By Debbie Brudie, Humanities Planning Group PULLMAN, Wash. – An interdisciplinary approach to prison reform will be presented by Washington State University professor of politics, philosophy and public affairs Joseph Campbell in a free, public presentation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Goertzen Hall 21.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The use of scientific research to improve criminal justice in the U.S. will be discussed by National Institute of Justice Director Nancy Rodriguez at 4 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Criminal justice reform, punishment and ethics will be considered by Matt Stichter, Washington State University associate professor of philosophy, at a free, public common reading lecture at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in CUE 203.
By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – An internationally renowned forest ecologist and leader in prison reform will talk about blending science, nature and social justice in a free, public address at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.
SEATTLE – In a sense, early returns from the 2016 election are already in: Civility is losing to vitriol in a landslide. But two former U.S. Senate majority leaders – Republican Trent Lott of Mississippi and Democrat Tom Daschle of South Dakota – have been promoting a plan to restore civility to governing.
By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University faculty member is steering the first major steps in a comprehensive overhaul of the way Spokane area police, courts, judges and detention centers work together.
A goal of education reformers nationwide is a seamless system that encourages student success by creating easy connections between preschool programs, the K-12 schools and vocational or college options. A recent report comparing the seamlessness of different states (see accompanying story) published in Education Week shows that Washington is rated just above average in that […]
The Department of Personnel (DOP) is inviting feedback on the draft rules covering classification and compensation now through Friday, Feb. 20. The draft rules are available online at http://hr.dop.wa.gov/hrreform, along with an overview of the new system and a comparison of the current rules to the proposed rules. A fourth group of draft class specifications […]
Some recent updates in the process of implementing the state of Washington’s new civil service reforms were announced in late December. The reform program — which will reduce the number of job classifications, reorganize salary ranges and change private contracting rules — involves feedback from the public. Several of the proposed changes are listed below. […]