Chris Jordan - acclaimed photographic artist & social activist at Evergreen, Tues, Jan 29

Chris Jordan is an internationally acclaimed photographic artist and social activist whose work explores the detritus of American mass culture. His newest series, titled Running the Numbers: An American Self-Portrait” (2006-7), depicts the staggering statistics that define contemporary America, in huge intricately detailed panels as large as thirty feet wide.

Community Partnership to Increase Salmon Habitat on The Evergreen State College Campus

(Olympia, Wash) More wild salmon could soon be making their home on campus and in Puget Sound with a bit of ingenuity applied to a culvert and bulkhead on the Evergreen State College campus.

Josh Blue, Comedian & Evergreen Alumnus performs locally

Help welcome Josh Blue, one of Evergreen’s own back for a northwest tour with events in Portland, Tacoma and Kirkland.  A hilarious stand-up comic, triumphant individual, television personality, and U.S. Paralympic soccer player, Blue refuses to bow to any of the challenges that come from living with cerebral palsy and promises evenings full of perceptive and unique humor. Visit Alumni Events to learn more.

Athletic program working to keep people warm this winter

OLYMPIA, Wash.  - The Evergreen State College collected coats in their inaugural  “One Warm Coat” drive. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community donated the coats during the week-long drive organized by Evergreen’s Athletic Department.

At last weeks men’s basketball home games, donors were able to exchange their coats for free admission.
 

Focus the Nation on Global Warming - Daytime Events at Evergreen

Creating a Climate of Change: A Community Forum on Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest


The Evergreen State College, Olympia campus will be hosting a series of daytime workshops on January 30, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Evergreen State College is a proud participant in Focus the Nation, a nationwide campaign to bring communities together through the help of colleges and universities in order to find solutions to global warming issues.

Zhang Er's Poetry Available in New Translation

Zhang Er's Poetry Available in New Translation

(Olympia, Wash.)  Evergreen faculty member Zhang Er's recently collected poems were published this summer in a bilingual edition, "So Translating Rivers and Cities," by Zephyr Press. She also gave a reading from the book at the University Bookstore in Seattle on July 27.

Evergreen Fund for Innovation Awards Announced

Evergreen’s Visual History and Carbon Offsets Focus of Winning Proposals for 2007-2008

(Olympia, Wash.)    The Evergreen Fund for Innovation supports pioneering efforts by members of the Evergreen community for projects that will shape the college’s future.   The award was established in 1996 in an effort to keep Evergreen on the leading edge of higher education.   Two winning teams were announced the 2007-2008 academic year.  

Sheppard Honored at Cannes Film Festival

Sheppard Honored at Cannes Film Festival

(Olympia, Wash.)  Evergreen faculty member Dr. Gilda Sheppard's documentary film "Women Together as One" was the first ever short film selected for showing by Fest Afrique 360 at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival in France. The film's world premiere was part of the Agora Lumiere Cinema Series showcasing the best work worldwide of filmmakers from Africa or of African descent. Sheppard also served on the series' "African Diaspora Cinema" panel.

The Evergreen State College, St. Martin's University, South Puget Sound Community College, and Centralia College Commit to Focus the Nation on Global Warming.

The Evergreen State College, St. Martin's University, South Puget Sound Community College, and Centralia College Commit to Focus the Nation on Global Warming.

Event Commences at 7:00 p.m. at the Washington Center, January 30, 2008


National Survey Notes High Levels of Student Engagement at The Evergreen State College

(Olympia, Wash.) Students at The Evergreen State College reported higher than average engagement on all benchmark measures of the 2007 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), which included academic challenge, active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, enriching educational experiences, and a supportive campus environment.

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