Foley remodel makes room for events, memories

  PULLMAN, Wash. – Pieces of political history are on display at the Thomas S. Foley Institute of Public Policy and Public Service, thanks to recently completed renovations and additions. The institute is a place for study and discussion of public affairs and public policy research, as well as student involvement.   “Having our own […]

Foley Institute presents authors speaking on God and politics

PULLMAN – WSU’s Foley Institute’s Coffee and Politics Series will present “God and Politics: The systematic use of religion in American democracy,” noon-1:15 p.m. Thursday, March 25. The discussion will be held in the CUE, Room 518, and will feature authors David Domke and Matthew Sutton.                                                           Sutton                                                                          Domke                                                                                                 Sutton’s book, […]

Cougars Rockin’ the Vote

PULLMAN — Students will be given the opportunity to Rock the Vote and get informed Thursday, Oct. 2 at Glenn Terrell mall with various activities put together by ASWSU.   There will be a meet and greet with various political candidates including Democrats Pat O’Neil and Tyana Kelley from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., as […]

Don’t use state resources to campaign

It’s an election year, a good time to remember that the law strictly prohibits use of state resources for campaigning for candidates or ballot measures.   There are neutral forums at WSU, such as Pullman’s Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall, where employees may go to campaign on the same basis as any other user of the […]

Political and campaigning activities

In election years, questions invariably are raised regarding whether WSU employees may engage in certain types of political and campaigning activities. The Ethics in Public Service Act strictly prohibits any use of state resources for the purpose of assisting a campaign for election of a person to an office or for the promotion or opposition […]

Florida insurance executive speaks

PULLMAN – J. Hyatt Brown, chairman and CEO of Brown & Brown, Inc.,will deliver the 15th annual Walton Lecture on Monday, September 10th at the Washington State University College of Business. Presented by the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, the lecture will be at 5 p.m. in Todd Hall Room 276. Brown will […]

Professor’s book explores Mexican-American roots

PULLMAN – Raised among the vast lemon orchards of Southern California, Jose Alamillo is one of many Mexican-Americans whose contrasting childhood memories include both the light aroma of spring lemon blossoms and the darker images of his father returning home at night, his body covered with black soot from lighting smudge pots amid the groves. […]

Locke names student regent

Gov. Gary Locke has named Washington State University senior Jason O. Johnson as the student member of the WSU Board of Regents. Johnson, of Port Townsend, is a senior majoring in elementary education. He is the fifth WSU student regent, succeeding Darren Eastman of Renton. Johnson serves as the director of Internal Affairs for the […]