WSU historian awarded Guggenheim prize

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University historian Matthew Avery Sutton has been appointed a 2016 Guggenheim fellow “on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.” The fellowship was awarded to 178 scholars in the U.S. and Canada from nearly 3,000 applicants.

March 2: Professors debate God, science, meaning

PULLMAN, Wash. – A dialogue about God, science and the nature of reality between a Washington State University philosophy professor and a chemist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the CUB auditorium. A Q&A session and reception will follow.

Koinonia House changes name to Interfaith House

  Photo by Tim Marsh, WSU Today     Related: K-House history Video of life at the Interfaith House Common Ministry mission statement Interfaith House staff PULLMAN – WSU’s Common Ministry recently elected to change the name of its building from the Koinonia House (K-House) to the Interfaith House.   The name change is designed to reflect the more global […]

Foley Institute presents authors speaking on God and politics

PULLMAN – WSU’s Foley Institute’s Coffee and Politics Series will present “God and Politics: The systematic use of religion in American democracy,” noon-1:15 p.m. Thursday, March 25. The discussion will be held in the CUE, Room 518, and will feature authors David Domke and Matthew Sutton.                                                           Sutton                                                                          Domke                                                                                                 Sutton’s book, […]

Professor’s book part of PBS documentary

A documentary drawing on a book by WSU assistant professor of history Matthew A. Sutton will re-air on the Public Broadcasting System next week. “Sister Aimee” details the life of controversial Pentecostal evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. Check local listings for times. First broadcast nearly two years ago as part of the PBS “American Experience” series, […]

Global warming, religion and politics part of Foley Institute’s public lectures

PULLMAN — The Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service will present a public lecture by Robert K. Musil, former executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 21 in CUE 202. Musil, author of “Hope for a Heated Planet” (2009), will talk about climate change. His presentation, “How […]