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Friday, February 1 @10 am
Pullman Campus Modernization Initiative Project Kickoff
Compton Union Building

Join us this winter to learn more about the effort to roll out Workday software university-wide to modernize and transform the way we support finance, post-award grant administration, payroll and human resource activities at Washington State University.

Friday, February 1 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Equinox Brass Quintet
Performance
Bryan Hall

Equinox is Washington State University’s own faculty brass quintet featuring the stellar brass playing of David Turnbull, Noah Austin, Martin King, Sarah Miller and Christopher Dickey.

Saturday, February 2 @6 pm
Big Band Bash
Ensminger Pavillion

Swing dance lessons provided by the Palouse Swing Devils, food and drink, a silent auction that features goods from your favorite stores around the Palouse, and jazzy music.

Monday, February 4 @4:10 pm
Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Graduate Seminar Series
Workshop / Seminar
Spark

Motahare Athariboroujeny earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from her home country, Iran. While doing her undergraduate study, she actively participated in Chem-E-Car competitions and also performed an undergraduate research in catalysis laboratories for MTG processes.

Tuesday, February 5 @10 am
Spring Career Expo
Beasley Coliseum

Beasley Coliseum will be full of employers looking to recruit Washington State University students. The coliseum will be filled with a range of employers! Employers will be recruiting for internships and full time positions post-graduation.

Tuesday, February 5 @6 pm
Robert Jonas Lecture in Biological Sciences
Compton Union Building

Dr. Charles Bangley, an international expert in shark ecology and conservation, will present the 2019 Robert Jonas Lecture in Biological Sciences at Washington State University. “Where sharks want to be: using tracking technology to define important habitat” is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, February 5 @6 pm
Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Resource Night: Intro to IP
Careers / Jobs
Todd Hall

oin the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies for our annual Resource Night speaker series, where entrepreneurs, investors, and industry pros share insight, expertise, and first-hand experience on the startup journey.

Tuesday, February 5 @6 pm
Jonas Lectureship Seminar
Compton Union Building

The Zoology Club will be putting on the Jonas Lectureship Seminar featuring Dr. Charles Bangley, a postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.

Tuesday, February 5 @8 pm
Student Recital: Bogdan “Theo” Mynka
Performance
Bryan Hall

Bogdan “Theo” Mynka, tenor, and Elena Panchenko, piano, will perform works by C.P.E. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Ernest Chausson, Manuel de Falla, and Paul Bowles.

Wednesday, February 6 @1 pm
Community of Practice
Class / Instruction
Spark

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

Wednesday, February 6 @5 pm
Boeing resume review and interview workshop
Careers / Jobs
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

This virtual InfoSession is designed to touch upon Boeing’s best practices in resume writing as well structured interviews and how to be successful. The presenter, Dan Aikens, would also love to take this opportunity to answer any questions around Boeing, hiring, and how you can be successful in the application process.

Wednesday, February 6 @5 pm
Morphotypes: A lecture by Andrew Kudless
Cleveland Hall

Andrew Kudless is a designer based in San Francisco where he is an assistant professor at the California College of the Arts.

Thursday, February 7 @4:10 pm
Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Dr. Felipe H. da Jornada
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Felipe H. da Jornada, Faculty Candidate. Felipe H. da Jornada will present their talk, “Interacting electrons: understanding multiparticle excitations in reduced-dimensional materials.”

Thursday, February 7 @4:30 pm
Nanibah Chacon Visiting Artist Lecture
Fine Arts Building

Nanibah “Nani” Chacon, is a Dine (Navajo) and Chicana artist who is known for her female figurative works which utilize bold colors and an illustrative format to incorporate commentary Native, Chicana and American culture.

Thursday, February 7 @5 pm
WSU Schnitzer Black History Month & Celebration
Exhibition
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

In conjunction with the Social Space Exhibition, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU is hosting a reception and celebration for Black History Month in the Pavilion, Bruce/Floyd and Borth Galleries.

Thursday, February 7 @8 pm
Orchestra Concert
Performance
Bryan Hall

The WSU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dahn Pham,will present a concert preview of their upcoming gala concert at the Fox Theatre in Spokane on February 24.

Friday, February 8 @4:10 pm
Guest Recital: Max Mendez, baritone
Performance
Bryan Hall

Max Mendez, is currently an Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choirs at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He divides his time between conducting, teaching and performing.

Friday, February 8 @5 pm
Valentine’s Wine Tasting
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

We are in love with Cougar wine – and celebrating love! And we want to share our love during a Valentine’s Wine Tasting.

Friday, February 8 @6 pm
Board and Card Game Night
Recreational / Games
Chinook

We supply the games! Hang out and play some games. Or bring your own table top games or card games

Monday, February 11 @11 am
Cougar Capture: Panopto
Class / Instruction
Spark

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

Monday, February 11 @4:15 pm
How to Teach Yourself a New Skill
Careers / Jobs
Spark

A presentation and discussion by Gino Valente, Product Designer at Rover.com, and a graduate of the WSU Carson College of Business ‘12.

Tuesday, February 12 @3:30 pm
Employee Recognition Reception
Compton Union Building

The 14th annual Employee Recognition Reception will be held in the CUB Senior Ballroom. A short program will begin at 4:00 p.m. and all WSU employees are encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, February 12 @4:10 pm
Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Li Ge
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to a colloquium featuring our faculty candidate, Li Ge. Li Ge will present their talk, “Non-Hermitian photonics based on quantum-inspired symmetries.”

Abstract: In this talk I will discuss several symmetries in quantum physics that have recently led to the observations of intriguing…

Tuesday, February 12 @4:15 pm
ProPEL Workshops: Cover Letters
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 for the job!

Tuesday, February 12 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Low Notes in Concert
Performance
Bryan Hall

With duos, trios, and other charming combos, the Low Notes in Concert program will feature a potpourri of eclectic original music written for trombone, euphonium, and tuba.

Wednesday, February 13 @10 am
Video Conference (VC) Classroom Technology
Class / Instruction
Spark

The synchronous distance learning technology allows students throughout the state – and beyond – to take part in WSU’s educational experience. Learn the basics of videoconferencing and how to use it in your classroom.

Wednesday, February 13 @4:10 pm
ProPEL Workshops: Salary Negotiation
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Are you nervous about negotiating a salary? Though most companies are willing to negotiate, most people never try. Learn techniques and practice negotiating to give you confidence and poise.

Wednesday, February 13 @5 pm
Spacecraft 101 – Astranis Tech Talk
Careers / Jobs
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that.

Wednesday, February 13 @6 pm
Valentine’s Arts Hour
Chinook

Searching for the perfect Valentine’s gift for your special someone? We’ve got you covered with the Valentine’s Arts Hour.

Wednesday, February 13 @8 pm
Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Performance
Bryan Hall

The WSU Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble concert provides a unique experience featuring cello, voice and saxophone.

Thursday, February 14 @3 pm
Acclaimed Comic Artist at WSU, part of RE-KINDLE
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Mita Mahato, one of the leading Comics Artists and Poets in the US, will present her work and answer questions as part of the Visiting Writer Series at Washington State University.

Thursday, February 14 @3 pm
Poetry Comix Presentation, Mita Mahato, RE-KINDLE
Exhibition
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

RE-KINDLE asks what it means to reawaken love. Featuring a selection of works from WSU’s Lynn R. Hansen Comics Archive and pieces by Seattle-based artist and poet Mita Mahato owned by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, the exhibit looks at love, loss, and reconnection with one another and with the plants and animals who are our kin.

Thursday, February 14 @4:10 pm
Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Dr. Carolyn Kuranz
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Carolyn Kuranz, University of Michigan. Dr Carolyn Kuranz will present their talk, “Shock-driven hydrodynamic instability experiments at the Omega Laser and National Ignition Facility.”

Thursday, February 14 @4:15 pm
ProPEL Workshops: Salary Negotiation
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Are you nervous about negotiating a salary? Though most companies are willing to negotiate, most people never try. Learn techniques and practice negotiating to give you confidence and poise.

Thursday, February 14 @6:15 pm
One Billion Rising
Exercise / Fitness
Student Recreation Center

One Billion Rising is the biggest movement celebrated around the world to end violence against women and girls in human history.

Thursday, February 14 @7 pm
Valentine’s Day Karaoke
Compton Union Building

What better way to express your love than through song? Bring your singing voice and a list of your favorite love (or heartbreak) songs to Butch’s Den on for the Valentine’s Day Karaoke Night!

Friday, February 15 @6 pm
WSUCON
Recreational / Games
Compton Union Building

WSUCON is a massive 24 hour gaming event. There are tournaments, prizes and best of all free food.

Saturday, February 16 @10 am
Pullman Winter Market
Social
Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

The Pullman Farmers Market presents the Pullman Winter Market for the 2018-2019 season. Featuring local producers and artisans offering handmade and homegrown goods.

Monday, February 18 @1 pm
2019 WSU Qualtrics Summit
Conference / Symposium
Compton Union Building

We look forward to hosting the first ever “WSU Qualtrics Summit.” Our keynote speakers will be Shelly Wymer, Director of the Office of Measurement Services at the University of Minnesota (UMN) and Mick Swenson, Qualtrics Employee of 8 years, will be speaking about the uses and feature of Qualtrics.

Tuesday, February 19 @7:30 am
2019 Qualtrics Summit
Conference / Symposium
Compton Union Building

We look forward to hosting the first ever “WSU Qualtrics Summit.”

Tuesday, February 19 @12 pm
Corporate environmentalism?
Bryan Hall

Do corporations that want to make profits also care about the environment? Aseem Prakash and Jeff Joireman discuss the phenomenon of corporate environmentalism in the United States.

Tuesday, February 19 @12 pm
Corporate environmentalism?
Bryan Hall

Do corporations that want to make profits also care about the environment? Aseem Prakash and Jeff Joireman discuss the phenomenon of corporate environmentalism in the United States.

Aseem Prakash is a professor of political science at University of Washington and founding director of the Center for Environmental Politics. Jeff Joireman is a professor of Marketing and Business at Washington State University

Tuesday, February 19 @4:10 pm
CIRC Research Computing Seminar – Michael Servis
Spark

Liquid/liquid extraction is the predominant chemical separations technique implemented in the nuclear fuel cycle to recover fissile nuclides from used nuclear fuel. In the industry standard Plutonium Uranium Reduction EXtraction (PUREX) process, a kerosene-based organic phase with an extractant molecule, tributyl phosphate (TBP), is contacted with an aqueous phase containing the used fuel dissolved in nitric acid.

Tuesday, February 19 @4:15 pm
ProPEL Workshops: Job Search
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Join us to explore strategies and resources you can use to find an internship or job that aligns with your interests.

Tuesday, February 19 @5:30 pm
Tableau & Data Visualization Talk
Presentation
Spark

Learn about data visualization and its important role in data analytics! Talk will include live demo/tutorial of Tableau Desktop, presented by former/future Software Engineer Intern at Tableau Software, Kyler Little.

Tuesday, February 19 @6:30 pm
The Design Process, by Dr. Chris Vieira
Presentation
Spark

Learn from Apple’s Development Executive for Higher Education about what it takes to engineer some of the most innovative products in the Academic Software Space!

Tuesday, February 19 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Music Gathering Dust
Performance
Kimbrough Music Building

Music Gathering Dust is a one-hour, no-intermission eclectic collection of five works for clarinet and piano, euphonium, cello and electronic tape in search of a concert.

Wednesday, February 20 @11 am
Taste of Korea
Social

Dining Services and the Korean Student Association invite you to Taste of Korea, a special lunchtime event, at Hillside Café.

Wednesday, February 20 @4:10 pm
ProPEL Workshops: Job Search
Careers / Jobs
Spark

Join us to explore strategies and resources you can use to find an internship or job that aligns with your interests.

Wednesday, February 20 @4:30 pm
Lane Family Lecture in Environmental Science
Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

Physician, author and one of the world’s leading experts in wilderness medicine and emergency medicine, Dr. Paul Auerbach will reveal his findings about the intersection of climate change and human health.

Wednesday, February 20 @4:30 pm
Wilderness medicine expert to talk about climate change & human health
Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

Physician, author, and one of the world’s leading experts in wilderness medicine and emergency medicine, Dr. Paul Auerbach will talk about the intersection of climate change and human health in the 2019 Lane Family Lecture in Environmental Studies. Dr. Auerbach will present “Climate change and human health — there are no boundaries.”

Wednesday, February 20 @5 pm
Git & Version Control Systems
Presentation
Spark

Hear from one of WSU’s most beloved Computer Science professors (Dr. Aaron Crandall) about Git and Version Control Systems! This is especially pertinent for those of you who plan on participating in WSU’s upcoming hackathon: CrimsonCode.

Wednesday, February 20 @6 pm
File Links — Hard/Soft Links & Aliases
Presentation
Spark

Hear from Linux Users’ Group about the underappreciated world of file links and aliases. Specifically, they’ll teach you about how these can be used to back up your computer’s data, as well as how you can automate many tasks!

Thursday, February 21 @11 am
Graduate seminar series
Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

Adaptable Intelligence: From Distributed Systems to Soft Robots

Presented by Dr. Kiju Lee, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

Thursday, February 21 @1 pm
Technology Test Kitchen Event
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). In this session we will cover the 3-D scanner, 3-D printer, laser cutter and other tools available to you and your students.

Thursday, February 21 @4:15 pm
Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Dr. Hamidreza Ramezani
Workshop / Seminar
Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring faculty candidate, Dr. Hamidreza Ramezani. Dr. Hamidreza Ramezani will present their talk, “Exploiting wave transport in classical and quantum open systems.”

Thursday, February 21 @6 pm
The Design Process Part II, by Dr. Chris Vieira
Presentation
Spark

PART II. Continue learning from Apple’s Development Executive for Higher Education about what it takes to engineer some of the most innovative products in the Academic Software space.

Thursday, February 21 @7 pm
XCode & iOS Development
Presentation
Spark

Learn how to start developing iOS applications! Steve Hayman from Apple will be doing a hands-on session with Swift and XCode.

Thursday, February 21 @8 pm
Student Recital: Jacob Zollers, trombone
Performance
Bryan Hall

This Senior Recital performance will consist of piano accompanied trombone, unaccompanied trombone, and pipe organ.

Friday, February 22 All day
Rec Day 2019
Exercise / Fitness
Student Recreation Center

It’s time to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the opening of the Student Recreation Center, while recognizing National Recreational Sports and Fitness Day!

Friday, February 22 @4:10 pm
Student Recital: Clare Sullivan, soprano
Performance
Bryan Hall

Soprano Clare Sullivan, in collaboration with pianist Sophia Turnbull. This concert is open to the public and without charge.

Friday, February 22 @5:45 pm
CrimsonCode mixer night
Social
Spark

Join us for a pre-hackathon mixer, where majors from across campus will collaborate, mingle, and discuss possible project ideas.

Saturday, February 23 @8:30 am
CrimsonCode Hackathon 2019
Spark

The CrimsonCode Hackathon is an annual programming competition for all skill levels organized by the ACM Chapter of Washington State University. The event is free for all attendees, runs for 24+ hours, and is meant to inspire creativity and technological innovation within the school.