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Art of Living Gala
Published: January 29, 2016
Elegant art, enticing experiences and engaging philanthropy will all be on offer at The Evergreen State College’s Art of Living fundraiser on Saturday, February 20. Evergreen alumni, faculty and friends will gather at the Hotel Murano to support scholarships for Evergreen students. Read the whole story.
Professor to Headline Evergreen’s Unsoeld Series
Published: January 26, 2016
Thursday, February 25, The Evergreen State College will welcome Deepa Kumar, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Media Studies and affiliated faculty in Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University. Kumar will offer a public presentation entitled, “In Search of Monsters to Destroy,” Islamophobia, the War on Terror and US Imperialism. Read the whole story.
Evergreen Joins Prestigious Civic Engagement Organization
Published: January 14, 2016
The Evergreen State College recently joined the national consortium Project Pericles as a member institution. Founded in 2001 by educational philanthropist Eugene M. Lang, Project Pericles is dedicated to incorporating social responsibility and participatory citizenship as essential elements of college and university education. Read the whole story.
Free January Events
Published: January 8, 2016
As 2016 gets underway, The Evergreen State College is hosting several free events that range from a climate symposium featuring a Nobel Prize honoree to an open house for prospective students, to talks about archaeology and prison art. The events provide an opportunity for community members to explore and share in the learning experiences available at Evergreen. Read the whole story.
Prison Obscura Exhibit at Evergreen Gallery
Published: January 5, 2016
A traveling photography exhibit entitled Prison Obscura makes its way to Olympia on Thursday, January 14 where it will show in the Evergreen State College Gallery through March 2. Read the whole story.
Nobel Honoree to Keynote Evergreen Climate Event
Published: December 29, 2015
The Evergreen State College will convene policy makers, industry leaders, research and advocacy groups with students and the community on January 13 for a day of talks on climate change and regional solutions. The symposium, entitled “It’s Happening. What Now? Climate Change Research and Action in Washington State,” features Nobel Prize honoree John Byrne, Ph.D. as its keynote speaker. Read the whole story.
Preview Day Offers An Inside Look at Evergreen
Published: December 23, 2015
On January 16, prospective students and their families can meet and ask questions of faculty members and students and tour classrooms, labs, residence halls and other facilities on Evergreen’s unique thousand-acre campus. Read the whole story.
Emily Dunn-Wilder Named to Evergreen’s Board of Trustees
Published: November 23, 2015
Since enrolling at The Evergreen State College in 2012, Dunn-Wilder has not only created The Evergreen Food Guide, she also coordinates the college’s Shellfish Club and organized the 2015 Evergreen Earth Day. Read the whole story.
Renowned Art Scholar and Curator Offers Lecture November 30th
Published: November 20, 2015
Jonathan Katz, Ph.D., chair of the Art Department and director of Visual Studies Doctoral Program at the University at Buffalo (SUNY), prominent LGTBQ activist and co-curator of the exhibit currently at the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM), Art AIDS America will spend November 30 and December 1 in the South Puget Sound discussing art, AIDS, LGTBQ issues and how they intersect. Read the whole story.
Historic Nuclear Freeze Movement Roundtable
Published: November 2, 2015
On Thursday, November 5, at 3:30pm, The Evergreen State College Daniel J. Evans Library will host several of the original Thurston County Nuclear Freeze Campaign organizers for a roundtable discussion that is free and open to the public. Facilitators include retired Evergreen faculty, Thad Curtz and Helena Meyer Knapp, who were part of the movement. Read the whole story.
Bre Pettis to Headline Evergreen Event
Published: October 13, 2015
Bre Pettis is one of The Evergreen State College’s best-known alumni. Renowned in the maker world, he founded and led 3D printing innovator MakerBot and is back in innovation mode again. Pettis is set to deliver the keynote address at the college’s Return to Evergreen event on Saturday, October 24 at the Olympia campus, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW. Read the whole story.
Evergreen to Host 24th Annual Graduate School Fair
Published: October 7, 2015
The Evergreen State College will host its 24th Annual Graduate School Fair on Wednesday, October 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Evergreen Library lobby. The event is free and open to current students from all the area colleges, Evergreen alumni, and community members considering graduate school. Read the whole story.
Panel to Discuss Race and Inequality
Published: October 2, 2015
The Evergreen State College is presenting a panel discussion focused on racial inequality in American society and, in particular, the legal system...(The event) is set for 1:15-3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7 in Evergreen’s Library building lobby. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is $2 Read the whole story.
Fall Exhibition at the Evergreen Gallery
Published: October 1, 2015
Inspired by Elaine Scarry’s revelatory book, Thinking in an Emergency, the newest exhibition at the Evergreen State College Gallery, running from October 10 to December 2, 2015 with an opening reception October 10 from 4 to 6pm, asks: What does art do in a time of emergencies when urgency and indifference coexist? How does art announce new, unexpected futures? Read the whole story.