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Oct. 11: Muslim women in engineering discussed

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

I-Am-Malala-BookPULLMAN, Wash. – Preliminary research to identify why some predominantly Muslim countries attract so many women in engineering will be presented in a free, public common reading lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in CUE 203 at Washington State University. » More …

Learning from Muslim countries with many women engineers

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences
and Emil Venere, Purdue University

3 resesarchersPULLMAN, Wash. – A new study co-led by researchers at Washington State University aims to understand why significantly more women study engineering in some predominantly Muslim countries than in the United States. » More …

Highly cited sociologist receives national career award

Don-DillmanPULLMAN, Wash. – Don Dillman, who is among Washington State University’s most cited researchers, has won a national award for a career of distinguished contributions to the field of sociological methodology. » More …

March 3: Deadline for sociopolitical art submissions

UnMasked-Poster-200RICHLAND, Wash. – Student and community artists are invited to submit work for a free, public exhibition exploring sociopolitical structures through various media at the Washington State University Tri-Cities Art Center in March. The submission deadline is midnight Tuesday, March 3. » More …

Identifying risk factors for corporate financial fraud

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Schwartz-80PULLMAN, Wash. – In the wake of the global financial crisis, Jennifer Schwartz, a Washington State University associate professor of sociology and expert in crime trends, has secured a grant for more than a half-million dollars to study the risk factors for corporate financial fraud. » More …