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Journalism's Derek Moscato publishes new article in the Journal of Public Interest Communication

CHSS Publications - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:11am

Derek Moscato, an assistant professor of journalism and public relations at Western Washington University, has published a new article in the Journal of Public Interest Communication. The study, “Clearcut Persuasion? Audience Cognition of Mediated Environmental Advertising through the Lens of the Elaboration Likelihood Model,” analyzed the outdoor billboard campaign by Oregon Wild to limit the practice of clearcut logging on Oregon’s publicly-owned lands. The campaign’s contentious advertisements, which were banned from Portland International Airport, garnered significant media coverage.

Journalism's Derek Moscato publishes new article in the Journal of Public Interest Communication

News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:11am

Derek Moscato, an assistant professor of journalism and public relations at Western Washington University, has published a new article in the Journal of Public Interest Communication. The study, “Clearcut Persuasion? Audience Cognition of Mediated Environmental Advertising through the Lens of the Elaboration Likelihood Model,” analyzed the outdoor billboard campaign by Oregon Wild to limit the practice of clearcut logging on Oregon’s publicly-owned lands. The campaign’s contentious advertisements, which were banned from Portland International Airport, garnered significant media coverage.

Personal growth and a desire to serve empower Tara Perry's summer trips

News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 9:28am

 

“A promise is a promise” as the saying goes, and for young students in Honduras a promise will be kept this summer, when Western’s Tara Perry returns to their classroom.

Last summer while on a direct service project where her main goal was to serve, teach, and learn from the community, she found it difficult to communicate with her students because she was not fluent in Spanish, so she set out to change that.

As Retirement Approaches, Daniel Boxberger Looks Back on a Career ‘He Just Sort of Fell Into’

Anthropology News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 2:12pm

Professor and former chair of the Anthropology Department, Daniel Boxberger is retiring after fall quarter, but he said he plans to stay busy and will continue to focus on his research and advocacy work with Native American tribes. 

Boxberger, who has taught at Western since 1983, said when he came to Western’s campus in 1971 as an undergraduate student, he never imagined he would have stayed for so long or that he would become a professor.

“I never had a goal to be a professor, I kind of just fell into it,” Boxberger said.

As Retirement Approaches, Daniel Boxberger Looks Back on a Career ‘He Just Sort of Fell Into’

News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 2:12pm

Professor and former chair of the Anthropology Department, Daniel Boxberger is retiring after fall quarter, but he said he plans to stay busy and will continue to focus on his research and advocacy work with Native American tribes. 

Boxberger, who has taught at Western since 1983, said when he came to Western’s campus in 1971 as an undergraduate student, he never imagined he would have stayed for so long or that he would become a professor.

“I never had a goal to be a professor, I kind of just fell into it,” Boxberger said.

WWU PsychFest Event June 8th

Psychology News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 1:43pm

The Psychology department is hosting their annual PsychFest on Friday June 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.  This event is a celebration of student research and scholarship.

In particular, they are pleased to announce their keynote speaker, Melissa Tehee, an alumna from Western’s Psychology graduate program, who will be presenting on Understanding and Addressing Trauma in a Cultural Framework.

For more information, you can find the event and a full schedule of activities listed on the department's website:

WWU PsychFest Event June 8th

News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 1:43pm

The Psychology department is hosting their annual PsychFest on Friday June 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.  This event is a celebration of student research and scholarship.

In particular, they are pleased to announce their keynote speaker, Melissa Tehee, an alumna from Western’s Psychology graduate program, who will be presenting on Understanding and Addressing Trauma in a Cultural Framework.

For more information, you can find the event and a full schedule of activities listed on the department's website:

Liberal Studies' Kimberly Lynn publishes three articles on early modern Inquisitions

Liberal Studies News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:02pm

Liberal Studies' Lynn publishes three articles on early modern Inquisitions

Kimberly Lynn (Associate Professor and Department Chair, Liberal Studies) had two articles published in one edited collection: “Judges and Shepherds: Inquisitions,” and, with Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, “Tribunals and Jurisdictions: Inquisitions,” in Judging Faith, Punishing Sin: Inquisitions and Consistories in the Early Modern World, ed. Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau (Cambridge University Press, 2017), 52-65 and 116-27. 

Liberal Studies' Kimberly Lynn publishes three articles on early modern Inquisitions

CHSS Publications - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:02pm

Liberal Studies' Lynn publishes three articles on early modern Inquisitions

Kimberly Lynn (Associate Professor and Department Chair, Liberal Studies) had two articles published in one edited collection: “Judges and Shepherds: Inquisitions,” and, with Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, “Tribunals and Jurisdictions: Inquisitions,” in Judging Faith, Punishing Sin: Inquisitions and Consistories in the Early Modern World, ed. Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau (Cambridge University Press, 2017), 52-65 and 116-27. 

Liberal Studies' Kimberly Lynn publishes three articles on early modern Inquisitions

News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:02pm

Liberal Studies' Lynn publishes three articles on early modern Inquisitions

Kimberly Lynn (Associate Professor and Department Chair, Liberal Studies) had two articles published in one edited collection: “Judges and Shepherds: Inquisitions,” and, with Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, “Tribunals and Jurisdictions: Inquisitions,” in Judging Faith, Punishing Sin: Inquisitions and Consistories in the Early Modern World, ed. Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau (Cambridge University Press, 2017), 52-65 and 116-27. 

Liberal Studies' Lynn publishes three articles on early modern Inquisitions

News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 9:46am

Kimberly Lynn (Associate Professor and Department Chair, Liberal Studies) had two articles published in one edited collection: “Judges and Shepherds: Inquisitions,” and, with Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, “Tribunals and Jurisdictions: Inquisitions,” in Judging Faith, Punishing Sin: Inquisitions and Consistories in the Early Modern World, ed. Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau (Cambridge University Press, 2017), 52-65 and 116-27. 

CSD students to host Aphasia Awareness Month event June 4

News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:11am

Join us for a Burger Bash at the Filling Station in support of National Aphasia Awareness Month!

Fundraising Campaign for Bust of PNW Author Ella Higginson a Success

English News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:59am

Western Washington University Professor of English Laura Laffrado has successfully completed her campaign to raise funds for a bronze bust of celebrated Pacific Northwest author, Ella Rhoads Higginson.

Fundraising Campaign for Bust of PNW Author Ella Higginson a Success

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:59am

Western Washington University Professor of English Laura Laffrado has successfully completed her campaign to raise funds for a bronze bust of celebrated Pacific Northwest author, Ella Rhoads Higginson.

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