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WWU's Center for Cross-Cultural Research to host Dalal Katsiaficas Oct. 16

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:22pm

WWU's Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Dalal Katsiaficas, assistant professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16 in Academic West 210, for “Coming of Age in America:  The Contributions and Resistance of Immigrant-Origin Students.” 

WWU Receives New $1 Million Grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:15am

Western Washington University is one of 24 institutions in the country selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence Program to receive a five year, $1 million grant to enhance student success in STEM fields, especially those students typically under-represented in the natural sciences. 

The award to WWU was the result of a national-level competition, with a pool of more than 500 applicants from competing institutions, and is the only grant awarded to an institution in the Pacific Northwest.

Joseph E. Trimble to Present 'Disseminating Research in Alaska Native Yup’ik Communities: Challenges and Ethical Considerations' May 18

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 2:48pm

Western's Joseph E. Trimble will Present 'Disseminating Research in Alaska Native Yup’ik Communities: Challenges and Ethical Considerations' at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 18 in Communications Facility 110.

This event is free and open to the public.

WWU Offers Free Counseling

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 9:47am

Beginning March 28, 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.

Is there such a thing as good eugenics?

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 1:54pm

WWU Offering Free Counseling Services

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:41pm

Beginning Jan. 17, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide individual counseling services, 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.

'Airings' coming to the PAC Jan. 25

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 9:44am

"Airings…voices of our youth" is a dance/theatre piece created by Kuntz and Company that explores the pressures young people face in the formative years of middle school and high school. The power of Airings lies in the true stories of these young people expressing their thoughts and their feelings in their words. Ideas explored in Airings include gender, sexuality, bullying, forgiveness, friendship, love, and hope.

Western’s Jeff Carroll Awarded New $800k Grant to Research Huntington’s Disease

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:33am

BELLINGHAM ­– Western Washington University Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured an $806,805 grant to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

In Memoriam: Merle Prim

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 9:17am

Merle Prim, of Fairhaven, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, died Oct 2nd  2016 at his home after a long illness.

Born Aug. 30, 1932 in Seattle, he graduated from Garfield High School, served as a captain in the Air Force in the 1950s and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Washington, his master's degree from San Diego State College (now University) and his doctorate from Washington State University. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Puerto Rico.

Western's Jeff Carroll attends Huntington's Disease fundraiser in L.A.

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 9:14am

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll, right, who researches the causes of the degenerative brain disorder Huntington's Disease in an effort to find a cure for the illness and who himself has the gene that causes it, last weekend attended a fundraiser in Los Angeles that raised more than $100,000 for HDBuzz, an online resource for HD news founded and still edited by by Carroll. Next to Carroll in the photo is actress Annette Benning.

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