, October 13 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

Local vendors gather to provide access to seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs.

Wednesday, October 13 @4 pm
Cover Letter Pitch (Voiland College ProPEL)
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Wondering how to write an engaging cover letter? You’ll learn how to weave together your strengths with specific examples to write targeted cover letters that emphasize your fit or the job!

Wednesday, October 13 @5 pm
AquaPatch
Student Recreation Center

Our pool/aquatic pumpkin patch is just the place for you to get your Fall necessity, the pumpkin! You can get in the pool and pick one out yourself or you can come in dressed and our staff in the pool will hand you the one that you point to and you can take it home.

Thursday, October 14 @3 pm
Cover Letter Pitch (Voiland College ProPEL)
Careers / Jobs
Carpenter Hall

Wondering how to write an engaging cover letter? You’ll learn how to weave together your strengths with specific examples to write targeted cover letters that emphasize your fit or the job!

Thursday, October 14 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Craig Cahillane
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Craig Cahillane, LIGO/CalTech. Dr. Cahillane will present their talk, “Controls and Inference for Current and Future Gravitational Wave Detectors”.

Friday, October 15 All day
October Planetarium Shows
Workshop / Seminar
Sloan Hall

Seeing! A photon’s journey across space and time.

Friday, October 15 @4:10 pm
Department of Chemistry Physical Chemistry Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Fulmer Hall

With the growing concern over global climate change and increasing amounts of greenhouse gases contributing to said changes, alternative approaches to energy production for large scale power grid supply and small-scale transport vehicles have been studied in earnest. 

Friday, October 15 @7:30 pm
Vocal Extravaganza
Bryan Hall

WSU School of Music will present the 2021 Family Weekend Vocal Extravaganza on Friday October 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm in Bryan Hall Theatre. This concert is free to the public and donations are welcome. Audience members will be required to wear masks. WSU’s Opera Workshop, University Singers, and Concert Choir will perform.

Saturday, October 16 @11 am
Pumpkin Drop
Recreational / Games
Webster Physical Science Building

Join us on Family Weekend for a smashing good time at the 16th Annual Pumpkin Drop. Sponsored by the Physics and Astronomy Club, this pre-game, gravity-bound extravaganza celebrates the fun side of science by dropping pumpkins of all shapes and sizes from the highest point in Pullman: the 12th floor of Webster Hall.

Monday, October 18 @4:10 pm
Department of Chemistry Departmental Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Fulmer Hall

Protein arginine methylation is a post-translational modification catalyzed by the Protein Arginine Methyltransferase (PRMT) enzyme family.

Monday, October 18 @5 pm
Ceco Concrete Construction Information Session
Careers / Jobs
Carpenter Hall

Ceco Concrete Construction is hosting an on-campus Information Session! Come learn about open positions for New Graduates and Interns! Ceco is a nation-wide leading provider of concrete formwork services for the construction industry.

Tuesday, October 19 @5:30 pm
WSU’s Visiting Writers Series welcomes Whiting Award winner Brian Blanchfield
Lecture
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Brian Blanchfield is the author of three books of poetry and prose, including Proxies: Essays Near Knowing and A Several World, which received, respectively, a 2016 Whiting Award in Nonfiction and the 2014 Academy of American Poets’ James Laughlin Award.

Tuesday, October 19 @5:30 pm
SDC Lecture: Ray Calabro & Kyle Philips
Lecture
Goertzen Hall

Ray Calabro FAIA MRAIC, a principal in the Seattle studio of the nationally-recognized architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. Ray & Kyle will present a selection of new work ranging from a multi-disciplinary academic maker space at Carnegie Mellon University to a small cabin in British Columbia.

Wednesday, October 20 @9 am
NExT Quarterly Symposium
Careers / Jobs
Online

The Evergreen State has been a leader in aerospace manufacturing for over a century and in recent years has also become home to two of the fastest growing segments in the industry, Space Exploration and Satellites.

Wednesday, October 20 @12 pm
WSU TownHall 2021: Carson College of Business
Online

The 2021-22 academic year offers numerous opportunities for the University to continue advancing its mission to serve the needs of the state of Washington and beyond.

Wednesday, October 20 @2 pm
Editing Edith Wharton in a Digital Age
Avery Hall

For the past two years, the Lewis A. and Stella G. Buchanan-sponsored project “Editing Edith Wharton in a Digital Age” has brought together graduate students and professionals in the field to prepare an edition of Wharton’s 1905 novel The House of Mirth, part of 30-volume series of her works to be published by Oxford University Press.

Wednesday, October 20 @7:30 pm
Guest Artist – Tuba
Bryan Hall

PROGRAM

Continuing with Oktubafest, this year’s guest artist is Jeremy Crawford (Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Alabama). He will play an eclectic recital of music from his recent albums and newly composed tuba music. Crawford will be joined by Karen Nguyen on piano.

Thursday, October 21 @11:30 am
Life Essentials Thursday: Flash Talks
Online

Experts from across the WSU system deliver practical information on emotional health topics and connect you with a network of support in your campus community.

Thursday, October 21 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Armita Nourmohammad
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The adaptive immune system consists of highly diverse B and T cells whose unique surface receptors enables them to mount specific responses against a multitude of pathogens.

Thursday, October 21 @7:30 pm
Guest Artist – Jennifer Cavanaugh, Oboe and English Horn
Bryan Hall

PROGRAM

Performing Yamaha Artist, Jennifer Cavanaugh (University of Montana), will perform a program of recent music for oboe and English horn. WSU professors Keri McCarthy (oboe) and Yuna Roh (piano) assist with charming works by Thea Musgrave and Alyssa Morris. Solo repertoire for oboe and English horn include works…

Friday, October 22 @8 am
Visitor Center football weekend open house
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

Staff will be available to assist fans with game day information, including wayfinding and directions, pregame activities, general parking permit sales and information, and other transportation options.

Friday, October 22 @11:30 am
Fun Facts Friday: Flash Talks
Online

Experts from across the WSU system deliver practical information on emotional health topics and connect you with a network of support in your campus community.

Friday, October 22 @4:10 pm
Department of Chemistry PChem Seminar 10/22/21
Workshop / Seminar
Fulmer Hall

Bimetallic metal nanoparticles are of broad interest due to their unique optical and catalytic properties which provide hybrid characteristics in comparison to monometallic counterparts.

Friday, October 22 @7:30 pm
Faculty Artist Series – Dr. Christopher Wilson, Percussion
Bryan Hall

PROGRAM

Christopher Wilson will present an evening of exciting music for marimba, including the world premiere of a piece by Professor Emeritus David Jarvis as well as other works by Keiko Abe, Eric Sammut, and WSU alumnus Zachery Meier. The recital will feature Professor of Bassoon Jacqueline Wilson.

Saturday, October 23 @10 am
Grand opening of WSU’s Trimble Technology Lab, October 23
Reception / Open House
Carpenter Hall

Washington State University will celebrate the grand opening of the Trimble Technology Lab in the School of Design and Construction, part of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture on WSU’s Pullman campus.

Monday, October 25 All day
Music Major for a Day
Kimbrough Music Building

BE A MUSIC MAJOR FOR A DAY!

The Washington State University School of Music would like to invite prospective students and their parents/guardians to its Fall 2021 MUSIC MAJOR FOR A DAY open house. Join us in experiencing a day in the life of a WSU music student. This event…

Monday, October 25 All day
SDC Gallery Exhibition: “Out in front: Landscape leading”
Exhibition
Carpenter Hall

Come enjoy this fantastic new exhibition titled “Out in Front: Landscape Leading,” an exhibition featuring projects, interventions, or proposals in which the work of landscape architects plays a prime role in shaping the built environment.