Zuckerberg’s virtual reality vision addressed – in a week

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg acquired gaming headset company Oculus VR on March 25, he wrote, “This is just the start. After games, we’re going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences. Imagine enjoying a courtside seat at a game… just by […]

Fun, learning for young lamb, beef producers

    GOLDENDALE – Klickitat County WSU Extension will host its annual Northwest Lamboree, Beef-O-Rama and Porkapalooza May 22 at the Goldendale High School.   Susan Kerr, Klickitat County Extension director, said the Lamboree started in 2005, with the Beef-O-Rama and Porkapalooza added in subsequent years. She said the events are now co-sponsored on the same […]

Homecoming weekend offers variety of events

PULLMAN – Punctuated by students events all week, Homecoming celebrations culminate with a full weekend of events for everyone Oct. 9-10.   In addition to a concert for charity and a talent show during the week, the weekend events will include:   * Special exhibits at the Holland/Terrell Library, Museum of Art and Connor Museum.   * […]

Music, theater, food and more during Mom’s Weekend

PULLMAN — Continuing a long-established tradition, mothers and friends of WSU students will visit the Pullman campus for Mom’s Weekend, April 3-5. More than 100 activities, exhibits and special programs, including concerts, theater plays, craft fairs and athletic events, are scheduled for the three-day weekend. Huey Lewis and the News will play at 8 p.m. […]

The kick off of Cougar Pride Days

  The start of Cougar Pride Days has begun with the opening ceremony cancelled due to snow, but projects throughout the community and college are still under way.  Cougar Pride Days is a two and half week event that helps improve and beautify WSU and the surrounding community.    Starting March 26 people of the community will […]

Homecoming events held at WSU

Washington State University will host a series of events during the Homecoming weekend Oct. 5-6. The football game WSU vs. Arizona State will take place at 1 p.m. Oct 6 at Martin Stadium. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 1-800-GO-COUGS, option 3, or online. On Friday, Oct. 5 there will be a street fair […]

Many Mom’s Weekend events free to public

Below are listings of some of the WSU Mom’s Weekend events that might be of interest to faculty, staff and the general public. Other events — including those specific to colleges, departments or living groups, as well as those tailored to students and their moms — can be found ONLINE @ Friday, April 13• […]

Dad’s Weekend crowded with activities

PULLMAN– A full slate of activities will commence here this Friday as the Washington State University Cougars once again celebrate Dad’s Weekend and make ready to take on the Wildcats of the University of Arizona in a Pac-10 football game Saturday afternoon , Nov. 4 at Martin Stadium. The weekend’s events will commence Friday with […]

Not just for moms

WSU Pullman’s annual Mom’s Weekend festivities run Friday-Sunday, April 7-9. Colleges, departments and student groups host specialized activities and some gatherings really are geared to students and their moms. But there are many other events with broader appeal to WSU employees, graduate students and their families. Some of these include: • Quilt exhibit, free, Holland/Terrell […]

Numerous activities planned for Semana de la Raza

A series of lectures, a comedian’s performance and an art exhibit highlight this year’s Semana de la Raza celebration at Washington State University. The celebration will take place Feb. 27-March 4.“This year we have a major focus on scholarly activities while at the same time keeping the traditional events that define Semana de la Raza,” […]