By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The contested status of social progress and how to support it will be examined during the Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy at Washington State University, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Todd 216.
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 […]
VANCOUVER – Kweisi Mfume, former U.S. Congressman and CEO of the NAACP, will take the podium at WSU Vancouver’s fifth Annual Public Affairs Lecture Series. Mfume will touch on some of today’s most pressing topics in his address, “Race, Class and Economic Recovery in Obama’s America.” The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. on […]
PULLMAN — Ernesta Ballard, senior vice-president for corporate affairs at Weyerhaeuser, will speak on “Defining Sustainability and Its Connection to the Entire Human Endeavor” at WSU. The lecture is scheduled at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the CUB auditorium Ballard was elected to her position at Weyerhaeuser in October, 2004. In this role, […]
A new study by WSU researchers Erica Weintraub Austin and Bruce Pinkleton found that in-school public affairs programming, which contains news and advertising or public service announcements, can provide some benefits to young adolescents. But the study also found justification for concerns-including those voiced by the American Academy of Pediatrics- about the commercialization of the […]
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft will speak at WSU Vancouver’s Fourth Annual Public Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series Wednesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.The purpose of the lecture series is to bring nationally recognized speakers to WSU Vancouver and Southwest Washington to speak on issues of the day. WSU Vancouver alternates the partisan background of the […]