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Oct. 2: Venture capitalist provides insights for saving society
August 27, 2014

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

nick-hanauerPULLMAN, Wash. – A “proud and unapologetic capitalist” and member of the 1 percent, Nick Hanauer will bring his searing view of U.S. economic policies to Pullman and Spokane, Wash., on Oct. 2 in two free, public presentations of Washington State University’s Thomas S. Foley Distinguished Lecture.

Asia expert to open new Foley Institute Lecture series
September 14, 2004

 Internationally acclaimed Harvard University professor Susan Pharr will speak on the rise of civil society in Japan and other Asian nations at Washington State University on Sept 20. She will be the inaugural speaker for a new lecture series sponsored by the Thomas Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service and the International Christian University of Tokyo, Japan.One of the world’s foremost experts on Japanese politics and the social basis for democracy in East Asia, Pharr is the former Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. and was a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison … » More …