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November 2017

55th Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 29 @ 5:00 pm
Free

“The End of Progress” By Amy Allen Professor of Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Pennsylvania State University November 29, 2017  •  7:00 p.m. 216  Todd Hall, WSU Pullman Free • Everyone welcome! Amy Allen is a leading thinker on current issues of critical, feminist, and political theory. She is co-editor in chief of Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, and editor of the book series New Directions in Critical Theory. Professor and department head…

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Faculty Training on Student Engagement Technology Tools

November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Technology Test Kitchen Open House – Quick & Clean: Quick Response Solutions 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28 in The Spark building’s Faculty Innovation Studio (Room 102) and via webinar Register through Skillsoft. Faculty are encouraged to sign up to stop by and check out proven quick response solutions to engage students in the classroom through technology. Academic Outreach & Innovation (AOI) provides several technology training opportunities throughout the semester. Faculty and teaching assistants are invited to learn about a…

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Tax Policy Expert to Speak on Federal Tax System Reform

November 29 @ 4:30 pm

Thomas Neubig, who led the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Tax Analysis as its director and chief economist for 10 years, will present, “Federal Tax Reform: Why is it Needed, Why so Difficult?” at the fall 2017 Hoops Tax Institute Forum. Neubig, a founding member of the Tax Sage Network, will discuss the economic and political issues and obstacles that affect major tax reform. The event is jointly sponsored the WSU Howard D. and B. Phyllis Hoops Institute of Taxation Research…

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55th Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Todd 216 Pullman, WA 99164 United States + Google Map
Free

“The End of Progress” By Amy Allen Professor of Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Pennsylvania State University Free • Everyone welcome! Amy Allen is a leading thinker on current issues of critical, feminist, and political theory. She is co-editor in chief of Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, and editor of the book series New Directions in Critical Theory. Professor and department head in Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies at Penn State…

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December 2017

WSU Planetarium: Some Like It Hot

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WSU Planetarium, 231 Sloan Hall
Pullman, WA 99164 United States
$5

Explore temperature in the universe, from the cryogenic outer reaches to the stellar nuclear furnaces. Join us in the star theater for an interactive audiovisual journey to the extremes. Tickets at the door are $5 (cash or check, no credit). Children 6 and under free. Directions from Stadium & Main: Turn up Stadium, immediate left at Nevada, immediate left at Washington, turn right on Spokane Street. (“Green” and “Yellow” spots are legal to park in after-hours. Otherwise, please arrange a…

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Faculty Training on Makerspace Tools: 3D Printing and Scanning

December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Technology Test Kitchen Open House – Make Way for Design: Makerspace Tools 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at The Spark 102 (Faculty Innovation Lab) or via webinar 3D printers, 3D scanners, CNC machine and a laser cutter–faculty and staff are encouraged to come learn about these makerspace tools. Register through Skillsoft. Academic Outreach & Innovation (AOI) provides several technology training opportunities throughout the semester. Faculty and teaching assistants are invited to learn about a variety of academic technologies and techniques…

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Faculty Led Workshop: Evaluation of Student Writing

December 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Faculty and instructors: Join Lisa Johnson-Shull, Associate Director of WSU Writing Programs for Two Sides of the Same Coin: Setting Goals and Establishing Evaluation Criteria for Writing Assignments This Faculty-Led Workshop will be held Thursday, Dec. 7 from at 3:30-5 p.m. at The Spark 102 or via live stream at elearning.wsu.edu/streaming/. This interactive workshop will engage faculty in a conversation about setting goals and establishing outcomes for writing assignments. By the end of the workshop, faculty should have a clear…

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