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Hazard mitigation planning project to be discussed
March 3, 2006

If WSU wants to remain eligible for some federal homeland security funding, it must complete a hazard mitigation planning project. The project will begin March 27 with a request for information from each WSU operating location statewide. Extension Engaged will feature a broadcast discussion of the project before a live audience 10-11 a.m. Friday, March 17, in FSHN T-101; those attending should be seated by 9:50 a.m. and turn off cell phones.Guests will include Chris Tapfer, emergency management coordinator for WSU’s Office of Business Affairs; Linda Fox, dean of WSU Extension; and Mike Gaffney and Nick Lovrich of the Division of Governmental Studies and Services. … » More …

WSU Spokane presents seminar on sustainability
January 20, 2006

The WSU Spokane Third Friday Seminar Series presents “What Accounts for the Adoption of ‘Sustainability’ Policies and Programs in American Cities?” on Friday, Jan. 20 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Health Sciences Building.Hosted by the WSU Spokane Office of Research and the Health Research and Education Center, the lecture features political science professor and former WSU Spokane interim chancellor Nicholas Lovrich. Wine and cheese will be served.Dr. Lovrich’s presentation is based on a Spring 2005 joint graduate seminar in environmental science and political science, in which 10 graduate students investigated the three rival theories of creative class, social capital, and political culture … » More …

Lovrich named interim chancellor of WSU Spokane
June 24, 2004

Nicholas P. Lovrich, the Claudius O. and Mary W. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Washington State University, has been appointed interim chancellor of WSU Spokane, succeeding Rom Markin (see related article), who is retiring June 30.

Lovrich has served as director of the Division of Governmental Studies and Services at WSU for 25 years. The division provides applied research services to agencies of federal, state and local government, promotes faculty and graduate student research and publishes reports and produces manuscripts for publication in professional journals in political science and criminal justice.

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