May 2008 News Releases

Rev. James M. Lawson, Civil Rights Leader, Leading Theorist of Nonviolent Activism

May 05, 2008

Civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. James M. Lawson will be speaking at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 5 at Temple Beth Hatfiloh, 201 8th Ave SE in Olympia. Rev. Lawson will talk about building a community that both values activism – to promote better quality of life and greater equity among citizens – and ensures civility and respect for the rights of all. The event is free and open to the public.

Published: May 01, 2008

Gov. Gregoire Announces Appointments to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees

Gov. Chris Gregoire announced appointments to the The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees on April 24. Keith Kessler of Hoquiam and Kristin Hayden of Seattle have joined The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees.

Published: May 06, 2008

Annual sustainability conference to host visionary speakers and leaders in Olympia

May 19, 2008 to May 23, 2008

Synergy: The Seventh Annual Sustainable Living Conference is being held at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. The dates for the 2008 conference are Monday, May 19th through Friday, May 23rd.

Electric Vehicles Will Make Evergreen Still Greener

For the traditional car enthusiast, the color red is red hot, but at Evergreen the best ride on campus comes with fewer emissions and more green.

Published: May 15, 2008

Tavis Smiley of the Tavis Smiley Show to Speak at Evergreen

May 23, 2008

The Evergreen State College Presents PBS Talk Show Host Tavis Smiley of The Tavis Smiley Show, Friday, May 23rd at 8 pm at the College Recreation Center

Published: May 16, 2008

James Loewen to Talk about History’s Omissions and Errors at Evergreen Graduation

June 13, 2008

A sociologist, historian and professor who taught race relations for 20 years at the University of Vermont, James Loewen co-authored, Mississippi: Conflict and Change, which won the Lillian Smith Award for Best Southern Nonfiction, but was not approved for use in the Mississippi school system because it was considered too controversial and placed too much focus on racial issues.

Published: May 16, 2008

Evergreen's Science Carnival Combines Fun, Science, and a Volcano

Fans of science, ice cream and VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS will love The Evergreen State College's fifth annual Science Carnival set for May 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day.

Published: May 19, 2008

June 14 Marks the 30th Anniversary of Super Saturday at The Evergreen State College

June 14, 2008 to June 14, 2008

Washington's largest one day festival, Super Saturday promises live music and entertainment on four stages, more than 100 arts and crafts booths, native arts and entertainment, community groups, Kid's Country and the Greener Oasis wine and beer garden.

Published: May 27, 2008

A Sustainable Agriculture Response to the Food Crisis

June 05, 2008

On June 5, 2008, Evergreen will host a talk by Joel Salatin, a farmer, visionary and expert in the practice of sustainable agriculture. Salatin's Polyface Farm achieved iconic status as the livestock farm featured in the New York Times’ bestseller Omnivore's Dilemma by food writer Michael Pollan.

Published: May 27, 2008