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Tolerance and Respect Show the Way Forward

A statement from Evergreen President George Bridges

May 27, 2017

At The Evergreen State College over the past week, we have had deep and sometimes intense exchanges among a group of students, faculty, and college administrators over equity and treatment of students. Some students on campus experience racism that interferes with their education. Others, including faculty, believe their freedom of expression is being restricted.

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Prepare to be Amazed at The Evergreen State College’s Science Carnival

2016 Science Carnival

Workshops, demonstrations and the chance to drop an egg four stories or watch thermal ignition, will excite science fans young and old during The Evergreen State College’s 14th Annual Science Carnival. The event takes place Friday, June 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the college’s Olympia campus. The event is free and registration is not required.

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Evergreen Student Wins $50,000 Veteran Business Plan Competition

Nicholas Timm with award check

Nicholas Timm ’17, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and an Evergreen student focused on business and sustainability, recently won first place in the inaugural Veteran’s Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship (VIBE) Business Plan Competition.

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Acclaimed scholars Russ and Cheryl Genet to visit Evergreen, discuss “humanity’s quest for a flourishing earth”

Purce Hall exterior

Astronomer Russ Genet and philosopher Cheryl Genet will visit The Evergreen State College on Wednesday, May 17 to lead a program titled “Science, Wisdom, and the Future: Humanity’s Quest for a Flourishing Earth.” The event will be held in Evergreen’s Purce Hall and will begin at 7 p.m.
 

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Remembering celebrated arts leader and Evergreen faculty member Kabby Mitchell

Kabby Mitchell III

The Evergreen State College community is mourning the loss of Kabby Mitchell III, who passed away on Thursday, May 4. A faculty member since 1998, he taught dance, African American studies, and theater. He was also an acclaimed ballet performer and choreographer.

“Kabby was a beloved figure on campus,” said Evergreen President George Bridges. “In so many ways, his life represented heart and passion.”

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