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Wednesday, September 2 @12 pm
Foley Institute 2020 Election Event Series: Populism
Lecture
Online

Recent events in cities like Portland and Kenosha have highlighted the growing radicalization of protest. Professor Lowndes will discuss the discursive links between the Trump campaign and the emergent right- wing street violence in historical context.

Wednesday, September 2 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market.

Thursday, September 3 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Rodrigo Fernandez
Workshop / Seminar
Online

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to a colloquium featuring Dr. Rodrigo Fernandez, University of Alberta. Dr. Fernandez will present his talk, “Mass ejection, compact objects, and electromagnetic transients”.

Friday, September 4 @7:30 pm
Capricious Winds: a solo flute recital
Bryan Hall

School of Music Faculty Flutist Sophia Tegart will perfom works for solo flute by Bach, Feld, Paganini, Samuel and Uebayashi. Watch live on YouTube at WSUPullmanMusic.

Tuesday, September 8 @11 am
Energy Systems Innovation Center FA20 Zoom Seminar Series
Presentation
Online

Microgrids are small, autonomous energy systems. Microgrids are indeed a philosophy of life, coming from the idea of generating and consuming energy at the same point, thus avoiding electricity (energy) long distance transmission losses. The idea can be translated to water, food, or life.

Tuesday, September 8 @12 pm
Visiting Writers Series presents literary agent panel
Workshop / Seminar
Online

This literary agent panel is the first in an exciting series featuring award-winning poets, novelists, essayists, agents, and editors in free, public readings, student workshops, and panel discussions.

Wednesday, September 9 @3:30 pm
Ball Aerospace Information Session
Careers / Jobs
Online

Eric Coppock, SW Systems Engineer and Leona Ugbo, Recruiter will present and answer questions about Ball Aerospace.

Wednesday, September 9 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market. Washington State’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order lists farmers markets as essential businesses allowing the Pullman Farmers Market and its vendors to operate and provide access to fresh food, personal hygiene products and more.

Wednesday, September 9 @6 pm
Visiting Writers Series 1-Credit Workshop: How to be an agent/How to get an agent
Workshop / Seminar
Online

In this hands-on class, veteran literary agent Taryn Fagerness (a WSU alumna!) will teach students how to attract a literary agent to their work and the pitfalls to avoid on their journey to publication. Topic covered include: the art of writing a proposal, how to put together a list of agents to approach, current trends, and how to write the all-important query letter.

Thursday, September 10 @3:30 pm
Ball Aerospace Information Session
Careers / Jobs
Online

Eric Coppock, SW Systems Engineer and Leona Ugbo, Recruiter will present and answer questions about Ball Aerospace.

Thursday, September 10 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Meredith MacGregor
Workshop / Seminar
Online

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to a colloquium featuring Dr. Meredith MacGregor, University of Colorado Boulder. Dr. MacGregor will present her talk, “How to Form a Habitable Planet”.

Friday, September 11 @2 pm
Preliminary Exam – Marco Minutoli
Meeting
Online

This thesis proposal aims at bridging the gap between the theoretical work on approximation algorithms and efficient parallel algorithms for the Influence Maximization Problem to enable advancements in the achievable quality of results and scale.

Saturday, September 12 @12 pm
Intramural Beach Day
Exercise / Fitness
Student Recreation Center

FREE beach activities all-day, bring your friends and participate in sand volleyball, spikeball, cornhole, Kan Jam, or bucketball in the SRC Backyard!

Wednesday, September 16 @3:10 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Résumé Building
Careers / Jobs
Online

Need a résumé? Your current résumé not landing interviews? Don’t know where to start? Let us help! We will discuss format, style, and how to write a résumé that best reflects your strengths and talents.

Wednesday, September 16 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market.

Thursday, September 17 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Jillian Bellovary
Workshop / Seminar
Online

Recent discoveries of dwarf galaxies hosting active galactic nuclei (AGN) suggest that massive black holes (MBHs) may be a common occurrence in such low-mass systems.

Thursday, September 17 @5 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Résumé Building
Careers / Jobs
Online

Need a résumé? Your current résumé not landing interviews? Don’t know where to start? Let us help! We will discuss format, style, and how to write a résumé that best reflects your strengths and talents.

Wednesday, September 23 @12 pm
CES Fall 2020 speaker series – Jody Page
Online

Meet Jody Page (Carson ’96), Director of Investing, Lighter Capital. With over 20 years of finance experience, Jody runs a team of analysts looking to invest in SaaS technology companies in the PNW.

Wednesday, September 23 @3:30 pm
Pullman Farmers Market
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market.

Wednesday, September 23 @7 pm
Visiting Writers Series presents YA & middle-grade author Kelly Yang
Lecture
Online

Kelly Yang is the New York Times bestselling author of Front Desk, winner of the 2019 Asian Pacific American Award for Children’s Literature, Parachutes–YA debut novel, May 2020, Harpercollins–and Three Keys–Front Desk Sequel, Sept 2020, Scholastic.

Thursday, September 24 @12 pm
2020 Election Event Series: Politics in a Pandemic
Lecture
Online

What effects will Covid-19 have on our politics and the election? Why is the response to the pandemic so politically polarized, and what might bridge the partisan gap in America today?

Thursday, September 24 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Ying-Ju Wang
Workshop / Seminar
Online

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to a colloquium featuring Dr. Ying-Ju Wang, ColdQuanta, Inc. Dr. Wang will present her talk, “Powering the Quantum Information – Industrial R&D for Quantum Evolution”, via Zoom.

Friday, September 25 @9 am
Flu Shot Friday
Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

We welcome all students, staff and faculty to the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center for Flu Shot Friday! Get in before the official start of flu season to better protect yourself and other Cougs.

Monday, September 28 @3:10 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Career Fair Prep
Careers / Jobs
Online

You have 30 seconds to make an impression…are you ready? Prepare for the Career Expo and Technical Fair—learn how to research employers, give your best impression and network effectively.

Monday, September 28 @4:10 pm
CHE 598 Seminar: Managing Carbon, Growing Economies
Workshop / Seminar
Online

GTI is a leading research, development and training organization focused on solving global energy and environmental challenges by developing technology-driven solutions for consumers, industry, and government.

Monday, September 28 @5:30 pm
ENERCON Information Session
Careers / Jobs
Online

Come meet ENERCON virtually on September 28th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM PDT and learn about design engineering from some of their talented engineers!

Tuesday, September 29 @4:05 pm
ProPEL Workshop: Career Fair Prep
Careers / Jobs
Online

You have 30 seconds to make an impression…are you ready? Prepare for the Career Expo and Technical Fair—learn how to research employers, give your best impression and network effectively.

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

The Pullman Farmers Market returns for its 12th season to offer the community a mid-week farmers market.