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WWU's Jane Wong wins prestigious James Ray Award

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 9:57am

​WWU Assistant Professor of English, literary artist, and author of "Overpour" Jane Wong is the 2017 recipient of the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award from the The Artist Trust | Frye Art Museum Consortium. The prize recognizes artists in all disciplines whose work demonstrates exceptional originality and is intended to advance the creative work of an outstanding individual artist.

WWU Students Attend Society for Neuroscience Conference in Washington D.C.

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 1:55pm

Students from Western’s Behavioral Neuroscience (BNS) program attended the Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington D.C. in November to present their research to other neuroscientists.

Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research hosts Onnie Rogers Feb. 7 for 'It's Just a Color'

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:59pm

Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Onnie Rogers from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday,  February 7,  in Academic West 210 for “It’s Just a Color; A master narrative analysis of racial identity in middle childhood.”

This event is free and open to the public.

Western's Kathryn Vulić to Discuss Medieval Manuscripts Feb. 14

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 9:23am

Western Washington University Professor of English Kathryn Vulić will give a talk entitled “Exploring Medieval Manuscripts” at Western Washington University from 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in Western Libraries Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor).  Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. for those who wish to stop by before the event to meet the new Special Collections Librarian, Michael Taylor.

The event is free and open to the public.

WWU to host screenings of 'When I Stutter' at the Pickford and Limelight Jan. 25 and 28

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:17am

Western's College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, the Department of Psychology, and the Department of English are co-hosting two screenings of "When I Stutter" at The Pickford and Limelight cinemas in downtown Bellingham on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pickford; and Sunday, Jan. 28 at Noon at the Limelight.

WWU's Hugo García to present ‘Santería Decoded: An Approach to Understanding the Formation of an Afro Cuban Religion' Jan. 31 at City Hall

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:13am

Hugo García, Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, will give a talk titled “Santería Decoded: An Approach to Understanding the Formation of an Afro Cuban Religion” from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the Bellingham City Council Chambers, 210 Lottie St.

The free, public talk is an installment of the WWU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the City of Bellingham.

'When I Stutter' to screen Jan. 25 and 28 at the Pickford and Limelight

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:10am

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, the Department of Psychology, and the Department of English are co-hosting two screenings of "When I Stutter" at The Pickford and Limelight cinemas in downtown Bellingham.

Psychology's David Sattler given IGE grant to research climate change and mental health in Mongolia

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:57pm

David Sattler, professor of Psychology at Western, is the 2018 recipient of a research award funded by the Jack Street Fund for Mongolia and managed by the Institute for Global Engagement.

The war on Christmas is a civil war

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:41am

In Memoriam: Dr. Joan C. Stevenson

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:34am

Anthropologist, mentor, scholar, and colleague Joan Stevenson, died far too soon on Monday, Dec. 4.

A new and inclusive Northwest history

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:19am

Scholar's Corner: Ellen Hallingstad

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:29am

“There is a compelling intimacy to the handling of skeletal remains,” said Ellen Hallingstad, a Western senior in the Honors Program who is hoping to do graduate work next year at England’s Sheffield University.  

No, Ellen doesn’t plan to be a grave robber.  Rather, she wants to earn a doctorate in Bioarcheology, which is the study of human remains in an archeological context. 

WWU Anthropology students win national awards

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:49am

WWU students Julia Soes and James Johnson won awards from the Center for a Public Anthropology as part of Kathy Saunders' ANTH 201 (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology) class. The students, who submitted opinion pieces as their entries into the contest, were winners in a North American competition involving over 4,000 students from 23 schools.   Their entries are available here:

http://www.publicanthropology.org/CAW/17-Fall/3-WWU-Saunders.htm

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