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Nominations taken for MLK awards
January 4, 2005

Nominations will be accepted through Monday, Jan. 10, for the WSU/UI Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Awards. The awards are presented to community members who have demonstrated their commitment to racial harmony and equality in their day-to-day activities and interactions with others.WSU has made the awards since 1988. UI began participating in 2001.The five nomination categories are: faculty, staff, graduate student, undergraduate and community member. An essay, under 500 words, must be submitted explaining how the nominee demonstrated commitment to racial harmony and equality during the past year. Send nominations to oma@uidaho.edu by Jan. 10.Nominators also must describe how nominees meet the … » More …

Native American poet to speak in Pullman
March 7, 2003

Native American Poet Joy Harjo will speak at Washington State University in Pullman, as part of the “Who Speaks for America” lecture series organized by the Department of Comparative American Cultures (CAC). Harjo’s talk is free and open to the public, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in the Center for Undergraduate Education, room #203.When asked to comment on the perspective Harjo will bring to the WSU campus, Alex Kuo, Chair of CAC said, “Harjo is a unique voice, poet, and protector of all living things, someone who forgives but does not forget.” Started by Kuo nearly 20 years ago, the “Who Speaks for … » More …