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Oct. 20: Policy makers, economist to debate carbon tax

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

speakersPULLMAN and SPOKANE, Wash. – Panelists representing divergent views of the proposed Washington Carbon Tax referendum I-732 will make brief presentations and engage in a discussion 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the CUB Auditorium at Washington State University. » More …

June 12-16: Workshops offer resources for marketing ideas

bootcamp-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Scholars and researchers with discoveries they want to market are among those encouraged to attend the annual “Be The Entrepreneur Bootcamp,” planned June 12-16 in Pullman and in Moscow, Idaho, and cosponsored by Washington State University. » More …

Migrant parents’ work ethic helps student build success

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Rafael-Mendoza-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – Rafael Mendoza learned from his migrant parents that if you work hard, the opportunities are endless. His success as a Washington State University Tri-Cities business student and intern have proved that true for him. » More …

March 10: Pre-registration advised to shop at CougsFirst!

CougsFirst-250SEATTLE – At CougsFirst!, the free annual showcase of Washington State University-related businesses, alumni and friends will shop and network 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in a new venue – the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. » More …

Jan. 28: Silicon Valley executive to speak on women’s careers

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

JoelleKaufman-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Women leaders will learn about building a career they love at a free social, luncheon and lecture at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Belltower, 107 S. Grand, Pullman. » More …

Jan. 19, 21: Develop/improve farm business plans

cows-smallDUVALL, Wash. – When Snoqualmie Valley farmers Bobbi and Chuck Lindemulder started West Valley Beef – their grass-fed, direct-to-customer beef operation – 15 years ago, they had livestock experience but little business know-how. » More …

It’s all about ‘me:’ Narcissism and mass-customized products

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By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers say a rising trend in narcissism is cause for retailing and manufacturing firms offering customizable products to rethink their marketing strategies. » More …

Oct. 7: Business lecture considers ethics, shareholder value

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Symetra-CEO-Tom-Marra-webPULLMAN, Wash. – “Business Ethics: Doing the Right Thing to Optimize Long-Term Shareholder Value” will be presented at 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Carson College of Business, Todd 116, Washington State University. The 23rd annual Walton Lecture, free to the public, will be presented by Thomas Marra, president and chief executive officer of Symetra Financial. » More …

WSU international business program among nation’s best

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

business-abroad-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Carson College of Business is one of the best 100 business schools in the nation as noted by recent U.S. News & World Report rankings. » More …