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Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:52am

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Creative media and digital culture students at Washington State University Vancouver have curated a showcase of digital poetry, “Anthropoetry: Modern Expressions of the Human Condition,” that will be exhibited at the Vancouver Community Library April 23 – 26.

The exhibition opens with a free public lecture at 7 p.m. April 23 by Dene Grigar, director and associate professor of the creative media and digital culture program. The lecture, titled “Computational Poetics,” will be followed by a reception in the library atrium.

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:51am

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Eric Dexter, a graduate student in environmental science at Washington State University Vancouver, has been awarded a 2014/2015 Fulbright Fellowship to study at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 9:35am

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Washington State University Vancouver Center for Social and Environmental Justice and the Gifford Pinchot Task Force will host author Bill Carter who will talk about a proposed copper mine near Mount St. Helens. The lecture will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 23 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110. The event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 9:47am

VANCOUVER, WASH. — The public is invited to explore a wide variety of faculty and student research, scholarship and artistic expression on April 17 at the 11th Annual WSU Vancouver Research Showcase. All events are free.

More than 90 displays from across campus will be on view from 8 to 11 a.m. at Firstenburg Student Commons. Students and faculty will be on hand to discuss their work with viewers.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 2:02pm

VANCOUVER, WASH. — Washington State University Vancouver’s Center for Social and Environmental Justice will present a free lecture by Eric de Place, policy director at Sightline Institute in Seattle. The lecture will be presented from noon – 1:15 p.m. and again from 1:25 – 2:40 p.m. April 10 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:17pm

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Washington State University Vancouver History Club will show a series of films that focus on the history of minorities. The series, titled “Unheard Voices,” will be held 7 – 9 p.m. April 9 – 11 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Rooms 129/130 and is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 9:41am

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Washington State University Vancouver will celebrate 29 women who inspire, mentor and empower others at the annual Women of Distinction event at 6 p.m. March 27 in the Firstenburg Student Commons. The event is free and open to registered guests. To RSVP, visit www.vancouver.wsu.edu/distinction.

A panel comprised of four local businesswomen will share stories about the mentors who inspired them to achieve their dreams. Presenters include:

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 9:47am

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver invites prospective students and their family members to Preview Day at 5:30 p.m. March 13 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110. Learn about WSU Vancouver’s academic programs, financial aid and scholarships, campus life and more.

This is the last public Preview Day for prospective fall students. This event was rescheduled from Feb. 6 due to snow.

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 5:04pm

“TransPoetica:  Works by Stephanie Strickland,” an exhibit that explores the role of computers in generating new poetic forms through the works of award-winning poet and multimedia artist, Stephanie Strickland, opens Feb. 25 with a launch party at 6 p.m. in the Nouspace Gallery & Media Lounge.

Strickland will give a lecture at 7 p.m. at the Angst Gallery. Both events are free and open to the public.

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 8:30am

VANCOUVER, WASH. — The National Institutes of Health has awarded $1.6 million to Washington State University Vancouver research scientist Christine Portfors to study how the brain chemical dopamine influences the way we hear.

Portfors, an associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences and head of the Hearing and Communication Lab, will collaborate on the research with David Perkel, professor of biology and otolaryngology at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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