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Presidential Scholars Announced at Commencement

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 10:52am

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard honored seven graduates as Presidential Scholars during Commencement on Saturday, June 11.

Morgan has two stories published

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 12:00pm

Lane Morgan’s story "The Torch Carrier" was published in this month’s issue of the University of Washington alumni magazine "Columns."

She also had another story, "Tacoma students march for peace on April 22, 1936," published on Historylink.org.

If you stutter, you’re not alone

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:45am

[ Writer's note: The last names of the members in the story are not given to respect their privacy. ]

It’s a Tuesday night, and in the Speech and Hearing Clinic in the Academic Instruction Center at Western, David Evans, an assistant professor in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, greets people of all ages who have one thing in common: They have a stutter.

The Bellingham Chapter of the National Stuttering Association gives those in the community the opportunity to share their stories within a safe environment.

Hoffman has article published in 'Hispanic Journal'

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 9:10am

Joan M. Hoffman, a Spanish professor in the Modern and Classical Languages Department at Western Washington University, has had her article "The Death of the Angel: A Mother's 'Failure' in Los Pazos de Ulloa and a Daughter's 'Success' in La madre naturaleza" published in "Hispanic Journal," Vol. 37, No. 1.

Leonard writes chapter for book on racial politics in L.A.

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 9:01am

Kevin Leonard, a professor of history at Western Washington University, wrote a chapter in the recently published book "Civil Rights and Beyond: African American and Latino/a Activism in the Twentieth-Century United States."

Leonard's chapter is titled "From the ‘Next Best Thing to One of Us’ to ‘One of Us’: Edward Roybal, Gilbert Lindsay, and Racial Politics in Los Angeles in the 1950s and 1960s."

The book, edited by Brian D. Behnken, was published by the University of Georgia Press in April 2016.

Magee has short story 'The Merm Prob' published

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 12:18pm

Kelly Magee’s latest short story “The Merm Prob” has just been published in "Gulf Coast."

Magee is an associate professor of English at Western Washington University.

Warburton has article published on feminisim and anarchism

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 12:14pm

Theresa Warburton’s essay "Coming to Terms: Rethinking Popular Approaches to Feminism and Anarchism," has just been published in "Perspectives on Anarchist Theory."

Warburton is an assistant professor of English at Western Washington University.

A firsthand telling of the 'Oregon Story'

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 12:10pm

Anacortes hires a football coach

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 10:41am

Retirement party for LeaAnn Martin set for June 8

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:31pm

A farewell party to honor LeaAnn Martin, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the Western Gallery on the Western Washington University campus.

Western’s Jeff Carroll Awarded More than $1.2 Million in Pair of Grants to Research Huntington’s Disease

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:21pm

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured a pair of grants for more than $1.2 million to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

WWU’s Hud Hudson to Discuss the Philosophical Case for the Existence of God June 1 at City Hall

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 9:10am

Hud Hudson, professor of Philosophy at Western Washington University, will give a talk titled “A Critical Evaluation of the Fine-Tuning Argument for the Existence of God” from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, in the Bellingham City Council Chambers.

The lecture is part of the WWU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the City of Bellingham, which is free and open to the public.

Webb has article on 'Life' magazine published in 'Journalism & Communication Monographs'

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:47am

Sheila Webb, a professor in the Department of Journalism at Western Washington University, had her research article on Life magazine, "Creating Life: America’s Most Potent Editorial Force," published in the latest issue of "Journalism & Communication Monographs."

Edward Vajda to Discuss Ket Language May 18

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 9:09am

Western Washington University’s Linguistics Club will host Professor of Linguistics Ed Vajda to discuss the Ket language and his fieldwork in Siberia from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, in Miller Hall Room 152 on the WWU campus.

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