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Showcase 2020 Schedule


Events throughout the week

Dates, times, and locations may change, so please check this page frequently.

Tues., March 23, 2021

State of the University Event

President Schulz highlights the University’s accomplishments of the past 12 months and discusses strategic priorities.

Wed., March 24, 2021

Distinguished Faculty Address

The annual Distinguished Faculty Address honors a faculty member who has risen to the front ranks of his or her discipline through achievements in research, scholarship, and teaching.

Everyone welcome. Reservations are appreciated.

Food and drink available during the presentation. Reception will immediately follow the address.

Three-Minute Thesis

In this research communication competition, doctoral students have 3 minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance. Developed by the University of Queensland in Australia, Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) challenges students to consolidate their ideas and research discoveries so they can present them concisely to a non-specialist audience.

Thur., March 25, 2021

Academic Showcase

This poster session celebrates the achievements of faculty, staff, and graduate students engaged in WSU’s central mission: the advancement of scholarship, research, and the arts. Work will be on display for the campus community to view.

Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Research Exposition

WSU Pullman graduate and professional students present their original research, scholarship, and/or creative work while competing for $9,600 in awards.

Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Lecture

An emeritus who contributes to academia, the University, the community, and mankind while in retirement will deliver the annual lecture.

Fri., March 26, 2021

Crimson Reads: A Celebration of WSU Authors

Join us in honoring the diverse publishing achievements of WSU faculty, students, staff, alumni, and retirees. This event recognizes those who have authored/co-authored or edited a book (including ebooks) within the past year.

Celebrating Excellence Banquet

Join us in honoring the outstanding achievements of WSU faculty and staff. An awards program recognizes distinguished members of the University community.

Reservations required. Space is limited. Business attire suggested.

Date to be announced

Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA)

Look, listen, and learn from WSU undergraduate students engaged in mentored research, scholarship, and creative activities. Freshmen through seniors in all disciplines compete for awards by sharing original contributions to their fields. The public is invited to attend.