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CSU - Long Beach's May Ling Halim to discuss her research on gender equality March 5

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 10:26am

WWU's Center for Cross Cultural Research will host California State University at Long Beach Associate Professor of Psychology May Ling Halim at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 in Academic West 204 for "The Development of Gender Intergroup Attitudes Among Ethnically Diverse Children."

WWU’s New Lonner Lecture Series Now Accepting Proposals

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 9:53am

Western Washington University’s new Lonner Lecture Series is now accepting proposals for funding. The purpose of these funds is to support a university-wide lecture with emphasis on psychologically-oriented approaches to the study of culture. 

WWU to Offer Free Counseling Starting in January

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 9:25am

Beginning in January, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide individual counseling, under faculty supervision. These services are free.

Uili Lousi to Present 'Climate Change in Tonga' Sept. 26

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 8:44am

South Pacific environmental activist Uili Lousi will present "Climate Change in Tonga" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 in Academic West 204 as the first installment of the annual Huxley Speaker Series.

Like all of the Huxley Speaker Series events, Lousi's presentation is free and open to the public.

WWU’s Center for Cross-Cultural Research to Host Purdue’s Margo Monteith Oct. 7

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 9:53am

Western Washington University’s Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Purdue University Professor of Psychological Sciences Margo Monteith for “Bias and its Reduction: Creating Awareness and Fostering Positive Change” from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7 in Academic West 304 on the WWU campus.

This presentation is free and open to the public.

Psychology's Jeff Carroll co-authors new paper

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 9:17am

Scientists using an experimental treatment have slowed the progression of scrapie, a degenerative central nervous disease caused by prions, in laboratory mice and greatly extended the rodents' lives, according to a new report in JCI Insight. The scientists used antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs), synthetic compounds that inhibit the formation of specific proteins.

Meet the 2018-19 Outstanding Graduates from CHSS/Social and Behavioral Sciences

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 9:49am

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

WWU's Kate McLean to present 'The Power of Storytelling' May 29

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 1:12pm

On Wednesday, May 29 from 6-7 p.m. at Twin Sisters Brewing Company, 500 Carolina St. in Bellingham, Kate McLean, director of Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research, will present the latest research on storytelling and development, as well as the role storytelling can play from infancy to adulthood, in "The Power of Storytelling in Child and Adolescent Development."

This event is free and open to the public.

Jackie Rose and Alex Czopp to Present 'Blazing a Trail to Sabbatical: Two Research Journeys across Gender, Culture & Species' May 1

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:35am

Jackie Rose and Alex Czopp will be giving a lecture from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 in AW 210 titled “Blazing a Trail to Sabbatical: Two Research Journeys across Gender, Culture & Species." Rose and Czopp will discuss the various experiences that influenced their paths from an undergraduate student to a WWU faculty member on sabbatical. This lecture is open to the public, and a great way to learn about some of the exciting research happening at Western.

The talk is co-sponsored by Psi Chi, and light refreshments will be available before the talk.

WWU's Joshua Kaplan to Present 'Cracking the Cannabis Code: How Advances in Cannabis Research Can Improve Medicine and Limit Harm' May 1 at City Hall

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 1:35pm

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Psychology Joshua Kaplan will present 'Cracking the Cannabis Code: How Advances in Cannabis Research Can Improve Medicine and Limit Harm'  from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 in the Bellingham City Council Chambers at 210 Lottie St. as part of the CHSS Dean's Lecture Series.

WWU Offers Free Counseling to the Community

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 11:40am

Beginning April 2019, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide individual counseling, under faculty supervision. These services are free.

Western’s Counseling Training Clinic has openings for individual counseling of adults, adolescents and children. Appointments for individual counseling are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Faculty Awards & Recognition Ceremony set for April 25

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 9:46am

All WWU faculty are invited to attend the 2019 Faculty Awards & Recognition Ceremony from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in the Wilson Library Reading Room, hosted by Provost Brent Carbajal and Faculty Senate President McNeel Jantzen.

WWU to Host Moin Syed for ‘The Open Science Movement is for All of Us’ April 15

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:58pm

Western Washington University’s Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Moin Syed, associate professor of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, for ‘The Open Science Movement is for All of Us’ from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, April 15 in Academic West 204.

This presentation is free and open to the public.

Psych grad student seeks help from the campus community on thesis

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:00am

My name is Kristín Haraldsson. I am a Master’s student in experimental psychology at Western looking to recruit participants for my thesis project on identity and immigration. Participants will meet us for a 1-2 hour interview where they will be asked questions about themselves, their parents, and any social groups they may belong to. All information shared is completely confidential, and there a number of steps that we take to ensure that your information is handled appropriately. Participants will be compensated a $50 Amazon e-gift card for their time.

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