Quintin Oliver and Fiona MacMillan to Screen Films, Host Discussion on Peace in Northern Ireland March 4 at Western
BELLINGHAM — Quintin Oliver, international conflict resolution expert, and Fiona MacMillan, political communications specialist, will present three short films and lead a discussion about the grass roots sources of peace in Northern Ireland from 1-2:20 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 in Miller Hall 152.
The three films by award winning film team Below the Radar, “The Story of Yes,” “54 Towns,” and “Hope on the Border” are meant to encapsulate the mood of the time, and serve as a reminder of the history of Northern Ireland. They are each directed by millennials, two by young women.
Yale University doctoral candidate of History and African American Studies Anna Duensing will give a talk entitled “A Heritage of Fascists Without Labels: Holocaust Memory and the Afterlife of Fascism in the Long Civil Rights Movement” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Bond Hall 105.
This event is free and open to the public.
UNC's Fitzhugh Brundage to Present 'Cruelty, Torture, and the Making of a Human Rights Crisis on the Southern Border' Oct. 23
Prize-winning historian Fitzhugh Brundage, the William Umstead Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present "Cruelty, Torture, and the Making of a Human Rights Crisis on the Southern Border of the U.S." from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23.
Brundage's most recent book, "Civilizing Torture: An American Tradition," was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2019.
The traditional breakfast in the VU this morning was followed by the presentation of the annual Awards for Excellence and President Randhawa's Opening Convocation remarks.
This year's award winners are:
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.
Retiring Western Washington University Sociology professor Lucky Tedrow has published new innovative findings on the working lives of major league baseball pitchers.
In collaboration with David Swanson of University of California at Riverside, Jack Taymen of the University of California at San Diego and Jack Baker of HealthFitness Corporation, Tedrow found career expectancies of MLB pitchers to be much shorter than one would think, with the average career in the Big Leagues lasting just about four years.
Retirement Reception for Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman
Friday, June 1 at 4:00 pm
Miller Hall Collaborative Space
Please join us for cake and drinks as we celebrate the careers of Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman.
Penn's Jonathan Zimmerman to Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' Dec. 1
The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.
The presentation is free and open to the public.
Western Washington University’s Everett programming was the perfect fit for recent graduate Christina Cariker.
Cariker, a Teacher Education Outreach Program student, was able to study abroad, take night classes and get hands-on experience as a teacher through Western’s program.
Trista Truemper has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve a one-year term as the student trustee at Western Washington University.
“Trista Truemper will provide a valuable and unique perspective to Western’s Board of Trustees due to her experience as a Western leader and student,” Inslee said. “I appreciate her willingness to work on behalf of Western students and ensuring they continue to receive the excellent education for which Western is so well-known.”