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Feb. 15 deadline for futuristic military stories
December 6, 2016

future-army-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – In search of innovative, non-linear ideas about future technologies and trends, the U.S. Army is hosting the Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writing Competition – and writers at Washington State University are invited to enter, according to WSU ROTC instructor Chris Heatherly. The deadline is Feb. 15.

Oct. 6: How archaeology aids modern resilience, sustainability
September 19, 2016

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

jeremy-sabloff-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Anthropologist Jeremy A. Sabloff will discuss how archaeology can make a difference in today’s world at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Todd Hall 276 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 25: Future of radio examined in free, public forum
April 20, 2015

By Darin Watkins, Murrow College of Communication

Evergreen-radioRICHLAND, Wash. – A short re-creation of a live circa 1930s radio broadcast will be part of a free, public discussion about the future of community radio at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the Washington State University Tri-Cities East Auditorium.

Exploring artificial intelligence, androids and the future
April 17, 2015

By Cheryl Reed, Graduate School

Bodley-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – When your interests are so vast they won’t fit into a master’s thesis – or even a Ph.D. dissertation – what can you do? Antonie “Tonie” Bodley’s solution is an interdisciplinary doctoral degree (IIDP) through the Graduate School at Washington State University.

July 9: U.S. food, ag director to discuss ‘wicked problems’
July 1, 2014

Ramaswamy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The head of U.S. food and agriculture will address societal changes he refers to as “wicked problems,” – including population growth, climate change and poverty – at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, in room T101, Food Science and Human Nutrition building, at Washington State University Pullman.

Is Google or the Internet making us stupid?
October 6, 2010

PULLMAN – When Brandon Howard was confronted with the provocative question, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” his first thought was, “I don’t know. Let’s Google it.”

 

Panelists Meriem Chida and

Jason McConnell

On Tuesday the WSU Center for Civic Engagement invited Howard, an elementary education major, and four other panelists to discuss that question in its first Under the Big Tent debate of the semester. The other panelists were
Meriem Chida, assistant professor in Apparel Merchandising, Design and Textiles,
Steven Kale, professor of history,
Jason McConnell, president of the Graduate … » More …

Floyd discusses budget plans, progress
September 30, 2010

 

 

 

PULLMAN – WSU leaders are working toward implementing strategic budget cuts, not across-the-board cuts, said President Elson S. Floyd in Wednesday’s State of the University address.

 

He has asked administrative vice presidents to submit budget plans for their areas by Oct. 15 and he expects to hold public hearings on those plans later this year.

 

“Everything must and should be on the table as we attempt to balance the budget,” Floyd said.

 

No across-the-board cuts

During the question-and-answer session following the speech, he said he does not plan to make cuts across the board, because such cuts lead … » More …

Employment fair open to Vancouver job seekers
April 7, 2008

VANCOUVER – For the 21st year, students and job seekers of all professional and technical positions can find a wealth of information in one place a the Pathways to Your Future Career Information and Job Fair, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 15 in the Hilton Hotel Vancouver. For more details on Pathways to Your Future, visit http://www.clark/edu/pathways.

This is the largest job fair in Southwest Washington and celebrates its 21st year in Clark County. It is free and open to all job seekers. Last year this event attracted over 80 employers and thousands of participants. Clark College, Washington State University Vancouver and The … » More …

Rawlins testifies about where WSU’s headed
January 23, 2006

WSU President V. Lane Rawlins testified Monday, Jan. 23, before the state Senate Early Learning, K-12 and Higher Education Committee, about “What is WSU? Where are we going?” If you’d like an inside peek at Rawlins’ Powerpoint address and part of the message he is relaying to legislators this spring, go to www.ir.wsu.edu/Presentations/2006/012306OlympiaLR.ppt.This presentation does not have narration, but it does include a wide variety of charts and slides forecasting the “Next Biennium Challenges.”The Senate Early Learning, K-12 and Higher Education Committee website is www1.leg.wa.gov/senate/committees/EKHE.