Summer Program Takes Environmental Studies to New Heights

Summer field studies program at Chilli Pepper Lake

A Rare Opportunity to Learn and Research in Alaska’s Wild Wrangell Mountains

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Former NEA Chief to Receive Award for Public Service

John Stocks

The Evergreen State College will honor John C. Stocks ‘81, with the Joseph Albert Dear Distinguished Alumni Award during the college’s Return to Evergreen Alumni Lunch on 12:00pm-1:30pm on Saturday, Oct. 19.

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Evergreen to Host Womxn’s Poetry Reading Wednesday, Oct. 9

Not a luxury - Raucous Poetry

The Evergreen State College will host a poetry reading on campus on Wednesday, Oct. 9. 

Not a Luxury: Raucous Poetry by Womxn Faculty, featuring Dawn Píchon Barron, Tara Hardy, Catalina Ocampo, Suzanne Simons and Sandra Yannone, will take place 7-9 pm at Purce Hall 1. 

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Evergreen Unveils Restored “Welcome Woman”

Bunni Peterson-Haitwas (Skokomish) works with Greg Colfax (Makah) on the restoration of Welcome Woman at the Evergreen State College.

The Evergreen State College will celebrate the recently restored “Welcome Woman” – a Native American carving — at the college on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 11a.m.-noon. 

The unveiling will take place in the carving’s original location at Red Square by the bus loop. 

The original carving, made in the entryway to the library building back in 1984, was never properly sealed and was starting to deteriorate. 

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Evergreen Alumna Selected for MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Linda Barry

Lynda Barry, Evergreen ‘79, is among 26 people chosen as 2019 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. 

Barry, a graphic novelist, cartoonist and educator, was selected for inspiring creative engagement through original graphic works and a teaching practice centered on the role of image making in communication.

Barry is well known for her weekly comic strip “Ernie Pook’s Comeek”.

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