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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.

WSU grant will address sexual assault, stalking, violence
September 29, 2014

Paula-Adams-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is one of about 20 institutions of higher education throughout the country working with the U. S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, to implement best practices to address violence.

‘Innovators’ focus: Powerful ideas for energy grid
March 19, 2009

The U.S. power grid is essential to the nation’s economy. Yet disabling, sometimes devastating blackouts occur on an average of once every 13 days. Experts predict ever-increasing demands on the system will push it to the breaking point if it isn’t overhauled soon.

But this geographically vast and highly interdependent electrical infrastructure could face an even greater risk as a potential target of sabotage – including cyber attack – in an era of growing international terrorism.

In response to such concerns, President Barack Obama, the U.S. Department of Energy and others have endorsed creation of a “smart grid.” The president said in a recent speech … » More …

Historian, son of legendary actor Yul Brynner to present at WSU
February 3, 2009

PULLMAN – Rock Brynner, history professor and son of actor Yul Brynner, is scheduled to give two presentations at WSU at 7 p.m. March 1 and 2. His lectures combine an array of personal experiences as well as academic research.

Brynner is a latter-day Renaissance man with a remarkably eclectic career. He is professor of history and political science, and the author of six books, and has worked as an actor in Broadway, musician, stand-up comedian, restaurateur, charter pilot, systems analyst for Bank of America, road manager for Bob Dylan and The Band, and bodyguard to Muhammad Ali.

His … » More …