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The Foley Institute Fall 2009 Events

September 17

Thelma L. Cleveland Visiting Scholar Public Lecture: “Acting Today to Assure Tomorrow’s Nursing Workforce.” Presented by Peter Buerhaus, Ph.D., RN, FAAN. WSU Spokane Riverpoint Campus. 4:30–7:00 p.m., Nursing Building, Room 105.

September 17

Constitution Day event. The Foley Institute will be giving out copies of the U.S. Constitution on Terrell Mall.
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September 24

Public Forum. “Made in China? U.S.–Chinese Relations” with WA Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen, Professor John Bachman (University of Washington),Jerman Rose (associate dean and director of international initiatives, College of Business), Orlin Reinbold (WSU alumnus and global business owner). Moderator: David Pietz, director of global studies and director of WSU’s Asia Program. 3:30–5:00 p.m., CUE 203.
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September 24

Public Lecture. Author Chris Hedges discusses his latest book, Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle, followed by a book-signing. 7:00 p.m., CUB Auditorium.
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September 25

Coffee & Politics with Chris Hedges, who will be discussing the Iraq War.  11:00 a.m., Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall.
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September 25

Public Lecture. Author Chris Hedges discusses his book When Atheism Becomes Religion. 7:00 p.m., Community Congregational Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus Street, in Pullman on College Hill.
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October 2

Second annual Cougar Pre-Law Day. 1:30 p.m., CUE 518.

October 5

Coffee & Politics with Susan Fagan and Pat Hailey, candidates for State Representative District 9, who will discuss issues around higher education in Washington. 4:00 p.m., Honors Hall Lounge.
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October 7

WSU Legal Studies Group Meeting. 12:00 p.m., CUE 512.

October 9

Coffee & Politics with Dahr Jamail, “Mideast Dispatches: Will to Resist.” 12:00 p.m., Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall.

December 1

Coffee & Politics with State Senator Mark Schoesler and State Representatives Joe Schmick and Susan Fagan, who will discuss their
plans for the upcoming legislative session in Olympia. 6:30 p.m., Honors Hall Lounge.
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