SEATTLE – In a sense, early returns from the 2016 election are already in: Civility is losing to vitriol in a landslide. But two former U.S. Senate majority leaders – Republican Trent Lott of Mississippi and Democrat Tom Daschle of South Dakota – have been promoting a plan to restore civility to governing.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – An exhibit opening this week in Washington State University’s Terrell Library continues the yearlong exploration of America’s garbage problems through the entity in charge of monitoring and fixing them: the government.
PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 200 youth will take on the roles of lobbyists at the annual Washington State University Extension 4-H Know Your Government Conference in Olympia Feb. 15-18 at the Red Lion Hotel.
By Robert Strenge, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University sociologist Mikhail Balaev has received a two-year National Science Foundation award of $170,000 to study political and corporate ties in the American government.
Participants at a past conference discuss a bill that would change high school graduation requirements. OLYMPIA, Wash. – 4-H Know Your Government has been selected as one of five distinguished programs to receive the 2013 Colleen Willoughby Youth Civic Education Award. The statewide award, presented by CityClub of Seattle, recognizes a commitment […]
PULLMAN – Washington State University, in partnership with several national agricultural and food organizations, is hosting a one-day, workshop on the preparation and management of competitively awarded, systems-based grant applications. The event will be held 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8. Partnering with WSU are the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE), the […]
PULLMAN – King County Executive Ron Sims will speak on “Regional Solutions to Global Climate Change” at a lecture scheduled at 3:10 p.m. Nov. 16 in Food Science and Human Nutrition, T-101(above Ferdinand’s) on the WSU campus. A reception following the presentation will be held in the Ensminger Pavilion (across from the Alumni Centre). As […]
SPOKANE – WSU announced the opening of three new small business development centers as part of Gov. Christine Gregoire’s “New Washington” initiative. Small business development centers (SBDC) have been opened in Longview, Aberdeen and Pullman, as part of a strategy to extend technical assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs in areas that had been […]
PULLMAN – Don A. Dillman, Regents Professor and the Thomas S.Foley Distinguished Professor of Government and Public Policy in the Departments of Community and Rural Sociology and Sociology and the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center at Washington State University, has been selected to serve on the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee for the next […]