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News disruption, journalism’s future in Pacific Northwest
April 11, 2016

By Ben Shors and Douglas Blanks Hindman, Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – The decline in the number of journalists working in the Pacific Northwest threatens to undermine civic engagement, government accountability and the public’s knowledge of local communities, according to a panel of national experts convened by Washington State University and the Seattle Times.

Science/tech stars shine in new series
December 2, 2005

A new science/technology series co-sponsored by WSU will highlight breakthrough developments by the state’s finest researchers, including some from the university.The inaugural season of the Spokane Science & Technology Roundtable will launch in January, with a different speaker each month through May. It is designed for business and community leaders who want to stay on top of important advancements being made in the state, nationally and internationally.All sessions will be 7:30-9 a.m. at the Davenport Hotel in downtown Spokane. The intimate setting is to encourage discussion about questions taken following the speaker’s presentation.Membership costs $135 and includes two guest passes. To register online, see » More …

Roundtable to discuss harassment, discrimination
November 30, 2005

The public is invited to join ASWSU and the Office of the Vice President for Equity and Diversity Center for Human Rights at the final Brown Bag Roundtable group discussion on Thursday, Dec. 1. The group, which will gather at noon in Lighty room 405, will discuss “Sexual Harassment is Discrimination.”

Human rights focus of roundtable series
September 2, 2005

The Center for Human Rights, in collaboration with the Associated Students of WSU, will facilitate a series of roundtable discussions this semester to engage the community on topics of human rights.The first discussion, scheduled for noon on Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Lighty 405, will focus on the topic of free speech.“I am hoping these discussions will increase understanding of and awareness about current human rights challenges and allow for the airing of different perspectives,” said CHR Director Raúl Sánchez. “Those of us who work in CHR might also learn about human rights issues that may not constitute violations, but need administrative attention all the same.”The … » More …

Diversity, multicultural issues addressed July 11, 12
June 10, 2002

A roundtable of professionals will address the challenges of integrating diversity and multicultural issues in education and counseling in the Inland Northwest at the Fourth Annual Multicultural Regional Roundtable set for July 11 and 12 at Washington State University.Educators, counselors, students, community leaders and others are invited to register for the conference by June 15. The cost is $20 for students and $60 for others.This year’s conference will feature social justice activist Tim Wise. Wise has spoken to more than 75,000 people in 42 states defending affirmative action and advocating the support of racial equality. He founded the Association for White Anti-Racist Education (AWARE) to … » More …