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Sept. 16, 27, 29: Policing, education, refugee crises considered
September 13, 2016

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Policing and race in America, school funding in Washington and Mideast refugees in Europe are the topics of free, public presentations hosted by the Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service this month at Washington State University.

Former top military advisor: Strategic atrophy plagues U.S.
August 24, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

James-MattisPULLMAN, Wash. – Retired four-star general James Mattis, who once led the United States’ most high-profile military command, addressed a large audience at Washington State University on Tuesday with a word of warning: Turmoil in the Middle East is getting worse and it won’t improve soon.

Feb. 27: Mideast food, culture, music shared with public
February 25, 2015

mid-east-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Middle Eastern culture, food and live entertainment will be presented free to the public during the annual “Middle Eastern Night: Marvels of the Middle East” at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 in the CUB ballroom. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Media war: ISIS insights from former Mideast correspondent
February 24, 2015

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

pintak-l-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The beheading of American freelance journalist James Foley. YouTube videos flaunting a Jordanian pilot’s fiery death. Mass beheadings and other barbaric images tweeted and posted on Facebook. Week-by-week the Islamic State, known as ISIS, ratchets up atrocity and serves it to news outlets around the globe.

Feb. 23: Rise, nature, goals of radical ISIS discussed
February 20, 2015

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities marketing & communications intern

isis-80RICHLAND, Wash. – “The Rise of ISIS and the New Iraq War: Threat, Myth and Blowback” will be discussed by an academic and an imam at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

Grad students win fuel cycle research awards
October 4, 2010

 

 

 

CANYON, Texas – Two WSU graduate students have won awards in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards competition.

 

Jenifer Shafer, a Ph.D. student in chemistry, was awarded the second place prize in the “Fuel Separations and Waste Forms” division. Shafer’s award was based upon her research paper titled, “Partitioning of U, Np, Th and Eu Between Acidic Aqueous Al(NO3)3 Solutions and Various TOPO Extraction Chromatographic Materials,” which was presented at the Actinides Scientific Conference in July 2009.

 

Travis Grimes, a Ph.D. student … » More …