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The calculus of caring and cooperation
Spring 2014

Craig Parks started wondering how people decide to support some charities, but pass on and even actively oppose others.

Categories: Psychology
Tags: Altruism, Charity, Cooperation

Doing good through blending
Summer 2012
About three years ago, Monte Regier returned to Seattle from a year working on the hospital ship Anastasis off the coast of Liberia. Suffering from culture shock, remembering friends who go to bed hungry every night, he sat with his friend Martin...
Categories: Alumni, Social work
Tags: Wine, Philanthropy, Charity, Food

Time Out in the World
Summer 2010
Today's graduates aren't just dropping into the rat race. They're going to Africa, South America, Seattle and Spokane. They're out to see the world and make a difference.
Categories: Social work, Alumni
Tags: Charity, International development, Housing, Volunteer

Jeff Clark: Elegant antiques
Winter 2006
The object of Jeff Clark's desire once belonged to the Shah of Iran. The shiny black 1939 Bugatti Type 57C was originally commissioned by the French government and given to the Shah as a present on the occasion of his first marriage. Today the roa...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Charity, Antiques, Automobiles, Cars

Bridges to Prosperity
Winter 2002
When Ethiopian partisans blew up a bridge to stop the advance of Mussolini, they also split a region. Ken Frantz put it back together.
Categories: Alumni, Social work
Tags: Ethiopia, Charity

Nurses to the Homeless
Spring 2002
Gypsy's camp is evidence of the harsh living conditions faced by a growing number of homeless in Spokane. It also doubles as a classroom, and a lesson in reality, for student nurses.
Categories: Social work, Health sciences
Tags: Charity, Nursing

Firstenburg family fountain dedicated at WSU Vancouver
Winter 2001
Intermittent spurts of water play on native basalt slabs and columns in the new Firstenburg Family Fountain at Washington State University Vancouver. Local residents Ed and Mary Firstenburg, owners of First Independent Bank, donated $500,000 t...
Categories: WSU Vancouver
Tags: Philanthropy, Charity