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Oct. 12, 13: Changes, challenge of energy market explored

By Monique Van Sant, WSU Tri-Cities intern

conca-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Scientist James Conca will talk about the evolution and future of the worldwide energy market and specific dangers facing energy sources at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, and at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities. » More …

Sept. 9: Activity expert to encourage students to stay healthy

By Brittni Willis, College of Education intern

jim-pivarnikPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students are invited to hear how to improve their quality of life at the university through physical activity and academic productivity during a talk at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in Physical Education Building 136. » More …

April 22: Hospitality leader to give annual business lecture

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Steigerwald-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Rob Steigerwald, chief operations officer for the Americas-Western Region, Marriott International, Inc., will present “Reimagining Hospitality, Next Gen Now,” during the annual Burtenshaw Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University. The public is invited. » More …

April 16: White House media, shocking election ad discussed

white-housePULLMAN, Wash. – The roles, responsibilities and challenges of speaking on behalf of the U.S. president will be discussed by Scott McClellan, former White House press secretary for George W. Bush, at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in CUE 203. » More …

Feb. 19: Pulitzer-winning author speaks about inequality

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

David-Cay-Johnston-80PULLMAN, Wash. – David Cay Johnston, author and investigative journalist who won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on U.S. corporate tax policy, will present “Taxing the many to give to the few: How government creates inequality,” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in CUE 203 at Washington State University. » More …

Nov. 4: International expert considers sports ethics

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Jens-Sejer-Andersen-80PULLMAN, Wash. – An international expert on transparency and good governance in sport will present the College of Education’s free, public Gordon-Enberg Speaker Series at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Cleveland 30W at Washington State University. » More …

Oct. 13: Costco executive speaks about risk management

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Fragnoli-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Dellanie Fragnoli, Costco Wholesale assistant vice president of risk management, will present “What I Did on Summer Break: Recalls, Renewals and Wrecks” at the 22nd annual Walton Lecture 5-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in the Carson College of Business, Todd 130 at Washington State University. The Walton Lecture is free to the public. » More …

Oct. 2: Venture capitalist warns of economic revolution

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

nick-hanauer-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The pitchforks are coming, warns Nick Hanauer, a venture capitalist, entrepreneur and self-described plutocrat who will present Washington State University’s Thomas S. Foley Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 2, in Pullman and Spokane. » More …