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Sign up for April 15 obstacle race by April 13
March 20, 2017

By Chet Broberg, University Recreation

PULLMAN, Wash. – The second annual Rugged Coug Race on Saturday, April 15, at Washington State University will present participants with a variety of obstacles – wall climbs, tire flips, cinder block carries and more – and a surprise finish.

Panel tackles police-involved violence, race
September 28, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – In the wake of police-involved shootings that left two black men dead in two cities, Washington State University hosted an expert panel discussion on race and policing in America.

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.

Sept. 7: How racial change will affect election, country
August 31, 2016

David-DomkeSEATTLE – “Tectonic social change” means that the November U.S. presidential election will “define this nation for generations,” according to author David Domke. He will be the featured speaker at a sold-out annual lunch Sept. 7 for the William D. Ruckelshaus Center.

Feb. 29: Effects of police bias, fatigue, distraction discussed
February 22, 2016

just-mercyPULLMAN, Wash. – The implications of racial bias, fatigue and distracted driving on the police and communities they serve will be discussed at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in CUE 203 at Washington State University as part of the free, public common reading lecture series.

‘Deadly force’ lab finds racial disparities in shootings
September 2, 2014

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Lois-JamesSPOKANE, Wash. – Participants in an innovative Washington State University study of deadly force were more likely to feel threatened in scenarios involving black people. But when it came time to shoot, participants were biased in favor of black suspects, taking longer to pull the trigger against them than against armed white or Hispanic suspects.

Professor encourages disruption, ‘unlearning’
May 16, 2014

david_leonard-80By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Disruption, dissatisfaction, complication … bad words in some classrooms are good words in David Leonard’s view.