Edmond Lapine ’08 to be remembered at concerts in Oakland, Portland and Olympia

Edmond Lapine and his mother at graduation ceremony in 2008.

OLYMPIA, WASH. (August 9, 2017) — When Edmond Lapine ’08 was four years old, he received a Fischer-Price cassette player for Christmas. Already a lover of music and books, it didn’t take long for Lapine to learn how to record his own voice on the cassette player. Soon after, he learned how to use the family video camera.

“I would find him staging toys around the living room,” recalls his mom, Sami Kopelman. “He recited stories or played songs as he filmed his staged characters. The music-loving portions of Edmond’s heart and brain were awakened.”

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Evergreen Recognized by The Princeton Review

OLYMPIA, WASH. (August 2, 2017) — The Evergreen State College has been named one of The Princeton Review’s “Best 382 Colleges.”

Published on Tuesday, The Princeton Review’s “Best 382 Colleges, 2018 Edition” includes a variety of best-of lists based on the results of a survey of 137,000 current college students. In addition to inclusion on the publication’s flagship list of 382, Evergreen is also on two additional lists, “Green Colleges” and “Best Western.”

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Evergreen to host international conference on bacteriophage

OLYMPIA, WASH. (July 24, 2017) — The 2017 Evergreen Bacteriophage Conference will be held August 6-11 at The Evergreen State College. The biennial conference was founded in 1995 as a summit devoted to bacteriophage-related molecular biology and ecology. It has now broadened to include applications of bacteriophages in agriculture, human phage therapy and genetic engineering.

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Evergreen Receives Federal Grant to Host Climate Change Conference

OLYMPIA, WASH. (July 24, 2017) — The Evergreen State College has been awarded a grant from The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to support the Ecological Forestry and Climate Variability Conference that will be hosted by the college in June 2018.

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Evergreen Art Student Earns Graduate School Scholarship to NYU

Ivan Espinosa ’17 speaks of his experience at Evergreen with such sincerity and gratitude, one can almost hear the smile in his voice. And it's for good reason—he was recently accepted to New York University (NYU) with a full scholarship for graduate studies—based largely on his artistic work while at Evergreen.

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