Washington State University Events

Tuesday, May 24 @ 1:00 PM Keiko Hara: The Poetics of Space, Four Decades of Paintings and Prints Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Pullman WA

Keiko Hara’s exploration of her relationship to her surrounding environment has been continually formulated through the artist’s ongoing series titled, Topophilia. Meaning “a strong love of place,” the term topophilia, with its connection to humanistic geography, also represents a universal desire to hold onto ephemeral moments of beauty and sadness as related to conceptions of place—even if unattainable.

Tuesday, May 24 @ 1:00 PM Our Stories, Our Lives: Irwin Nash photographs of Yakima Valley migrant labor Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Pullman WA

In 1967, Irwin Nash visited the Yakima Valley to take photographs for a free-lance magazine piece on valley agriculture. After completing this assignment, he nevertheless returned to the farming communities around Yakima each season until 1976 to document the lives of these workers. In the process, he created a compelling archive of more than 9,400 photographs.

Thursday, August 11 @ 8:00 AM Hoops Tax Institute to host Washington State Tax Conference Spark

The Hoops Institute of Taxation Research and Policy, in partnership with the state Department of Revenue, will host the annual Washington State Tax Conference to promote understanding among stakeholders who often have opposing viewpoints.

Saturday, August 13 @ 8:00 AM Move-In & Week of Welcome Extended Hours Brelsford WSU Visitor Center Pullman WA

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center will be open with special weekend hours Aug. 13-14 to assist new and returning Cougs, their families and supporters with Move-In, New Coug Orientation and Week of Welcome activities.

Tuesday, August 16 @ 5:00 PM The Loneliness Crisis and The Power of Human Connection Online

The world was in a loneliness crisis long before Covid-19.
As human beings, our brains are wired for connection. The feelings of disconnectedness people face today—isolation within our families, digital addiction, emotional trauma— hold worrying consequences for our mental well-being.

Wednesday, August 17 @ 3:30 PM Pullman Farmers Market Brelsford WSU Visitor Center Pullman WA

The mission of the Pullman Farmers Market is to provide a place for the community to acquire high-quality, locally grown food and products, while giving local farmers, producers and crafters a venue to connect directly with consumers. The market operates every Wednesday from mid-May to mid-October.

Thursday, August 18 @ 2:30 PM DVM White Coat Ceremony and Reception Beasley Coliseum Pullman WA

Join us as we welcome students to the professional veterinary medical program during the 24th Annual Convocation & White Coat Ceremony. Veterinary students receive a white coat symbolizing the start of their journey to become a veterinarian.

Friday, August 19 @ 10:00 AM University Convocation 2022 Beasley Coliseum Pullman WA

At University Convocation, presented by BECU, faculty and staff will welcome you to the Cougar Family, introduce you to academic and community leaders, and help you get off to a good start in your first semester.

Friday, August 19 @ 6:00 PM College of Medicine White Coat Ceremony Off Campus

The White Coat Ceremony signifies the beginning of a student doctor’s journey as a medical professional. When the white coat is placed on their shoulders, they are committing to prioritize compassionate, collaborative, and scientifically excellent care from the very first day.

Tuesday, August 23 @ 10:00 AM Juventino Aranda: Esperé Mucho Tiempo Pa Ver Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Pullman WA

Juventino Aranda’s work expresses a search for identity at the intersection of Mexico and America. As the artist has stated, “I am Mexican and second generation ‘American.’ I am not Hispanic, Latino, and definitely not Spanish—even though I live everyday with the consequences of their conquest.” Aranda’s sharp-witted art navigates this cultural borderland, drawing from pre-Columbian sources as well as current affairs related to the social, political, and economic struggles of late capitalism and notions of the American dream.