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WWU’s Jeff Carroll Secures New Research Funding Stream from the CHDI Foundation

Psychology News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 9:11am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured a new funding stream from the CHDI Foundation to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

WWU’s Jeff Carroll Secures New Research Funding Stream from the CHDI Foundation

News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 9:11am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured a new funding stream from the CHDI Foundation to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

WWU's Center for Cross-Cultural Research to Host Donna Nagata Oct. 15

Psychology News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 1:22pm

Western Washington University's Center for Cross-Cultural Research and Department of Psychology will host University of Michigan Professor of Psychology Donna Nagata from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15 in Academic West 204, when she will present "Long-Term and Intergenerational Psychosocial Impacts of the World War II Japanese American Incarceration."

WWU's Center for Cross-Cultural Research to Host Donna Nagata Oct. 15

News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 1:22pm

Western Washington University's Center for Cross-Cultural Research and Department of Psychology will host University of Michigan Professor of Psychology Donna Nagata from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15 in Academic West 204, when she will present "Long-Term and Intergenerational Psychosocial Impacts of the World War II Japanese American Incarceration."

WWU’s Ray Wolpow Institute to Host ‘Teaching the Holocaust 101’ Oct. 18

News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 9:09am

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity is partnering with the Holocaust Center for Humanity in Seattle to host the workshop

WWU Student Journalists Recognized with Open Government Key Award

News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 1:38pm

Two collegiate journalists were recently honored by the Washington Coalition for Open Government for their use of the state Public Records Act and their dogged investigation of their university’s handling of complaints of sexual assault and sexual harassment.

WCOG is recognizing Asia Fields and Erasmus Baxter for their reporting for student publications at Western Washington University, published during the 2017-18 academic year.

History's Jennifer Seltz has article published the Journal of Women's History

History Department News Feed - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 1:22pm

WWU Associuate Professor of History Jennifer Seltz recently had an article published in the Journal of Women's History:(co-authored with Flannery Burke, St. Louis University) titled "Mothers' Nature: Feminisms, Environmentalisms, and Childbirth in the 1970s," JWH 30/2 (Summer 2018).

See the article here.

History's Jennifer Seltz has article published the Journal of Women's History

CHSS Publications - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 1:22pm

WWU Associuate Professor of History Jennifer Seltz recently had an article published in the Journal of Women's History:(co-authored with Flannery Burke, St. Louis University) titled "Mothers' Nature: Feminisms, Environmentalisms, and Childbirth in the 1970s," JWH 30/2 (Summer 2018).

See the article here.

History's Jennifer Seltz has article published the Journal of Women's History

News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 1:22pm

WWU Associuate Professor of History Jennifer Seltz recently had an article published in the Journal of Women's History:(co-authored with Flannery Burke, St. Louis University) titled "Mothers' Nature: Feminisms, Environmentalisms, and Childbirth in the 1970s," JWH 30/2 (Summer 2018).

See the article here.

Third Annual Paint B’ham Blue for WWU Coming Sept. 26

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:08am

Western Washington University, in partnership with the City of Bellingham, will host the Third Annual Paint B’ham Blue for WWU on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

This year, the Western Washington University Alumni Association has donated an additional $40,000 in energy-efficient LED lights, bringing the total to more than 250 illuminated trees donated for downtown (more than 2600 strands of lights.)

Photo Gallery: Summer Commencement

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 3:00pm

About 445 undergraduate and 35 master’s students graduated from Western Saturday in summer quarter commencement ceremonies in Carvery Gymnasium.

Western Washington University alumnus Brett Jordan, manager of Internal Audit at Russell Investments in Seattle, addressed graduates and their families. The student speaker was Rebekah Way, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in journalism with a news editorial emphasis, and a minor in music.  

In Defense of Taking Things for Granted

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 1:57pm

Western’s Johann Neem Appointed to American Historical Review’s Board of Editors

History Department News Feed - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 4:18pm

Western’s History Department Chair, Johann Neem, has been appointed to the American Historical Review’s Board of Editors for a three year term.

The American Historical Review is made up of 14 editors with different historical specialties. Editors are invited to join based on expertise and do not apply for their position.

“I was kind of surprised, I did not expect it at all,” Neem said. “Partly because editors in a journal like that tend to come from big research institutions.”

Western’s Johann Neem Appointed to American Historical Review’s Board of Editors

News - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 4:18pm

Western’s History Department Chair, Johann Neem, has been appointed to the American Historical Review’s Board of Editors for a three year term.

The American Historical Review is made up of 14 editors with different historical specialties. Editors are invited to join based on expertise and do not apply for their position.

“I was kind of surprised, I did not expect it at all,” Neem said. “Partly because editors in a journal like that tend to come from big research institutions.”

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