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WSU celebrates U.S. Constitution Day
September 17, 2010

          Students distribute free Constitutions outside the CUB, Pullman campus.

PULLMAN – All four WSU campuses have activities planned to celebrate Constitution day today.


In Pullman, students distributed copies of the Constitution 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the Glenn Terrell Mall at no cost to passersby. The Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, which fosters civic education, public service and public policy research in a nonpartisan, cross-disciplinary setting, sponsored the activity.


“Our students will ask each person a Constitution-related question, and if they have the correct answer, they get a copy as a … » More …

Steelman to examine wildfire policy
February 13, 2006

Dr. Toddi Steelman will be the featured speaker of the Thomas S. Foley Institute public lecture Thursday, Feb. 23 at 3:30 p.m. in CUE 518.Steelman, an associate professor of environmental and natural resource policy at North Carolina State University, will examine “Is a Sustainable Wildfire Policy Possible?”The lecture will analyze the past five years since wildfire policy change, evaluate whether proposed goals have been met, and suggest obstacles to overcome for sustainable wildfire policy.Steelman’s research focuses on the role and function of public and community involvement within the larger context of environmental governance.  Current and past projects have included watershed remediation and management, land and … » More …

WSU hosts Northwest climate researcher
April 7, 2005

Edward L. Miles, a recent inductee into the National Academy of Sciences and University of Washington Professor of Marine and Public Affairs and Senior Fellow, Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Oceans (JISAO), will speak at Washington State University on Thursday, April 21. Miles’ presentation, titled “The Projected Impacts of Global Climate Change on the Pacific Northwest,” will take place at 3 p.m. in Fulmer Room 226 on the WSU Pullman campus. The event is free and open to the public.”This is the researcher who is involved with all the major research studies which are specifically focused on the Pacific Northwest,” said Eugene … » More …