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One patient at a time: WWU's Jeff Carroll and n-Lorem

4 weeks ago

With COVID vaccines in the news on a daily basis, the average person is more familiar with the process of drug trials than ever. 

Months if not years of drug development. Thousands of people in trials for months more. FDA panels for approval, and even that was accelerated with federal funding and fast-tracking because of the pandemic. 

But what if you’re the only person in America with your disease? What hope would you have of finding a treatment? 

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WWU's Center for Cross-Cultural Research to host Michael Salter Nov. 8

1 month 1 week ago

WWU's Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host a virtual presentation from Michael Salter,  associate professor of Criminology and Scientia Fellow at the School of Social Sciences at Australia's University of New South Wales from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8 via Zoom as part of its CCCR Invited Lecture Series.

Salter discuss his latest published paper, “Kylie’s story: Healing the intergenerational trauma of gender-based violence.” His summary of the research and presentation is below:

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Munro Institute Fall Seminar takes on complex issues with panels on drug policy, housing affordability

1 month 1 week ago

Drug policy and housing affordability will be discussed from all sides during the Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education Fall Seminar Thursday, Nov. 4, as the event focuses on complex problems and cross-party conversations.

The seminar sessions will bring together panels of state legislators, academics and local government officials to discuss pressing and complex policy issues from a variety of perspectives. Sessions will take place in person in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room, as well as over Zoom.

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WWU Seeks Public Comment for Accreditation for the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) Program

1 month 2 weeks ago

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University is seeking accreditation for the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) Program by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700 or at 

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WWU's James Loucky the recipient of the Howard and Rosemary Harris Lifetime Peacemaker Award

1 month 3 weeks ago

WWU Professor of Anthropology Emeritus James Loucky was named the recipient of the Howard and Rosemary Harris Lifetime Peacemaker Award by the Whatcom Peace and Justice Center on Sept. 19 - the International Day of Peace. The award is named after Howard Harris, longtime professor in Western's Department of Anthropology, and his wife Rosemary, who together started the Rufus Jones School, a Quaker K-12 school which was situated in one of the large old houses that until the 1990s were on what are today the parking lots on South Campus.

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