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Nov. 28-29: ‘End of progress’ focus of philosophy talks

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

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PULLMAN, Wash. – The contested status of social progress and how to support it will be examined during the Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy at Washington State University, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Todd 216. » More …

Oct. 3-31: Interactive exhibit returns to focus on stereotypes, identity 

By McKenna Miller, intern, College of Education

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PULLMAN, Wash. – An interactive exhibit about stereotypes and identity, titled “Under the Skin: Dismantling Borders within Borders,” will be hosted by Washington State University’s Center for Mestizo and Indigenous Research and Engagement Oct. 3-31, in Gallery 3 of the Fine Arts Building. A reception will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. » More …

Oct. 7: Guest speaker presents work on bias and status

susan-fiske-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Susan Fiske, internationally honored researcher of cognitive stereotypes and emotional prejudices, will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building, room 201, and by videoconference to other Washington State University campuses. » More …

Oct. 6: How archaeology aids modern resilience, sustainability

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

jeremy-sabloff-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Anthropologist Jeremy A. Sabloff will discuss how archaeology can make a difference in today’s world at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Todd Hall 276 at Washington State University. » More …

Learning from Muslim countries with many women engineers

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences
and Emil Venere, Purdue University

3 resesarchersPULLMAN, Wash. – A new study co-led by researchers at Washington State University aims to understand why significantly more women study engineering in some predominantly Muslim countries than in the United States. » More …

Sept. 7: How racial change will affect election, country

David-DomkeSEATTLE – “Tectonic social change” means that the November U.S. presidential election will “define this nation for generations,” according to author David Domke. He will be the featured speaker at a sold-out annual lunch Sept. 7 for the William D. Ruckelshaus Center. » More …

Highly cited sociologist receives national career award

Don-DillmanPULLMAN, Wash. – Don Dillman, who is among Washington State University’s most cited researchers, has won a national award for a career of distinguished contributions to the field of sociological methodology. » More …