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Evergreen’s May 27 Science Carnival

Published: May 23, 2016

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the college’s Olympia campus at 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW. The Science Carnival welcome center is in the Lab I building. The event is free and registration is not required. More information is available at (check back close to the event date for specific presentation titles and times). Read the whole story.

Tacoma Program Gains Permanent Home

Published: May 5, 2016

Resilience is an appropriate theme for the Olympia-based college’s Tacoma Program, located in the Hilltop neighborhood. Started in the 1970s by Evergreen faculty members Maxine Mimms and Betsy Diffendal, the college’s Tacoma classes were originally held in the homes of the two educators. The program moved around in the 80s and 90s, but found a home in its current building at 1210 6th Avenue in 2001, where it continued to serve a core group of older, mid-career students, many of them working parents. Read the whole story.

Stephanie Coontz Book Signing

Published: April 25, 2016

Stephanie Coontz, emeritus faculty member at The Evergreen State College, recently released her seventh book The Way We Still Never Were: Another Quarter Century of Family Change and Diversity and will discuss myths of the American family during a reading and singing event, Wednesday, May 4, 5-6 p.m. Read the whole story.

Saul Williams Comes to Evergreen

Published: April 21, 2016

In his only publicized West Coast performance this season, poet, writer, activist, musician and actor Saul Williams will perform at The Evergreen State College on April 29, in the Costantino Recreation Center at 7:30pm. Opening performers include Hip-Hop artist and poet C.A.U.T.I.O.N., and Evergreen poet and alumna Rachel Greene. Read the whole story.

New Guide to Native Prairie Plants

Published: April 20, 2016

Evergreen is launching a new book with illustrations and descriptions of nearly 150 plants found in glacial outwash prairies from Tacoma to Rochester, Washington. As part of the book release, a talk is scheduled on the Puget Prairie Flora Project and prairie restoration. The free, public event will take place Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in Evergreen’s Communications Building Recital Hall (2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia). Read the whole story.

Events at Evergreen

Published: April 12, 2016

The Inauguration Celebration of President George Bridges and other notable events are happening in April and early May. Read the whole story.

Indigenous Art Exhibit Opens at Evergreen

Published: March 25, 2016

In recognition of the strong relationship between the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at The Evergreen State College and indigenous artists around the world, the “House of Welcome” Longhouse presents an exhibition featuring more than 70 indigenous artists at the Evergreen Gallery, located in the college’s library building. Read the whole story.

Evergreen Graduate Named Oregon Poet Laureate

Published: March 25, 2016

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has named Evergreen graduate Elizabeth Woody, ‘91 of Warm Springs and Portland to a two-year appointment as Poet Laureate of Oregon. Woody will be Oregon’s eighth poet laureate since 1921. Read the whole story.

Alumni and Friends Showcase Support

Published: March 11, 2016

Attendees at The Evergreen State College’s recent Art of Living gala–including nearly 250 college alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the college–marked their support for and confidence in the college and its students with a remarkable night of giving. The final tally, totaling more than $125,000, set a new fundraising record for the annual event and reflected an impressive 25% increase over the prior year. Read the whole story.

Faculty Member Rudy Martin Passed Away

Published: March 9, 2016

S.R. “Rudy” Martin Jr., 80, a founding faculty member of The Evergreen State College, died early Saturday, provost and vice president for academic affairs Michael Zimmerman announced Monday. Martin retired in 1997 after working 27 years at the college. He served as faculty chair and academic dean and taught a wide range of offerings in the humanities and arts. Read the whole story.

Evergreen Named 4th in Volunteerism

Published: February 29, 2016

On February 18 the Peace Corps announced that The Evergreen State College ranked No. 4 among small schools on the agency’s 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 13 Geoducks currently volunteering worldwide. In 2015, Evergreen ranked No. 20. Read the whole story.

Rewiring the Northwest's Energy Infrastructure

Published: February 29, 2016

Rewiring the Northwest’s Energy Infrastructure shows how the Northwest will be able to advance an affordable, resilient and integrated energy system...The new report is the first in the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure’s “Five Big Goals for 2040” research series. The series engages leading thinkers and innovative practitioners in mapping the path to achieve a transformative 2040 infrastructure vision in the Pacific Northwest. Read the whole story.

Stephanie Coontz to Speak at Evergreen

Published: January 29, 2016

On the evening of Wednesday, February 10, the internationally acclaimed American families historian and expert, Stephanie Coontz, returns to Olympia to conduct a forum at the Evergreen Longhouse Education and Cultural Center. Read the whole story.

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.