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May 3: Congresswoman to speak at Foley series
April 27, 2016

Cathy-McMorris-RodgersPULLMAN, Wash. – U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) will be the guest speaker at the Foley Institute’s coffee and politics series at noon Tuesday, May 3, in Bryan Hall 308. Free pizza and pop will be served.

April 25: Obama, Trump and the presidency considered
April 20, 2016

Obama-and-TrumpPULLMAN, Wash. – “Reconciling Barack Obama’s legacy and the rise of Donald Trump” will be discussed at noon Monday, April 25, in 308 Bryan Hall as part of the Foley Institute’s free coffee & politics series. Pizza and pop will be served.

March 28: How scientific research can improve justice
March 21, 2016

Nancy-RodriguezPULLMAN, Wash. – The use of scientific research to improve criminal justice in the U.S. will be discussed by National Institute of Justice Director Nancy Rodriguez at 4 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.

March 1: Avoiding burnout while engaging in politics
February 25, 2016

Paul-LoebPULLMAN, Wash. – Author and speaker Paul Loeb will discuss the importance of engaging in the democratic process, regardless of political beliefs, plus practical tips for avoiding burnout and cynicism at noon Tuesday, March 1, in Bryan 308 at Washington State University.

Feb. 19: Governing in polarized times discussed at capitol
February 17, 2016

Divided stateOLYMPIA, Wash. – “Governing Washington in Polarized Times” will be discussed by a panel in a free, public presentation at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in the Cherberg ABC Meeting Room at the Washington State Capitol. The event is hosted by the Washington State University Foley Institute with Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s office.

Feb. 23-24: Protecting world treasures from war
February 9, 2016

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Joris-Kila-in-MaliPULLMAN, Wash. – A world leader in rescuing precious objects of cultural heritage from the ravages of war will present two free, public addresses at Washington State University Feb. 23-24.

Feb. 11: Ethics of fetal tissue research considered
February 9, 2016

Fetal-tissue-researchPULLMAN, Wash. – Differing views about the ethics of using fetal tissue in scientific research will be presented at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in CUE 203 at Washington State University.

April 22: More optimistic future of climate change
April 21, 2015

world-climatePULLMAN, Wash. – A new perspective on climate change and a future that isn’t out of reach will be discussed at the Foley Institute’s free, public coffee & politics series at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in Bryan Hall 308. Coffee and donuts will be served.

April 23: High court’s consideration of gay marriage discussed
April 20, 2015

GashPULLMAN, Wash. – Alison Gash will discuss marriage equality cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and the implications for gay and lesbian couples at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in Bryan Hall 308 as part of the Foley Institute coffee and politics series. Coffee and donuts will be served.