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Tuesday, October 1 @10 am
Career Expo shuttle for students

For this year’s Fall Career Expo and VCEA technical fair, there will be a shuttle running from Beasley to the CUB to save students some time walking across campus.

Tuesday, October 1 @11:10 am
Web Conferencing via Zoom
Workshop / Seminar
Spark

Educational Technology Tool training sessions will explore WSU’s educational technology available to you. Technology tools can enhance the learning experience by providing opportunities for student engagement, content review, tutorials, and reinforcement of reading. You can attend any session in Spark 102 (Pullman campus) or virtually.

Tuesday, October 1 @3 pm
2019 CDSC Summer Fellows Showcase
Holland Library

For the fourth year, the CDSC sponsored three fellowship projects at the WSU Pullman campus. The six-week summer fellowships offer faculty and graduate students planning assistance along with technical training for projects that use digital tools, technologies, or platforms to develop research and teaching agendas.

Tuesday, October 1 @3:15 pm
Genie Engineering information session
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Come hear from manufacturing and design engineers from Genie! We will have a presentation, Q&A, and pizza!

Tuesday, October 1 @3:30 pm
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard info session
Careers / Jobs
Sloan Hall

Come learn about Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in this info session! All engineering students are invited.

Tuesday, October 1 @4:30 pm
Micron Technology info session
Careers / Jobs
Carpenter Hall

Come learn about Micron Technology and the employment opportunities they offer!

Tuesday, October 1 @5:30 pm
Ceco Concrete Construction Info Session
Careers / Jobs
Sloan Hall

Come learn about Ceco Concrete Construction and the opportunities available to students and graduates.
Civil Engineering and Construction Management students are encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, October 1 @6 pm
Traylor Bros Info Session
Careers / Jobs
Sloan Hall

Traylor Bros., Inc., a heavy civil, marine and underground contractor, is seeking graduates of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,

Tuesday, October 1 @6:30 pm
Clark Construction Info Session
Careers / Jobs
Sloan Hall

Join us for an informational Session to network with Clark team members and learn more about our Western Region’s business operations, resources, and projects. Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and Construction Management students are encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, October 1 @7 pm
Palouse French Film Festival
Film Screening

The story of a liberal nurse who finds herself as the number-one candidate of a far-right political party in a fictional town’s upcoming local election. Engaged but apolitical, she lets herself get pushed around.

Wednesday, October 2 @12 pm
Psychoanalysis and the politics of conspiracy
Bryan Hall

Why do some people believe in conspiracy theories while others do not? Can treating these beliefs like a pathology provide solutions to political conflict?

Wednesday, October 2 @3 pm
Boeing Innovation Challenge kKickoff
Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE)

You are invited to put your creativity to the test and form a team to be part of the 2019 Boeing Innovation Challenge!

Wednesday, October 2 @3:10 pm
Blackboard Learn: Basics
Class / Instruction
Spark

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along. You can attend any session in Spark 102 (Pullman campus) or virtually.

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

Join the Pullman Farmers Market for fresh farm products, artisan goods, handmade items, live music and more 3:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.

Wednesday, October 2 @4:30 pm
Global internship opportunities info session
Careers / Jobs
Carpenter Hall

Come learn about Global Internship Opportunities for students majoring in Architecture, Computer Science, Engineering & Technology fields.

Wednesday, October 2 @5 pm
Boeing Innovation Challenge Kickoff
Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE)

You are invited to put your creativity to the test and form a team to be part of the 2019 Boeing Innovation Challenge!

Wednesday, October 2 @6 pm
Walsh Construction (Portland) Info Session
Careers / Jobs
Sloan Hall

Join us for a chance to learn more about WALSH Construction and what we do – we invite you to come share a meal, hear our story, and learn how you can be a part of what we are doing.

Thursday, October 3 @10:10 am
Blackboard Learn: Grade Center
Class / Instruction
Spark

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along. You can attend any session in Spark 102 (Pullman campus) or virtually.

Thursday, October 3 @4:10 pm
Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Dr. Matthew Hedman
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Matthew Hedman, Department of Physics, University of Idaho. Dr. Hedman will present their talk, “How old are Saturn’s rings (and moons)?”

Thursday, October 3 @6 pm
Cougar dance competition
Performance
Compton Union Building

Join SEB and University Recreation as we host our first Annual Cougar Dance Competition!

Friday, October 4 @9 am
Flu Shot Friday
Washington Building

Be a Flu Fighter: Join us for Flu Shot Fridays

Every Friday from September 27 to October 25

Friday, October 4 @6:30 pm
Literary reading by Terese Marie Mailhot
Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

Terese Marie Mailhot is a writer from Seabird Island Band, who teaches creative writing at Purdue University.

Friday, October 4 @7:30 pm
ElectroAcoustic Mini-Festival Concert
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

The ElectroAcousticMiniFest is an annual 1.25-day festival of electronic music at the Washington State University School of Music.

Saturday, October 5 @8 am
ElectroAcoustic Mini-Festival
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

The ElectroAcoustic MiniFest is an annual 1.25-day festival of electronic music at the Washington State University School of Music.

Saturday, October 5 @9 am
Building Connections: Simpson Strong-Tie Symposium
Reception / Open House
PACCAR

Join Simpson Strong-Tie engineers and field specialists where you will learn how structural connectors and pre-engineered building components help structures perform safely to resist natural hazards such as high winds and earthquakes.

Saturday, October 5 @9 am
Pacific Northwest Collegiate Leadership Conference: Unify to Lead
Conference / Symposium
Compton Union Building

Student Involvement invites you to advance and develop your leadership journey with hundreds of students at this day-long event focused on developing campus leaders and giving participants the tools they need to be effective leaders.

Saturday, October 5 @9 am
Lauren McCluskey Race for Campus Safety

The inaugural 5k event to honor the legacy of Lauren McCluskey, a student-athlete from Pullman, Wash., who was tragically murdered on the University of Utah campus on October 22, 2018.

Monday, October 7 @8 am
Palouse Performance Showcase
Fine Arts Building

Join us in the Fine Arts building at Washington State University for the second annual Palouse Performance Showcase!

Monday, October 7 @4:10 pm
Department of Anthropology Colloquium
Lecture
College Hall

Dr. Dale R. Croes Director, Pacific Northwest Archaeological Society and Services (PNWAS) Adjunct Professor, Anthropology Washington State University

Tuesday, October 8 @4:30 pm
Authoritarianism and democracy in America
Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE)

In 2016, the presidential election of Donald Trump ignited a new wave of political polarization in the United State. With the pursuit for political hegemony and a growing aversion to bipartisan solutions, is democracy under threat in America?

Tuesday, October 8 @5 pm
Siemens Healthineers Info Session
Careers / Jobs
Spark

A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine.

Tuesday, October 8 @7 pm
Palouse French Film Festival
Film Screening

In November 1918, a few days before the Armistice, Edouard Péricourt saves Albert Maillard’s life. The two men have nothing in common but the war. On the ruins of the carnage of WWI, condemned to live, the two soldiers – a disfigured but brilliant artist and an ex-accountant – attempt to survive.

Tuesday, October 8 @7:30 pm
Jazz Big Band and Jazz Northwest Concert + LIVESTREAM
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

CONCERT PROGRAM

First jazz concert of the year featuring the award-winning WSU jazz Big Band directed by Greg Yasinitsky and the faculty ensemble Jazz Northwest: David Turnbull, trumpet; Horace Alexander Young and Yasinitsky, saxophones; Gabe Condon, guitar; Jake Svendsen, piano; F. David Snider, bass; and David Jarvis, drums.

Wednesday, October 9 @9:10 am
Blackboard Learn: Rubrics and Assignments
Class / Instruction
Spark

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these training, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along. You can attend any session in Spark 102 (Pullman campus) or virtually.

Wednesday, October 9 @12 pm
Latin America and right-wing populism
Bryan Hall

Beginning with the election of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez in 1998, a tide of leftwing regimes swept South America. However, recent years have seen a resurgence of right-wing and populist presidents, such as Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil. Does this signify the end of the left in the region?

Steven Levitsky is…

Wednesday, October 9 @12:10 pm
Design Studio Exploration
Class / Instruction
Spark

The TTK gives you hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies that you can utilize in your learning space (classroom, videoconference or online) . During these sessions, you will have the opportunity to test out different types of technology with Learning Innovations staff. We will be at your side for technical support as well as to brainstorm ideas for practical application.

Wednesday, October 9 @2:10 pm
Web Conferencing via Zoom
Workshop / Seminar
Spark

Educational Technology Tool training sessions will explore WSU’s educational technology available to you. Technology tools can enhance the learning experience by providing opportunities for student engagement, content review, tutorials, and reinforcement of reading. You can attend any session in Spark 102 (Pullman campus) or virtually.

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

Join the Pullman Farmers Market for fresh farm products, artisan goods, handmade items, live music and more 3:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.

Wednesday, October 9 @5 pm
AquaPatch
Student Recreation Center

Come and join us at the SRC Pool, we will be floating 100+ pumpkins in the SRC Pool.

Wednesday, October 9 @5 pm
METER Group on-site recruiting visit
Careers / Jobs
Off Campus

On-Site recruiting visit with The METER Group, a multinational company located in Pullman, WA, and Germany.

Wednesday, October 9 @7:30 pm
Oktubafest I: Guest Artist: Paul Dickinson, euphonium
Performance
Bryan Hall

CONCERT PROGRAM

To begin the 2019 Oktubafest, Dr. Paul Dickinson (euphonium) and Jered Kostenko (piano) perform an eclectic program of classics from the euphonium repertoire from Germany, France, and the United States. Highlights of the program include La Belle Americaine by John Hartmann, Concertino for Euphonium and Piano by…

Thursday, October 10 @11 am
Seminar: Two-dimensional nanostructure-based membranes for water filtration
Workshop / Seminar
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

Providing an adequate supply of potable water is one of the grand challenges in the current century due to climate change, population and industrial growth. Sustainable, and energy efficient water treatment technologies are needed to combat current and future global challenges in water sustainability.

Thursday, October 10 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy – Dr. Nicholas J. Borys
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Nicholas J. Borys, Department of Physics, Montana State University.

Thursday, October 10 @4:30 pm
Facebook Coding Workshop
Careers / Jobs
Carpenter Hall

Computer Science and Computer Engineering students interested in employment opportunities at Facebook are encouraged to attend.

Thursday, October 10 @7 pm
The Evolution of Between-Community Relationships in Humans
Presentation
Compton Union Building

If you read the news, you might be left thinking that humans are a xenophobic and parochial species. If we actually look at the data, however, we see a very different picture: our species can be both very tolerant and very aggressive toward members of other communities.

Friday, October 11 @9 am
Flu Shot Friday
Washington Building

Be a Flu Fighter: Join us for Flu Shot Fridays

Every Friday from September 27 to October 25

Friday, October 11 @7 pm
Public Planetarium Shows: Strange Universe
Presentation
Sloan Hall

Oddities abound in space. Black holes and wormholes, sure, but that’s just the beginning of the list for cosmic mind-benders. Join us for an interactive, illustrated talk on the crazy – and real – objects in the universe.

Friday, October 11 @7:30 pm
Faculty Artist Series: En Chamade/Equinox + LIVESTREAM
Performance
Bryan Hall

Please join us for a spectacular evening of organ and brass music. Our concert will feature the dynamic trumpet and organ duo of David Turnbull and Jill Schneider filling Bryan Hall Theatre with exciting sounds. It will also feature the superb—Washington State University faculty brass quintet: EQUINOX. You won’t want…

Saturday, October 12 All day
The PreGame at ASU

Huddle up, Cougs! Join us on Saturday, October 12, 2019 for The PreGame, WSU’s official tailgate event before the Cougs take on the Arizona State Sun Devils.

Saturday, October 12 @8 am
Flute Day
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

Please see the website for more information: music.wsu.edu/wsu-flute-day

Registration will be opening soon!

SPONSORED BY ALLEGRO. Allegro is an umbrella Registered Student Organization that represents all music student organizations at Washington State University. Allegro aims to excite and inspire through music by partnering with student organizations to provide funding…

Sunday, October 13 @5 pm
Public Planetarium Shows: Strange Universe
Presentation
Sloan Hall

Oddities abound in space. Black holes and wormholes, sure, but that’s just the beginning of the list for cosmic mind-benders.

Monday, October 14 @11:10 am
Perusall: Ensure Your Student are Reading
Class / Instruction
Spark

Educational Technology Tool training sessions will explore WSU’s educational technology available to you. Technology tools can enhance the learning experience by providing opportunities for student engagement, content review, tutorials, and reinforcement of reading. You can attend any session in Spark 102 (Pullman campus) or virtually.

Monday, October 14 @4:10 pm
CHE 598 Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Spark

Banafsheh Molki is Ph.D. student in Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering at Washington State University.

Tuesday, October 15 @12 pm
Lunch and Learn with Dr. Glenn Prestwich
Spokane Academic Center

Dr. Prestwich is currently the President’s Distinguished Professor at Washington State University and the founding director of WSU’s Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassador program WSU

Tuesday, October 15 @7 pm
Palouse French Film Festival
Film Screening

Warsaw, December 1945: the second World War is finally over and Mathilde is treating the last of the French survivors of the German camps.

Wednesday, October 16 @11 am
Amazon visiting WSU

Come network with industry professionals from Amazon!

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

Join the Pullman Farmers Market for fresh farm products, artisan goods, handmade items, live music and more 3:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.

Thursday, October 17 @11 am
Seminar: A Scientifically- Achievable Green New Deal
Workshop / Seminar
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

Congressional members have rolled out a “Green New Deal” that calls for a rapid shift to carbon-free energy requiring drastic measures to cut carbon emissions across the economy.

Thursday, October 17 @12:10 pm
Faculty-Led Workshops: Building an Environment of Success
Class / Instruction
Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE)

Your WSU colleagues have some exciting ideas to share! Hear from a panel about successful implementation of simple changes to make a big impact. Every faculty panel will include perspectives of varying disciplines and offer a 30-minute open lab following the workshop for you to incorporate panel ideas into your own course.

Thursday, October 17 @4:10 pm
Physics & Astronomy Distinguished Colloquium: Shock Physics
Webster Physical Science Building

Physics & Astronomy at WSU celebrates 100 Years of Education, Discovery, and Innovation with Distinguished Colloquium speaker Yogendra Gupta, Regents professor of physics,

Thursday, October 17 @7:30 pm
Guest Recital: Kurt Ollmann, baritone
Performance
Bryan Hall

Guest Recital: Thursday, October 17th at 7:30 pm in Bryan Hall Theatre

This concert is open to the public and without charge.

Internationally renowned operatic baritone, Kurt Ollmann will present a guest recital, accompanied by Elena Panchenko, featuring music by Schubert, Duparc, Nin, Ives, and Hundley, culminating in a set…

Friday, October 18 @9 am
Flu Shot Friday
Washington Building

Be a Flu Fighter: Join us for Flu Shot Fridays

Every Friday from September 27 to October 25

Friday, October 18 @3 pm
Water resource recovery facilities
Conference / Symposium
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

This presentation will look at water scarcity including pressure from population growth and distribution; provide statistics about how much usable water there is available and how it is being used;

Friday, October 18 @4 pm
WSU Blended Learning wine tasting

Join the WSU Viticulture and Enology Program and Brelsford WSU Visitor Center for the annual WSU Blended Learning Homecoming tasting and open house at the visitor center.

Friday, October 18 @4 pm
V&E Club Riesling release!
Off Campus

Come join us at Merry Cellars for the Viticulture and Enology Club’s Riesling release! Delicious glasses for $5 dollars or bottles for $15.

Saturday, October 19 All day
Carson College of Business Homecoming event

Carson College of Business alumni, faculty, staff and the public are invited to celebrate the college’s five-year naming anniversary and Homecoming activities three hours before the WSU vs. Colorado kickoff.

Monday, October 21 @10 am
Travel grant competition
Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building

This year, featured events include competitions for seed and travel funding, matchmaking flash talks, and workshops for faculty and graduate students.

Monday, October 21 @12 pm
Brexit?
Bryan Hall

The United Kingdom has until October 31 to depart from the European Union. Can the UK withdraw without a deal?

Monday, October 21 @1 pm
New faculty seed grant recipients and info session
Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building

Join the Office of Research for our third annual Research Week! This year, featured events include competitions for seed and travel funding, matchmaking flash talks, and workshops for faculty and graduate students.

Monday, October 21 @4 pm
InQueery Symposium 2019
Conference / Symposium
Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

The 2019 InQueery Symposium will be held at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center at WSU Pullman.

Monday, October 21 @4 pm
inQueery
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 21 @4:10 pm
CHE 598 Seminar
Workshop / Seminar
Spark

Aalo Gupta is the Director of the Future & Renewable Fuels Group in the Phillips 66 Technology Organization. He manages the research portfolio related to the production of renewable and advanced fuels beyond traditional petroleum derived transportation fuels.

Tuesday, October 22 @10 am
Safety, Health and Security Fair
Compton Union Building

Thinking about what could go wrong can be intimidating. Even scary. But it doesn’t have to be.

Tuesday, October 22 @10 am
Team Planning Competition
PACCAR

Join the Office of Research for our third annual Research Week! This year, featured events include competitions for seed and travel funding, matchmaking flash talks, and workshops for faculty and graduate students.

Tuesday, October 22 @3 pm
Humanity and the Environment Flashtalks
PACCAR

The Office of Research and the Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach (CEREO) organized this session on the broad theme Humanity and the Environment to share experiences and expertise to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration and project development.

Tuesday, October 22 @3:10 pm
Cougar Capture: VoiceThread
Class / Instruction
Spark

Educational Technology Tool training sessions will explore WSU’s educational technology available to you. Technology tools can enhance the learning experience by providing opportunities for student engagement, content review, tutorials, and reinforcement of reading. You can attend any session in Spark 102 (Pullman campus) or virtually.

Tuesday, October 22 @7 pm
Palouse French Film Festival
Film Screening

Audrey and Manu run a day shelter for homeless women, offering them a warm shower, hot meal, a little camaraderie and some necessary career guidance.

Wednesday, October 23 @10 am
RA and 10K competition
Honors Hall

Join the Office of Research for our third annual Research Week! This year, featured events include competitions for seed and travel funding, matchmaking flash talks, and workshops for faculty and graduate students.

Wednesday, October 23 @1 pm
Open Access Week Chat
Meeting
Terrell Library Atrium

Have questions about publishing, promoting your research, using open educational resources, or understanding open access?