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Monday, October 1 @4 pm
Town Halls 2018: College of Veterinary Medicine
Meeting
Bustad Hall

Ramping Up Our Drive to 25, and Answers to Your Questions

College of Veterinary Medicine faculty, staff and students at WSU Pullman are invited to learn about and discuss the university’s priorities with President Kirk Schulz and Provost Dan Bernardo.

Among the topics to be discussed: the Drive to 25, university…

Tuesday, October 2 @10 am
Career Expo
Beasley Coliseum

On Tuesday, October 2, Beasley Coliseum will be full of employers looking to recruit Washington State University students.

Tuesday, October 2 @12 pm
Town Halls 2018: Carson College of Business
Meeting
Todd Hall

Ramping Up Our Drive to 25, and Answers to Your Questions

Carson College faculty, staff and students at WSU Pullman are invited to learn about and discuss the university’s priorities with President Kirk Schulz and Provost Dan Bernardo.

Among the topics to be discussed: the Drive to 25, university accomplishments…

Tuesday, October 2 @4 pm
Town Halls 2018: College of Arts and Sciences
Meeting
Compton Union Building

Ramping Up Our Drive to 25, and Answers to Your Questions

College of Arts and Sciences faculty, staff and students at WSU Pullman are invited to learn about and discuss the university’s priorities with President Kirk Schulz and Provost Dan Bernardo.

Among the topics to be discussed: the Drive to…

Wednesday, October 3 @9 am
85th Annual Quarter Century Club Celebration
Compton Union Building

The annual Quarter Century Club (QCC) breakfast is a special opportunity to honor the newest WSU employees to reach the impressive milestone of 25 years of service to the University. In 2018, 43 employees will reach their 25-year milestones with WSU.

Wednesday, October 3 @11:30 am
VCEA Safety Training
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

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

Wednesday, October 3 @12 pm
Town Halls 2018: Honors College and Office of Undergraduate Education
Meeting
Honors Hall

Ramping Up Our Drive to 25, and Answers to Your Questions

Honors College faculty, staff and students at WSU Pullman are invited to learn about and discuss the university’s priorities with President Kirk Schulz and Provost Dan Bernardo.

Among the topics to be discussed: the Drive to 25, university accomplishments…

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.

Wednesday, October 3 @8 pm
Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Performance
Bryan Hall

Under the direction of Dr. Troy Bennefield with guest conductor Angelina Gomez, the Symphonic Band will perform classic and brand new works by Hugh Stuart, Andrew Boss, and William Owens. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Danh Pahm and guest conductor Dr. Chris Dickey, will perform works by John Zdechlik, Robert Jager, Julie Giroux, and the masterful 6th Symphony by Vincent Persichetti.

Thursday, October 4 @11 am
Seminar: “Interfacial effects in highly flexible electronics”
Lecture
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

Please join us for a presentation by Yeasir Arafat, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering candidate. He will discuss how interfaces can play a critical role in enhancing the stretchability of interconnects to be used in highly flexible electronics.

Thursday, October 4 @4 pm
WSU/UI Geological Sciences Seminar Series Presents
Lecture
Webster Physical Science Building

Speaker: Kevin Lindsey, Principal Hydrogeologist, GeoEngineers, Inc.

Seminar Title: Groundwater Conditions in the CRBG, Central Columbia Basin: Stories from CBGWMA, Umatilla Basin, WWB, and Elsewhe

Thursday, October 4 @4:10 pm
Distinguished Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Christoph Boehme
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a distinguished colloquium featuring Christoph Boehme, Physics & Astronomy, University of Utah. Dr. Boehme will present their talk, “Spintronics of weakly spin-orbit coupled materials.”

Thursday, October 4 @4:15 pm
Greece info session (#1)
Meeting
Todd Hall

Come learn about our study abroad opportunities to Greece.

Thursday, October 4 @4:30 pm
Coffee and Politics: Fantasyland
Compton Union Building

Join Kurt Andersen, author of the bestselling book “Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire,” in the CUB Junior Ballroom, as he discusses the crumbling border between opinion and fact in America in the era of fake news.

Thursday, October 4 @8 pm
Student Recital: Michael J. Williams, compositon
Performance
Bryan Hall

Composition student, Michael J. Williams, presents a concert featuring music written for solo and chamber groups, including a cello solo, piano and alto saxophone duo, woodwind trio, trio for cello, flute, and violin; and a brass quartet.

Friday, October 5 @10 am
Flu Shot Friday
Washington Building

Get your flu vaccine! The number one way to prevent the spread of the flu in our community is by getting a flu vaccine.

Friday, October 5 @1 pm
Business Technology Symposium
Lecture
Compton Union Building

Annual Business Technology Symposium: Panel discussion from industry experts in business technology.

Panel speakers from Dell, Heptio, and Schweitzer.

Friday, October 5 @1 pm
Business Technology Symposium
Conference / Symposium
Compton Union Building

Learn about technology careers and how technology drives value in successful businesses at the annual Business Technology Symposium in the CUB Auditorium hosted by the Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship the WSU Carson College of Business.

Friday, October 5 @4 pm
IM Capture the Flag Tournament
Recreational / Games
Student Recreation Center

The Capture the Flag Tournament will happen at the Valley Road Play fields. Pool play will begin at 4 p.m.

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

88Squared, a keyboard collaboration between School of Music faculty Jeffrey Savage and Karen Savage will present variations for two-pianos by Brahms, Liebermann, and Saint-Saens, based on works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

Saturday, October 6 All day
Cougar Crew Rent-a-Rower
Off Campus

Use the following form to contact Ramiro Gonzalez, Rent-a-Rower coordinator and Vice Commodore, to request Rent-A-Rower information or propose a project for us.

Saturday, October 6 @8 am
OctOboeFest NW
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

OctOboeFest NW is designed to engage oboists from across the Northwest with a full day of presentations, master classes, exhibits, and an evening concert.

Saturday, October 6 @10 am
Palouse Throwdown
Exercise / Fitness

The 5th annual Palouse Throwdown will once again be hosted at the Chinook Student Center in the heart of the WSU campus with both scaled and Rx divisions!

Monday, October 8 @1:40 pm
VCEA Donuts With the Dean
Sloan Hall

Join your Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Dean, Mary Rezac, for donuts and conversation.

Monday, October 8 @4 pm
Dean’s Office Hours
Meeting
Carpenter Hall

Dean Rezac will hold Voiland College office hours on October 8, November 19, December 19.  Ten-minute spots will be available for individuals or small, themed groups. Reserve your spot!

Monday, October 8 @8 pm
Guest Recital: Kate Jenkins, trombone
Performance
Bryan Hall

Kate Jenkins lives in North Augusta, South Carolina where she is the director of the Augusta University Music Conservatory Program and the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society.

Tuesday, October 9 @5 pm
“Green Fire,” a film about Aldo Leopold
Film Screening
Goertzen Hall

Buddy Huffaker, the President & Executive Director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, will screen and discuss the documentary Green Fire.

Tuesday, October 9 @5 pm
University Recreation Hiring Session
Careers / Jobs
Compton Union Building

University Recreation is one of the largest student employers on the WSU Pullman campus. We strive to provide opportunities for student development, growth, and learning through job experiences.

Tuesday, October 9 @8 pm
Jazz Concert
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

The concert will feature WSU Jazz Band I under the direction of Brian Ward and will feature many of the school’s most talented soloists and ensemble musicians.

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)

Wednesday, October 10 @4:10 pm
CIRC Research Computing Seminar
Spark

The Center for Institutional Research Computing’s October seminar will be given by Dr. Larry Holder.

Title: Mining Patterns and Anomalies from Dynamic Networks

Wednesday, October 10 @4:10 pm
Center for Reproductive Biology Seminar: Panshak Dakup; Dr. Shobhan Gadameedhi Laboratory
Workshop / Seminar
Biotechnology Life Sciences

Sponsored by the Center for Reproductive Biology Washington State University and the University of Idaho

Works in Progress Seminar

Title: Role of the circadian clock and sex in UVR signaling and melanomagenesis

Presented by: Panshak Dakup Dr. Shobhan Gaddameedhi Washington State University, Spokane

Refreshments available

Wednesday, October 10 @4:15 pm
Spain Info Session (#1)
Meeting
Todd Hall

Come learn about our study abroad opportunities to Spain.

Study Aboard Info Session is for Carson College of Business enrolled students only.

Wednesday, October 10 @5 pm
The Aldo Leopold Foundation: Land Ethic in the 21st Century
Lecture
Goertzen Hall

For over 20 years Buddy Huffaker, the President & Executive Director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, has been instrumental in advancing the Leopold Foundation’s efforts to ecologically manage the Leopold Shack and Farm National Historic Landmark, and advocating for an ethic of care for people, land and all that connects them.

Wednesday, October 10 @5 pm
University Recreation Hiring Session
Careers / Jobs
Compton Union Building

University Recreation is one of the largest student employers on the WSU Pullman campus. We strive to provide opportunities for student development, growth, and learning through job experiences.

Wednesday, October 10 @5 pm
SDC Distinguished Guest Lecture: Buddy Huffaker
Goertzen Hall

For over 20 years Buddy has been instrumental in advancing the Leopold Foundation’s efforts to ecologically manage the Leopold Shack and Farm National Historic Landmark, and advocating for an ethic of care for people, land and all that connects them.

Thursday, October 11 @10:30 am
Get Your Flu Vaccine!
Bustad Hall

Flu season is approaching fast! You can prevent the flu by getting vaccinated at one of our Flu Shot Friday events or by making an appointment with your health care provider.

Thursday, October 11 @4:10 pm
Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Eric Sorte
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Eric Sorte, Sandia National Lab. Dr. Sorte will present their talk, “Impact of Hydration and Sulfonation on the Morphology and Ionic Conductivity of SDAPP Proton Exchange Membranes.”

Thursday, October 11 @7 pm
SEB Presents: Yung Pinch w/ Jack Harlow
Compton Union Building

Yung Pinch is bringing the beach to WSU! The California rapper and singer will perform live in the CUB Sr. Ballroom

Friday, October 12 @10 am
Flu Shot Friday
Washington Building

Get your flu vaccine! The number one way to prevent the spread of the flu in our community is by getting a flu vaccine.

Friday, October 12 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Memories in Song
Performance
Bryan Hall

Oscar Wilde once said “Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memories.” Reminding the audience of special moments, people and places in their lives through song will be Associate Professor Julie Anne Wieck, soprano and Elena Panchenko, piano.

Saturday, October 13 @8 am
ElectroAcoustic Mini Festival
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

This year’s festival will feature WSU School of Music professor Ryan M. Hare (https://soundcloud.com/ryan-m-hare), a bassoonist and composer who performs actively internationally as a solo, chamber, and orchestral musician.

Monday, October 15 @8 pm
Guest Artist: U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet “Pershing’s Own”
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

An element of The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” the quintet is frequently called upon in support of high-level military and civilian events at the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the Pentagon, and other locations around Washington, DC.

Tuesday, October 16 @9 am
Town Halls 2018: Department of Athletics
Meeting

Ramping Up Our Drive to 25, and Answers to Your Questions

Department of Athletics staff and student athletes at WSU Pullman are invited to learn about and discuss the university’s priorities with President Kirk Schulz and Provost Dan Bernardo.

Among the topics to be discussed: the Drive to 25, university accomplishments…

Tuesday, October 16 @10 am
Kate Gilmore: In Your Way
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

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 @10:30 am
Safety, Health and Security Fair
Compton Union Building

Join us for the WSU Safety, Health and Security Fair & Awards Ceremony. Come learn about the many resources available to you here on campus and in the community.

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.

Wednesday, October 17 All day
3rd Annual COUGS in SPACE Day
Careers / Jobs
Goertzen Hall

Astronaut and Coug alum John Fabian, ME ’62, and employers from space industry giants Blue Origin, NASA, and Raytheon Company visit Washington State University to recruit and teach students about careers in the space industry.

Wednesday, October 17 @2 pm
School of Languages, Cultures, and Race Launch Party
Thompson Hall

Come to the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race Launch Party! Join us for cake and a world-tour of refreshments! Explore one of the most iconic and historic buildings on the WSU Pullman campus.

Wednesday, October 17 @4:10 pm
Department of Anthropology Colloquium
Lecture
Thompson Hall

Arabian Nights Magic: Orientalism and the Islamicate fantasy film in Indian cinema history
Dr. Rosie Thomas
University of Westminster, London

Thursday, October 18 @11 am
Seminar: “Role of Seams in Modifying Direction of Baseball Pitches”
Lecture
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

Please join us for a presentation by Professor Barton Smith, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University. His presentation will be on the role of seams in modifying the direction of baseball pitches.

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

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
Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE)

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 @10 am
Flu Shot Friday
Washington Building

Flu season is approaching fast, get your flu vaccine now! You can prevent the flu by getting vaccinated at one of our Flu Shot Friday events or by making an appointment with your health care provider.

Friday, October 19 @3:10 pm
Graduate Recital: Raul E. Blanco, piano
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

Raul E. Blanco will be performing a selection of his own original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards.This performance will serve as fulfillment for the requirements of class MUS 522.

Friday, October 19 @3:30 pm
The Distinguished Scholars Celebration
Reception / Open House
Compton Union Building

Everyone is welcome to attend the Distinguished Scholars Celebration. Recognized at the ceremony will be WSU’s newest recipients of prestigious, nationally competitive scholarships, such as the Fulbright, Rhodes, NSF Graduate Student Fellowship, Gilman, Udall, and Hollings.

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

Brad will be performing original works as well as selections from standard repertoire with his group ‘Fatt Jazz’. This is a quartet including Dan Smith on drums, Dave Snider on bass and Mindy Ard on percussion.

Saturday, October 20 @9 am
Shark Week 5k
Off Campus

A 5k to raise money for WSU Shark Conservation Club’s shark tagging expedition.

Saturday, October 20 @11 am
Pre-game barbecue to raise funds for WSU Dreamers

Washington State University’s Multicultural Student Services invites the community to a pre-game barbecue and raffle on Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the ZZU Club + Grub in Pullman.

Saturday, October 20 @12 pm
Pets and Petrol
Off Campus

We know AEC loves pets, so we’re giving you the chance to bring your furry (or scaley) friends of all shapes and sizes to our first Pets and Petrol meet!

Monday, October 22 All day
Pac-12 Challenge
Athletics / Sports

It’s that time of year when Cougs have the chance to take on the rest of the Pac-12 to show off who has the most dedication to living a healthy, active life.

Monday, October 22 @8 am
Music Major for a Day
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

The Washington State University School of Music would like to invite prospective students and their parents/guardians to its Fall 2018 MUSIC MAJOR FOR A DAY open house. Enjoy a day in beautiful Pullman, WA and see what a typical schedule is like for a music major.

Monday, October 22 @4:15 pm
Ireland Info Session (#2)
Meeting
Todd Hall

Come learn about our study abroad opportunities to Ireland.

Study Aboard Info Session is for Carson College of Business enrolled students only.

Tuesday, October 23 @4:15 pm
Tanzania Info Session #2
Meeting
Todd Hall

Come learn about our study abroad opportunities to Tanzania.

Study Aboard Info Session is for Carson College of Business enrolled students only.

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.

Wednesday, October 24 @5 pm
AquaPatch
Student Recreation Center

Come and join us at the SRC Pool! We will be floating 100+ pumpkins in the SRC Pool which anyone with an SRC membership can come to the pool and pick a pumpkin out of the pool.

Thursday, October 25 @4:10 pm
Distinguished Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Ronald Walsworth
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Ronald Walsworth, Department of Physics, Harvard University. Dr. Walsworth will present their talk, “Magnetic sensing using quantum defects in diamond.”

Thursday, October 25 @4:15 pm
Italy/France Info Session (#2)
Meeting
Todd Hall

Come learn about our study abroad opportunities to Italy and France.

Study Aboard Info Session is for Carson College of Business enrolled students only.

Thursday, October 25 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Pipes and Brass
Performance
Bryan Hall

Brass and pipe organ music featuring two Washington State University faculty ensembles: En Chamade and Equinox with Kirk McMichael, bagpipes.

Friday, October 26 @10 am
Flu Shot Friday
Washington Building

Get your flu vaccine! The number one way to prevent the spread of the flu in our community is by getting a flu vaccine.

Saturday, October 27 All day
Cougar Crew Rent-a-Rower
Off Campus

Use the following form to contact Ramiro Gonzalez, Rent-a-Rower coordinator and Vice Commodore, to request Rent-A-Rower information or propose a project for us.

Saturday, October 27 All day
2018 Women in Agriculture Conference

Pump Up Your Financial Fitness is the theme for the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference. The day will include featured speakers, a local panel of women farmers and an opportunity to learn, network and be inspired.

Sunday, October 28 @8 pm
Guest Recital: Danielle Kuhlmann, horn
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

Praised by The New York Times for her fearless and seductive playing, Seattle native Danielle Kuhlmann returns home to join the Seattle Symphony after a three-year tenure with the San Diego Symphony.

Monday, October 29 @3:45 pm
InQueery Symposium 2018
Conference / Symposium
Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

InQueery is an annual event that brings together scholars, students, and WSU community members to envision the future of queer theory and politics.

Monday, October 29 @4:15 pm
China Info Session (#2)
Meeting
Todd Hall

Come learn about our study abroad opportunities to China.

Study Aboard Info Session is for Carson College of Business enrolled students only.