Pullman Campus News & Events November 22, 2022

Colors were on full display inside the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art during the opening reception and book signing event for artist Keiko Hara last Wednesday.
Photo by WSU Photo Services

Around campus

Crimson Service Desk closed Nov. 24–27

The Crimson Service Desk will be closed Nov. 24–27 in celebration of Thanksgiving. Regular phone and walk‑in support will resume on Monday, Nov. 28, at 8 a.m.

Holiday shopping extended hours and Winter Farmers Market

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center opened with special holiday shopping hours last Saturday in coordination with the first Pullman Winter Market of the season. The market will be 10 a.m.–2 p.m. every third Saturday from November–April inside the visitor center.

President’s Employee Excellence Awards due Dec. 8

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022–2023 President’s Employee Excellence Awards. They will be accepted through Thursday, Dec. 8, at 5 p.m.

Reminder: Open Enrollment runs through Nov. 30

The annual benefits Open Enrollment period for eligible WSU faculty and staff runs through Wednesday, Nov. 30. This is the one time each year changes can be made to certain benefits and coverage without the occurrence of a life event.

In case you missed it

Regents advance infrastructure projects during Friday meeting

Regents voted to move ahead with the design phase of two projects on the WSU Pullman campus — the Taylor Sports Complex and the Schweitzer Engineering Hall.

President’s House renamed in honor of historic faculty member

The Ida Lou Anderson House honors one of WSU’s first female faculty members. Among the students she influenced was Edward R. Murrow, one of the university’s most illustrious alumni.

Fresh harvest of Cosmic Crisp® apples to hit stores Dec. 1

Scientists learn more about the best ways to grow, store, and share the WSU-bred and research-boosting apple with each harvest.

Tony Opheim named interim VP of Information Technology Services and CIO

Opheim, associate vice president and deputy chief information officer, will begin a new role as interim vice president in February 2023 following the departure of Sasi Pillay.

Inflation is biggest concern for Pacific Northwest holiday shoppers

Pacific Northwest shoppers aim to be more fiscally conservative with their spending this holiday season, according to a new report from the WSU Carson College of Business.

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