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Area restauranteur will discuss food waste challenges and solutions in April 14 free lecture

Area restauranteur will discuss food waste challenges and solutions in April 14 free lecture

 

Issues about food waste will be addressed by area restaurateur Jim Harbour at the free, public Washington State University common reading lecture at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in Todd Hall 130.

 

The presentation is tied to issues in this year’s common reading book, “Garbology: American’s Love Affair with Trash,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes.

 

Harbour, owner of Pullman’s Porch Light Pizza and co-owner of Southfork Public House, plans to touch on the challenges of waste in the food industry as well as innovations for addressing such waste.

 

“Jim brings insight into issues of food waste from his business experience as well as from his experience as a faculty member in the School of Hospitality Business Management in the WSU Carson College of Business,” said Karen Weathermon, co-director of the common reading program.  

 

Registration open for August 1 golf tournament that funds WSU scholarships

Registration open for August 1 golf tournament that funds WSU scholarships

Registration is now open for the annual Jess Ford of Pullman Hardhat Classic Golf tournament hosted by the Palouse Ridge Golf Club. The tournament will take place Saturday, August 1st to benefit Washington State University's Facilities Services Scholarship Fund.

Each participant will pay a $135 fee that includes 18 holes, golf cart rental, hat, a small bucket of practice balls and barbecue lunch provided by Banyan's the golf club restaurant.

Hole-in-one prizes include a new 2015 Ford F-150 XLT Super Cab Pickup. Additionally, the putting contest winner will get to attempt a putt to win $10,000.

To register, visit http://www.hardhatclassic.com/application.htm. More information can also be found at http://www.hardhatclassic.com/.

Master's students exhibit work at WSU art museum April 10 - May 9

Master's students exhibit work at WSU art museum April 10 - May 9

 

Thesis works by master of fine arts graduate candidates at Washington State University will be on exhibit April 10-May 9 at the Museum of Art/WSU. A free public gallery opening reception for WSU Mom's Weekend will take place Friday April 10th at 6:00 p.m.

 

"Our overarching goal is to support creativity and innovation in students who seek out divergent opinions and examine complex issues from a variety of perspectives," said Chris Bruce, director of the museum. "Exposing our audience to the culmination of two or more years of work from our graduate candidates enriches community life by providing meaningful encounters with this creativity and innovation."

 

The museum is located on Wilson Road across from Martin Stadium in the Fine Arts Center on the WSU Pullman campus. Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday, open until 7:00 p.m. Thursday. More information can be found at http://museum.wsu.edu.

 

Fair Housing Workshop in Moscow April 9

Fair Housing Workshop in Moscow April 9

 

A free housing work shop will take place Thursday, April 9th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  at the 1912 Center's Art Workshop located at 412 E. Third Street in Moscow.

 

This workshop is open to anyone interested in learning about the Fair Housing Act, but could prove to be especially beneficial to a variety of people connected with the housing market including consumers, housing providers, manager, realtors, lenders, housing advocates, and government personnel and officials.

 

In addition to the Fair Housing Act, topics to be addressed at the workshop include Support Animals and Reasonable Accommodations and Limited English Proficiency Compliance Requirements.

 

Attendees may register at the door the day of the event at 12:30 p.m., or in advance online by visiting the following web address: http://www.hud.gov/emarc/index.cfm?fuseaction=emar.registerEvent&eventId=2354&update=N.

 

Lecture exploring pollinators and sustainable agriculture will be presented at WSU April 9

Lecture exploring pollinators and sustainable agriculture will be presented at WSU April 9

 

An upcoming lecture at Washington State University will explore the connection between bees and sustainable agriculture.

 

A free, public lecture on sustainable agriculture will be presented by the co-director of the Berkeley Food Institute at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9th at Washington State University in CUE 203. A reception will begin at 5:00 p.m. in CUE 518.

 

The talk, "A bee's eye perspective on sustainable agriculture", by Claire Kremen is the annual E. Paul Catts Public Lecture in entomology at WSU.

 

Kremen, an authority on pollinators and particular bees, will discuss how conservation of "pollinator-friendly" habitat across landscapes can mitigate harm and contribute to sustainable farming and global food security.

 

Kremen is a professor in environmental science, policy and management at the University of California, Berkley, and director of the food institutes's Center for Diversified Farming Systems.

 

Best of British theatre to be broadcast on the Kenworthy's big screen

Best of British theatre to be broadcast on the Kenworthy's big screen

 

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow will soon host some of the best British theatre performances on the big screen. The National Theatre Live Series is a groundbreaking project by London's National Theatre to broadcast the best of British theatre from the London stage to cinemas across the United Kingdom and around the world.

 

National Theater Live (NT Live) is a successful initiative that takes performances from the National's stages in London to cinemas and performing arts centers worldwide. Since its first season, which began in June 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phedre starring Helen Mirren, over half a million people have now experienced the National acclaimed work on movie screens around the world.

 

Idaho Law Review annual symposium to explores surveillance technologies

Idaho Law Review annual symposium to explores surveillance technologies

 

The University of Idaho College of Law will host their 2015 Idaho Law Review Annual Symposium “Privacy in the Age of Pervasive Surveillance,” which will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3rd in the Legacy Pointe Room of the Idaho Water Center in Boise. This year’s keynote speaker is David Medine, chairman of the United States Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

 

According to the college, the symposium will explore the nature and reach of contemporary surveillance technologies and the challenges they pose for maintaining personal privacy and security.