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Vaccine skeptics aren’t swayed by emotional scare tactics

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communicaton PULLMAN, Wash. – On the heels of a nationwide measles outbreak comes a report that campaigns aimed at scaring people about the consequences of non-vaccination might not be as effective as many think. An upcoming article in the journal Communication Research challenges the popular assumption that […]

50 business leaders kick off Applied Sciences campaign

SPOKANE — More than 50 prominent business leaders gathered Nov. 17 at the Davenport Hotel for a fundraising breakfast in support of WSU’s Applied Sciences Laboratory, a Spokane-based contract research organization that will undertake a broad range of applied research projects for government agencies and private corporations.Part of the Institute for Shock Physics, the Applied Sciences […]

The 2004 Presidential Campaign Ad Wars

The Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington State University is sponsoring a public lecture on “Early Lessons from the 2004 Presidential Campaign Ad Wars” Thursday, April 22. The lecture will be given by Ken Goldstein, associate professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Director of the […]