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Programs and Events

Unless otherwise specified, all events are free and open to the public and locations are on the WSU Pullman campus.


2015 Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition

College of Arts and Sciences

8/24/2015 8:00 a.m.
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9/26/2015 5:00 p.m.
Museum of Art/WSU

Artwork from this year’s extremely talented Fine Arts faculty, including: Sena Clara Creston, Dennis DeHart, Tim Doebler, Joe Hedges, Kevin Haas David Herbold, Jamin Kuhn, Zachary Kolden, Pamela Lee, Jiemei Li, Squeak Meisel, Hiromi Okumura, Io Palmer, Alma Rocha, Sam Ryan, and Reza Safavi.
See current WSU Fine Arts faculty skills put to practice in a diverse array of styles and media. View a wide variety of art from the WSU faculty who provide inspiration the to our students daily.
Reception 6-8 p.m. Thu., Sept. 3, in the museum gallery.
The Museum of Art is located on Wilson Road across from Martin Stadium in the Fine Arts Center, WSU Pullman. Gallery open Mon.–Sat., 10 am–4 pm, Thu. 10 am-7 pm, *closed Sunday*.
https://news.wsu.edu/announcement/museum-exhibit-opens-monday-aug-24/


Seminar presented by Dr. Robert Bjork: Learning versus performance: A critical distinction in theory and practice

College of Arts and Sciences

9/10/2015 12:10 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
VBR 305 (Science Forum)

Dr. Robert Bjork is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on human learning and memory and on the implications of the science of learning for instruction and training. This seminar is designed with a faculty and graduate student focus.



Seminar presented by Dr. Elizabeth Bjork: When, Why, and How Muliple-choir Tests Can Serve as Tools for Learning: Evidence from the Laboratory and the Classroom

College of Arts and Sciences

9/10/2015 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
FSHN T101

Dr. Elizabeth Bjork is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her primary area of research is in human memory, particularly the role of inhibitory processes in certain types of goal-directed forgetting, such as memory updating, and in the resolution of competition in retrieval.



Seminar presented by Dr. Robert Bjork: The increasing importance of knowing how to learn-and some evidence that we tend not to know already

College of Arts and Sciences

9/10/2015 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Todd Hall 276

Dr. Robert Bjork is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on human learning and memory and on the implications of the science of learning for instruction and training. This seminar will be presented with a student focus.



Potter Lecture in Philosophy: “Darwin and Intelligent Design”

Philosophy

9/10/2015 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
CUB Auditorium

Dr. Elliott Sober presents "Darwin and Intelligent Design," the 53rd Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture, hosted by the School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs. Sober is Hans Reichenbach Professor and William F. Vilas Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin Madison. He will present the Potter Talk at noon in the Foley Institute, Bryan Hall 308.
A leading figure in the philosophy of biology, Sober's numerous publications include nine sole-authored books, two co-authored books, two edited or co-edited anthologies, and more than 200 peer-reviewed articles appearing in a wide range of journals spanning the disciplines of philosophy, biology, and psychology.
http://cas.wp.wsu.edu/pppa/symposia-and-colloquia/potter-memorial-lecture/


Department of Chemistry Seminar

Chemistry

9/14/2015 4:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.
Fulmer 438

Dr. George J. Havrilla from Los Alamos National Laboratory will present a seminar hosted by Ursula Fittschen.
http://chem.wsu.edu/events/


Harmonia Strings: Chamber Music and Star Theater

Physics and Astronomy

9/18/2015 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
WSU Planetarium

Planetarium fantasia. Let your ears feast on baroque, classical, and romantic string music as we take you on a visual tour of the delights of the Milky Way.

Tickets at the door are $5 (cash or check, no credit). Advance tickets available at the Beasley Coliseum Box Office with no extra fee, or TicketsWest.com / 1-800-325-SEAT (convenience fee applies). Children 6 and under free.

https://physics.wsu.edu/planetarium/


Harmonia Strings: Chamber music and star theater.

Physics and Astronomy

9/20/2015 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
WSU Planetarium

Planetarium fantasia. Let your ears feast on baroque, classical, and romantic string music as we take you on a visual tour of the delights of the Milky Way.

Tickets at the door are $5 (cash or check, no credit). Advance tickets available at the Beasley Coliseum Box Office with no extra fee, or TicketsWest.com / 1-800-325-SEAT (convenience fee applies). Children 6 and under free.
https://physics.wsu.edu/planetarium/


Department of Chemistry Seminar

Chemistry

9/21/2015 4:10 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fulmer 438

Dr. Horst Geckeis from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will present a seminar hosted by Nathalie Wall.
http://chem.wsu.edu/events/


Humanitas Festival

Arts (Fine, Performing and Visual)

9/21/2015 5:00 p.m.
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9/26/2015 9:30 p.m.
WSU and community

The 3rd annual Humanitas Festival, a celebration of world arts, will be held Sept. 21–26, 2015, at Washington State University. Most events are FREE and everyone is welcome!

Ziggy Marley headlines the festival with a capstone concert on Saturday, Sept. 26. Other highlights include "ethno-chaos" quartet DakhaBrakha; Native American hip-hop artists Supaman, Nataanii Means, Yaz, and Witko; Martin Sexton; the Guy Mendilow Ensemble; Kenny Endo, taiko master; and a live radio play by Pullman Civic Theatre. Additional activities include International Education Week, with a keynote address by Dr. Asif Chaudhry; a luminarium by Architects of Air; and ISC's Party in the Park.

For a comprehensive schedule, see the festival website.
http://performingarts.wsu.edu/humanitas/


"Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom," performed by Guy Mendilow Ensemble

Arts (Fine, Performing and Visual)

9/24/2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Jones Theatre at Daggy Hall

Embark on a musical trek to kingdoms long forgotten and bustling towns now vanished when the Guy Mendilow Ensemble presents “Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom,” a concert of traditional Sephardi songs from the Balkans to Jerusalem. These captivating songs follow the stories of vagabond queens, pauper poets and lovers lost to the sea, wrapped with lush, soulful harmonies evoking flamenco's gutsiness and the longings of fado and combined with heart-pounding percussion and intricate soundscapes.

Admission is FREE on a first-come, first-seated basis; early arrival is recommended. This concert is presented by WSU Performing Arts as part of the third annual Humanitas Festival celebrating world arts.
http://performingarts.wsu.edu/humanitas/


Sky Wonder Down Under: The skies south of the equator.

Physics and Astronomy

9/25/2015 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
WSU Planetarium

Explore the motions and appearance of the southern hemisphere's sky. See southern constellations and learn their stories. Explore the emu anticonstellation, the Galactic center, and the Magellanic clouds. All without standing on your head.

Tickets at the door are $5 (cash or check, no credit). Advance tickets available at the Beasley Coliseum Box Office with no extra fee, or TicketsWest.com / 1-800-325-SEAT (convenience fee applies). Children 6 and under free.
https://physics.wsu.edu/planetarium/


Kenny Endo Contemporary Ensemble - 40th Anniversary Tour!

Arts (Fine, Performing and Visual)

9/25/2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Jones Theatre at Daggy Hall

"Virtuosic and often thrillingly choreographed works in Japanese rhythmic forms held together by Japanese, Western, and Middle Eastern influence." (New York Times)

On tour from Hawaii, master drummer Kenny Endo is one of the leading artists in contemporary percussion and rhythm. He is the vanguard of the taiko genre, continuing to pave new paths in Japanese style drumming, blending taiko with rhythms influenced by his jazz background and collaborations from around the world.

Presented by Festival Dance & Performing Arts as part of the third annual Humanitas Festival.

Admission is FREE. Seating is limited, and early arrival is recommended. Festival Dance subscribers will receive reserved priority seating.
http://performingarts.wsu.edu/humanitas/


Ziggy Marley: The Fly Rasta Tour

Arts (Fine, Performing and Visual)

9/26/2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Beasley Coliseum

Seven-time Grammy winner, Emmy winner, humanitarian, singer, songwriter, and producer Ziggy Marley has released twelve albums to much critical acclaim. His early immersion in music came at age 10 when he sat in on recording sessions with his father, Bob Marley.

As front man to Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, the group released eight best-selling albums that garnered three Grammys, with such chart-topping hits as "Look Who's Dancing," "Tomorrow People," and "Tumbling Down." Ziggy released his first solo album, "Dragonfly," in 2003; his latest album, "Fly Rasta,” earned him his seventh Grammy, for Best Reggae Album.

Tickets are $56.50 community, $51.50 WSU faculty/staff, and $22 WSU/UI students. On sale now through TicketsWest.
http://performingarts.wsu.edu/humanitas/


Sky Wonder Down Under: The skies south of the equator.

Physics and Astronomy

9/27/2015 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
WSU Planetarium

Explore the motions and appearance of the southern hemisphere's sky. See southern constellations and learn their stories. Explore the emu anticonstellation, the Galactic center, and the Magellanic clouds. All without standing on your head.

Tickets at the door are $5 (cash or check, no credit). Advance tickets available at the Beasley Coliseum Box Office with no extra fee, or TicketsWest.com / 1-800-325-SEAT (convenience fee applies). Children 6 and under free.
https://physics.wsu.edu/planetarium/


Department of Chemistry Seminar

Chemistry

9/28/2015 4:10 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fulmer 438

Dr. Michael Pluth from University of Oregon will present a seminar hosted by Ming Xian.
http://chem.wsu.edu/events/


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