WSU's Health and Wellness Services will host Spring Break Blitz Health Hut from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday, March 6.
Spring Break Blitz will join with Fitstop Tuesday for "Frisky Not Risky Safe Sex Kits" today, March 3, near the Fitness Center entrance. Learn about STIs, safe sex, and consent. Free safe sex kits and Bedside Swag available.
"Snacking on the Go" will be Wednesday, March 4, in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko Commons. The interactive table will have trail mix samples, the latest in nutrition tracking apps, and information on the best way to fuel your spring break.
"Warriors Party Safe" will be Thursday, March 5, in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko commons. The interactive table will have tips and strategies for safe partying and mocktail samples and recipes.
WSU students from various countries will host a luncheon in celebration of International Women's Day from noon to 1:30 p.m. today, March 3, in the Student Activities Center, Kryzsko Commons.
The luncheon will include a vegetarian meal prepared by FORGE (Fighting for Our Rights and Gender Equality) and international students, a presentation on the status of women internationally, and personal stories of women's experiences around the world.
Tickets for the event are $10 and can be purchased at the International Services Office or at the door.
WSU's Warrior Success Center will hold a Work-Study Experience Group for work-study employees at 3 p.m. today, March 3, in Maxwell 306.
This career development group is designed to help recognize and improve skills learned as a WSU student work-study employee to achieve success in academics and future careers. The group meets every other Tuesday.
WSU will host Rashed Ferdous from the Minnesota based Islamic Resource Group presenting "Islam and Muslims: Beyond Stereotypes" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, March 3, in the Harriet Johnson Auditorium, Somsen Hall.
The presentation and community forum will provide an opportunity to hear from American Muslims about their thoughts regarding the current events locally and around the world.
This event seeks to promote positive discussion around tolerance, respect, and community.
Charla Miertschin, Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, and Ralph Townsend, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, will facilitate a discussion on Professional Development Reports at noon Wednesday, March 4, in Maxwell 158.
The session is open to all who are interested.
The Faculty Brown Bag Series is sponsored by the WSU Deans' Council.
WSU's English Language Center (ELC) will host International Conversation Partners Night from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the New Center Conference Room.
Once a month the ELC invites students and community members to come for informal conversation and snacks with WSU international students. The nights are designed to help international students improve their English.
WSU will host Patrick Clipsham presenting "Ethical Veganism and the Commodification of Animals" as part of the CLASP Series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Stark 103.
Clipsham will explain the two main philosophical approaches, welfarism and animal rights, that have motivated the argument that veganism is ethically required. He will also discuss the anti-commodification approach, which can be used to respond to some common objections against welfarism and the animal rights approach.
WSU's Great River Reading Series will host visiting writer Ryan Van Meter at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Science Laboratory Center, room 120.
Van Meter will read from his essay collection entitled If You Knew Then What I Know Now. Van Meter's new work focuses on his experiences with coming out, the impact of gender and sexuality on the coming-of-age of a Middle American, and an investigation of the etymological origins of the word "faggot."
Davin Heckman, mass comunication, has been invited to join the Editorial Board for Penn State's Digital Humanities Journal, Digital Literary Studies. Digital Literary Studies is an international peer-reviewed interdisciplinary publication with a focus on those aspects of Digital Humanities primarily concerned with literary studies.
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