Oct. 2: Venture capitalist warns of economic revolution

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, 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.

Harvard sociologist to speak, inaugurate award

  PULLMAN – American sociologist William Julius Wilson, WSU alumnus, author, and Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University, will be the WSU fall 2009 commencement speaker. The event will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec.12, in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. WSU President Elson S. Floyd will preside over the […]

Annual nursing scholar event

Internationally known scholar and patient safety advocate Ada Sue Hinshaw, PhD, RN, FAAN, will be the featured speaker at the 2007 Thelma L. Cleveland Visiting Scholar event hosted by the WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing on Thursday, October 4, from 5 to 6:15 p.m. in the Phase 1 Auditorium (room 122) on the Riverpoint Campus. […]

Florida insurance executive speaks

PULLMAN – J. Hyatt Brown, chairman and CEO of Brown & Brown, Inc.,will deliver the 15th annual Walton Lecture on Monday, September 10th at the Washington State University College of Business. Presented by the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, the lecture will be at 5 p.m. in Todd Hall Room 276. Brown will […]

Honors commencement features investment exec

PULLMAN – Stephen Sundquist, retired managing director of national accounts and chief information officer for Frank Russell Investment Group, will be the guest speaker at the fall 2006 Washington State University Honors College commencement reception. It is scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in the lounge of Honors Hall on the Pullman campus. Two […]

WSU Vancouver hosts Third Annual Research Showcase

WSU Vancouver will open its doors to the community for the Third Annual Research Showcase from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in Student Services Building room 129.The Showcase is an opportunity to view and discuss the exciting and creative research […]

Guest speaker probes mathematics of finance

Robert Elliott, an authority on financial modeling, will deliver the annual Ostrom Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in Smith CUE 203. Elliott, who is the RBC Financial Group Professor of Finance in the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, will discuss the history of financial modeling in “Money, Markets and […]