PULLMAN, Wash. – The influence of historical and political contexts in distinguishing war and terrorism will be discussed in a free presentation at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Todd 216 at Washington State University as part of the common reading.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A world leader in rescuing precious objects of cultural heritage from the ravages of war will present two free, public addresses at Washington State University Feb. 23-24.
By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – The beheading of American freelance journalist James Foley. YouTube videos flaunting a Jordanian pilot’s fiery death. Mass beheadings and other barbaric images tweeted and posted on Facebook. Week-by-week the Islamic State, known as ISIS, ratchets up atrocity and serves it to news outlets around the globe.
By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities marketing & communications intern RICHLAND, Wash. – “The Rise of ISIS and the New Iraq War: Threat, Myth and Blowback” will be discussed by an academic and an imam at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.
Algorithm to help soldiers identify safe, enemy shipments In another project supported by the U.S. Department of Defense, Holder is working to analyze relationships in war zones to try to help the military better identify its friends and enemies. Much intelligence collection is done by word of mouth, he said. Officers conduct […]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a new regulation as part of its antiterrorism mission to identify, assess and ensure effective security in facilities where more than 300 chemicals of interest are used, stored or distributed. This new regulation first requires that chemical facilities, including colleges and universities, locate […]
PULLMAN – Sirens will be sounding repeatedly on the WSU Pullman campus from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, as tests and adjustments are made to the university’s new outdoor campus siren/public speaker system. The siren manufacturer Acoustic Technology Inc. Systems of East Boston, Mass., will be running the test. The speakers were […]
The Global War on Terrorism in the past two years has claimed the lives of three Washington State University students and alumni. Due to the limited size of WSU Pullman’s veterans memorial, there is nowhere to inscribe their names and permanently recognize their sacrifice. Recently, the university designated $15,000-$20,000 to have the memorial (located east […]
A candlelight vigil to honor the life and military service of former student Sgt. Damien T. Ficek and the other men and women who have given their lives in service to their country will be held Wednesday, Jan. 19. Members of the community are invited to gather at 4:15 p.m. in front of the Compton […]
Washington State University lost its first student in the War in Iraq on Dec. 30, 2004, in Baghdad when Sgt. Damien Thai Ficek and his patrol were attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. Ficek, a Pullman resident, was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, […]