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Nov. 8: Leading U.S. ethnographer to speak about race, civility
October 27, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – One of the nation’s leading urban ethnographers will talk about race and civility in everyday life in a free, public address, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Elson Floyd Cultural Center at Washington State University.

Oct. 12, 13: Changes, challenge of energy market explored
September 27, 2016

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.

Sept. 9: Activity expert to encourage students to stay healthy
September 8, 2016

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.

April 22: Hospitality leader to give annual business lecture
April 20, 2015

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.

April 16: White House media, shocking election ad discussed
April 13, 2015

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.

March 26: Visiting scholar talks about Fulbright experience
March 6, 2015

fulbright-speakerPULLMAN, Wash. – Visiting Fulbright scholar Asokan Pappu will talk about his Fulbright experience at noon Thursday, March 26, in CUE 518. The seminar is hosted by the Washington State University Fulbright Academy. Pizza will be served.

Feb. 19: Pulitzer-winning author speaks about inequality
February 9, 2015

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.

Feb. 12: Rights, challenges of indigenous people discussed
February 3, 2015

AnayaSPOKANE, Wash. – A former consultant to the United Nations on the rights of indigenous people will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Phase 1 Auditorium at Washington State University’s Riverpoint Campus, Spokane.

Nov. 4: International expert considers sports ethics
October 27, 2014

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.

Oct. 13: Costco executive speaks about risk management
October 2, 2014

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.