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Daley discusses higher education in Washington
February 25, 2010

VANCOUVER –  Ann Daley, executive director of the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, will address “System Design: A Roadmap for Higher Education in Washington,” at the Chancellor’s Seminar Series at 11:45 a.m. Friday, March 5 in the Firstenburg Student Commons.

 

The 2009 legislature gave an important assignment to Washington state’s higher education leadership: propose cost-effective ways for the state to meet two aggressive goals. The first goal is to increase the number of college graduates. The second goal is to make college accessible to more of the state’s increasingly diverse population. State lawmakers will use the System Design Plan to make decisions that will … » More …

Spring seminars address overeating, ocean dead zones, corporate social responsibility
January 14, 2009

Ritter

VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver presents the Spring 2009 Chancellor’s Seminar Series, campus lunchtime presentations, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Fridays, Feb. 13, March 13 and April 10, in the Firstenburg Student Commons.

Ticket price for each seminar is $25 per person, including lunch and parking, or $60 for all three seminars with registration by Feb. 6. For more information on each seminar, and to register, see http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/css, http://www.vancouverusa.com or call 360-694-2588.

Feb. 13, “Gut Feelings: How The Gut Tries To Tell The Brain To Stop,” by Bob Ritter of WSU Pullman.

 The National Center for … » More …

Smart environments: artificial intelligence at home and beyond
October 29, 2008

VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver invites the Southwest Wash.ommunity to the last Chancellor’s Seminar of the year, Diane Cook’s “Smart Environments: Artificial Intelligence at Home and Beyond.” The lecture is 12 to 1:30 p.m., Nov. 14, in the WSU Vancouver Firstenburg Student Commons.

 

Tickets are $30, including lunch and event parking. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.vancouverusa.com or call the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce at 360-694-2588.

 

In the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, WSU Professor Diane Cook leads research in the development of artificial intelligence to address some of the world’s most pressing concerns and to enhance some modern day conveniences. Smart … » More …

Chancellor’s Seminar Series to debut
August 5, 2008

VANCOUVER – Washington State University Vancouver presents the Chancellor’s Seminar Series, campus lunchtime presentations Fridays, Sept. 12, Oct. 10 and Nov. 14, in the Firstenburg Student Commons.

Ticket price for each seminar is $30 per person, including lunch and parking, or $80 for all three seminars with registration by Sept. 5.

For more information on each seminar, and to register, see http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/css, or http://www.vancouverusa.com.

“The Chancellor’s Seminar Series offers an outstanding lineup of speakers from within the WSU community of experts – along with national experts from outside of our institution—to address issues impacting Clark County residents,” said WSU Vancouver … » More …