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Boosting Retention at FedEx

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:11pm

WWU’s Josh Cerretti Publishes ‘Abuses of the Erotic’ with University of Nebraska Press

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 9:53am

In his new book “Abuses of the Erotic: Militarizing Sexuality in the Post-Cold War United States,” Western Washington University Associate Professor of History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Josh Cerretti investigates how military values have permeated civilian culture and the connections between sexuality and militarism in the United States.

Can-Am to host presentation on Canada's 2019 election on Oct. 4

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 9:10am

Western's Center for Canadian-American Studies will host WWU's Butch Kamena at noon on Friday, Oct. 4 in Academic West 305 for "Planes, Buses & Roller Coasters: The Wild Ride of the 2019 Canadian Federal Election Campaign."

‘What’s the Point of College?’

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 10:09am

Meet the 2018-19 Outstanding Graduates from CHSS/Humanities

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 10:02am

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.

Campus Events Mark 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 10:10am

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, LGBTQ+ Western and Western faculty are collaborating to present “50 Years Since Stonewall: the June 1969 Stonewall riots, memory, and terrains of LGBTQ+ liberation.”  The series of events for students, staff, faculty, and the community takes place May 22 and 23, offering multidisciplinary explorations of the Stonewall riots and ongoing struggles toward queer liberation.

Ricardo López to discuss democracy in 20th-century Colombia at WWU May 9

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:01am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of History A. Ricardo López-Pedreros will provide an overview of his new book on the changing nature of democracy in 20th-Century Colombia at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 in Western Libraries Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th Floor).

This event is free and open to the public.

Next Masters of Asian Cinema offering: “The World,” March 12

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:00am

The next Masters of Asian Cinema film is Jia Zhangke’s 2004 feature The World, which screens on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St. in Bellingham.  

WWU's Mart Stewart publishes edited volume, Water and Power: Environmental Governance and Strategies for Sustainability in the Lower Mekong Basin

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 8:36am

Mart Stewart (History) publishes edited volume, Water and Power: Environmental Governance and Strategies for Sustainability in the Lower Mekong Basin (https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319903996)  

Tuesday Q&A: History has given us a wealth of walls to study ... so do they work?

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:01am

Welcome to "Tuesday Q&A," a weekly story where issues of broad topical interest are viewed through the lens of the research expertise of Western's faculty.

Six WWU Students to Participate in 2019 Legislative Internship Program

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:13pm

Six students from Western Washington University have been selected to participate in the 2019 Legislative Internship program in Olympia. The internship begins the first day of the legislative session in January and ends the last day of winter quarter.

Kate Armstrong of Olympia, Sam Moschel of Snohomish, Jessica Thom of Kennewick, Amanuel Mamo of Shoreline, Coby Cowan of Olympia, and Nathaniel Williams of Tacoma were selected for this opportunity.

History's Jennifer Seltz has article published the Journal of Women's History

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 1:22pm

WWU Associuate Professor of History Jennifer Seltz recently had an article published in the Journal of Women's History:(co-authored with Flannery Burke, St. Louis University) titled "Mothers' Nature: Feminisms, Environmentalisms, and Childbirth in the 1970s," JWH 30/2 (Summer 2018).

See the article here.