David J. Allard, director of the Pennsylvania State Bureau of Radiation Protection, will address the historical uses of radium as well as its health effects on workers and the general public.
Events kick off at 12:10 p.m. with a lecture by Robert Miller, a professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
Pat Fitch, associate laboratory director for chemical, earth, and life sciences at Los Alamos National Laboratory, will give the Vice President for Research Distinguished lecture at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 via Zoom.
WSU is kicking off the 2020-21 Visiting Writers Series with two online events led by Taryn Fagerness, a publishing industry veteran and former editor of the University’s literary magazine.
The first lecture will be given by Lilliana Mason, an associate professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, on political polarization. It will take place at noon on Thursday, Aug. 27.
WSU Tri-Cities will welcome James Conca, senior scientist for UFA Ventures, Inc., who will discuss the current state and future of the nuclear waste disposal program in the United States as part of a Feb. 28 joint engineering and science lecture series.
Bruce Napier will discuss his work regarding the Mayak plutonium production site in Russia, which has many similarities to the Hanford Site in Richland, as part of a lecture at 5 p.m. on Oct. 30 in the WSU Tri-Cities East Auditorium.
Whittington will discuss how American political rhetoric has been increasingly filled with cries of a looming constitutional crisis.
The first 2019 Vice President for Research Distinguished Lecture will tackle approaches to improving health among the elderly and increasing the overall lifespan.
A leading sports economist will discuss the financial stability of collegiate athletics in March 28 visit to Pullman campus.