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The Media & Political Transformation in the Arab World

The Foley Institute and The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication present the annual Media & Politics Symposium:

The Media and Political Transformation in the Arab World

In 2011, civil uprisings that begun in Tunisia and Egypt developed into a wave of protests throughout North Africa and the Middle East. Social media spread dialogue like wildfire; bringing citizens together, giving a voice to the discontent, and disrupting political powers that had long been seen as stagnant. A distinguished panel of experts will discuss the power of social media to impact political change.Continue reading


Say hello! to MESA students on campus

The WSU Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program will be hosting Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Comes to WSU today and tomorrow on the WSU Pullman campus. Approximately 60 MESA community college students from around the state will be learning about our science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs and getting an introduction to WSU labs, student clubs, and our campus community. When you see them on campus, please give them a warm welcome!



Horsemanship program for veterans – Information meeting

There will be an information meeting for PATH to Success: A Veterans’  Journey on Wednesday, April 23, 7-9 pm, Cleveland Hall, Room 70. This is a horsemanship program for veterans scheduled for fall 2014. Refreshments will be provided. The program will be provided at no cost to veterans. Horse experience is not required.Continue reading


President’s Commission on the Status of Women meeting TODAY!!

Please join us for the regular monthly meeting of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, FRIDAY, < >, from 1:10 to 2pm at the following locations:

Pullman – Lighty 405

Spokane – SAC 145A

Tri-Cities – TWST 224

Vancouver – VMMC 102Q

Downtown Seattle (WSU West) – Conference Room 3.

If you are unable to attend on site and would like to conference call into the meeting you may dial in using 509-335-9445; Code: 07155.  If you have difficulties with the phone conference system, please contact the ITS Help Desk 509-335-4357.

This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend.

Contact:  Kay Vyhnanek,


All are Invited to the Second Annual LEAD Event Featuring the WSU President’s Award for Leadership

The 2014 Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction (LEAD) event is a celebration of WSU student leaders and those who have mentored and supported the efforts of these students as they work towards leadership and social change. The LEAD program will include an address from the 2013-14 ASWSU president and vice president and GPSA president, the inauguration of the 2014-15 ASWSU officers, a Gallery of Leadership, and the presentation of the 2014 President’s Award for Leadership featuring WSU Provost Dr. Daniel Bernardo. The LEAD event is open to the public and will take place on Thursday, April 24 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Compton Union Senior Ballroom on the WSU Pullman campus.Continue reading


Department of Chemistry Seminar – Monday, April 21

The Department of Chemistry invites you to its upcoming departmental seminar on Monday, April 21, at 4:10 p.m. in Fulmer Hall, room 438.

Dr. Heather Desaire from the University of Kansas will present, Enabling technology for glycoprotein analysis and application to HIV-1 Envelope proteins.

Contact: Chelsea Pickett,