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News - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:19am

Scholar's Corner: Ellen Hallingstad

News - 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

Anthropology News - 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:

http://www.publicanthropology.org/CAW/17-Fall/3-WWU-Saunders.htm

WWU Anthropology students win national awards

News - 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:

http://www.publicanthropology.org/CAW/17-Fall/3-WWU-Saunders.htm

Harvards' Alexander Görlach to Present 'Islam in Europe' Dec. 7

Liberal Studies News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 1:34pm

Harvard University's Alexander Görlach will present 'Islam in Europe'  at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 in SMATE (SL) 130.

The talk is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by Western's Department of Liberal Studies.

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

Political Science News - 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.

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

News - 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.

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

Join Jeopardy Magazine for our annual Fall Faculty Reading!

Featuring
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

Sociology News - 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.

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

History Department News Feed - 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.

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

Political Science News - 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.

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

News - 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'

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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.

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