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Noted diversity author plans return to Inland Empire

Nationally acclaimed diversity author and speaker Allan G. Johnson will give a series of presentations at Washington State University’s Pullman and Spokane campuses Feb. 13-16.Johnson recently released the second edition of “Privilege, Power, and Difference,” a book used widely in college classrooms to teach about race relations and social justice.Johnson made his first trip to […]

Activities planned to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Speeches, multi-cultural participation and presentations by school essay contest winners will highlight the Martin Luther King Jr. observance on the WSU Tri-Cities campus Tuesday, Jan. 17.Coordinated by the student Multicultural Club, activities begin at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the East Building on the north Richland campus.Principal remarks will be made by Richland’s Zelma […]

NPR’s ombudsman to discuss Katrina journalism coverage

Washington State University’s Northwest Public Radio will welcome National Public Radio Ombudsman Jeffrey Dvorkin to campus Nov. 3 when he will discuss the journalism coverage surrounding Hurricane Katrina. “American Journalism Pre- and Post-Katrina” will be the topic of Dvorkin’s presentation, set for 7:30 p.m. in the Murrow Addition Auditorium. The lecture is free and open […]

Former tobacco researcher to speak

Victor J. DeNoble, a former research scientist at Philip Morris Co. and a key witness in the case against tobacco companies, will be on the Washington State University campus Nov. 3 to discuss the addictive nature of nicotine. The free event will be at 5:30 p.m. in Todd Hall Auditorium and is open to the […]

Ralph Nader here April 17

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader will speak on the Washington State University campus on April 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Beasley Coliseum. The free lecture, “Human Energy and Activism in the New Millennium,” is presented by the Associated Students of Washington State University Environmental Task Force. It promotes the message that “To go through life as […]

Gerald Edwards to present Distinguished Faculty Address

Gerald E. Edwards, a Washington State University professor in the School of Biological Sciences and a Fellow of WSU’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, will present the university’s annual Distinguished Faculty Address April 9. The 7:30 p.m. public talk, “Living by Photosynthesis,” is set for the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education, Room 203. A […]