Occam's Razor: Join us for Volume 7 Release Party on May 16, 6-8 p.m., Academic West 4th floor Skybridge. Refreshments provided!
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24th Annual Political Science Association Conference and Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture
Tuesday, May 9
8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
4th Floor, Arntzen Hall
Gordon Sandison Lecture: ‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate
CF 110 at 3 p.m.
Sandra Alfers, professor of German and director of the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity at Western Washington University, will discuss her research on the poetry of the Holocaust from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 in Western Libraries Special Collections on the 6th floor of Wilson Library.
The presentation is free and open to the public.
Western Washington University had three winners and several additional finalists in the Region 10 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) in Seattle on April 14.
SPJ’s Region 10 includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
Western Washington University’s Political Science Department hosted a conversation titled, “See You in Court, Mr. President!” with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on May 2.
Ferguson recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the State of Washington challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily barring immigration and refugees from seven Muslim majority nations.
WWU photos by Rhys Logan.
Myron Shekelle, research associate at Western Washington University’s Department of Anthropology, is involved in an Indonesian study that has identified two new species of tarsiers - small nocturnal primates found only on several islands of Southeast Asia.
Western Washington University’s Professor of Journalism Sheila Webb has received the Covert Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) for the second time.
The Covert Award, endowed by Catherin L.Covert, is presented by the History Division of the AEJMC to the author of the best mass communication history article or chapter in an edited collection published the previous year, nationwide.
Graduate-school interns in Western's Sport and Exercise Psychology program offer mental strength training sessions for athletes and teams on campus, and also offer exercise adherence sessions for students, staff or faculty members that are interested in beginning an exercise program or need help sticking with their current program.
Western Washington University Associate Professor of English Kristin Mahoney will present “Out and Out from the Family to the Community: the Housmans and the Politics of Queer Sibling Devotion at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9 in Special Collections, Wilson Library 6th floor, on the WWU campus.
The event is free and open to the public.
WWU's Judy Pine to Discuss ‘The Myth of the Word Gap: Ideological Obstacles to Equity in Education’ May 3 at City Hall
Judith M.S. Pine, associate professor of Anthropology at Western Washington University, will give a talk titled “The Myth of the Word Gap: Ideological Obstacles to Equity in Education” from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 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.