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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:

Jürgen Salay to present 'Climate Policy in the European Union' Nov. 30

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:08am

Jürgen Salay, EU Fellow at the University of Washington, will present  'Climate Policy in the European Union'  at noon on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Science Lecture (SL) 150.

The talk, which is sponsored by Western's Political Science Department, is free and open to the public.

Jeopardy Magazine Fall Faculty Reading set for today at 4 p.m.

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:18am

Join Jeopardy Magazine for our annual Fall Faculty Reading!

Kelly Magee
Kristiana Kahakauwila
Stan Tag
Jane Wong
Richard Simon
Kami Westhoff 

When: Thursday, Nov. 16 from 4-6 p.m.

Where: Academic Institute West, Room 210

Come support our wonderful literary community here on campus and enjoy a warm cup of coffee!


Penn's Jonathan Zimmerman to Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' Dec. 1

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am

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.

Alumnus Jesse Moore discusses 'Life Beyond the White House'

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:47am

Alumnus Jesse Moore, '05, will speak Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Underground Coffee House at 7 p.m. on "Life Beyond the White House." 

Shannon Point art interns present 'Disintegration' in the B Gallery

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:40am

Shannon Point Marine Center Art interns Abby Kuchar and Ruby Jones have created "Disintegration," an exhibit of their work meant to focus attention on the increasing acidification of the Salish Sea that is running through Nov. 9 in the WWU B Gallery, a student-run exhibition space within the Fine Arts Building on Western's campus. A reception for the exhibit will take place from 5-7 p.m.on Wednesday, Nov. 8 in the B Gallery.

WWU's Carolyn Nielsen to present 'Moment or Movement: U.S. News Coverage of Racial Issues in a Digital Era' Nov. 2

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:35am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Journalism Carolyn Nielsen will present "Moment or Movement: U.S. News Coverage of Racial Issues in a Digital Era" at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Communications Facility 120 on the WWU campus.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the WWU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

WWU alumna Sarah Myhre to Discuss 'Women, Science and the Trump Administration' Nov. 2 at WWU

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 9:42am

Sarah E. Myhre , a scientist, activist and public communicator from the University of Washington, will highlight the stories and voices of women part of the grass-roots organization 500 Women Scientists, as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

In Memoriam: Evelyn Wright

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 10:43am

Evelyn Wright, associate professor Emeritus of the English Department at Western Washington University and the associate editor of Western’s Journal of Educational Controversy, passed away on Sept. 22.  A memorial service for her will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m., followed by a reception at St. John's Lutheran Church, 2530 Cornwall Ave., in Bellingham. Wright came to Western in 1972 and retired in 1996.


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