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Expert in classical Indian dance to give lecture and performance March 1

Liberal Studies News - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:24am

Padmaja Suresh, a renowned expert in classical Indian dance, will visit Western Washington University on Tuesday, March 1, to give a lecture-performance on the intersections of dance and the religious philosophy known as Tantra. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 4 p.m. in the Old Main Theater.

WWU Psychology Department Offering Free Counseling to Community Members

Psychology News - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:16pm

Graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department are providing free individual counseling, under faculty supervision, to community members.

Western’s Counseling Training Clinic has openings for individual counseling of adults, adolescents and children. Appointments for individual counseling are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Lecture to discuss similarities between black, Palestinian struggles for human rights

Political Science News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:38am

Aaron Dixon, an activist and former captain of the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party, will deliver a lecture at Western Washington University Feb. 10 titled "The Stark Similarities between the Black and Palestinian Struggle for Human Rights."

Lecture to discuss similarities between black, Palestinian struggles for human rights

Sociology News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:38am

Aaron Dixon, an activist and former captain of the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party, will deliver a lecture at Western Washington University Feb. 10 titled "The Stark Similarities between the Black and Palestinian Struggle for Human Rights."

Screening, discussion to look at community of romance readers, writers

English News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 9:35am

"Love Between the Covers," a feature-length documentary film about the little-known, surprisingly powerful community of women who read and write romance novels, will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Western Washington University.

The showing will be followed by a panel discussion with:

Screening, discussion to look at community of romance readers, writers

Sociology News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 9:35am

"Love Between the Covers," a feature-length documentary film about the little-known, surprisingly powerful community of women who read and write romance novels, will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Western Washington University.

The showing will be followed by a panel discussion with:

Western’s ‘Bellingham Review’ to Release Issue #72 This Spring

English News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 9:41am

Western Washington University’s literary journal, the Bellingham Review, will release its next issue, #72, this spring.

The new issue will mark a change in direction for the Review. Susanne Paola Antonetta, the Review’s new editor-in-chief, has introduced many new features and goals.

Hsueh has article published in on corporate constitutionalism

Political Science News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:22am

Vicki Hseuh, an associate professor of political science at Western Washington University, was published in the most recent issue of the journal Itinerario as part of a dossier on corporate constitutionalism. The issue is free to read online until March 31.

Nominations needed for faculty citizenship award

Political Science News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:50am

The Faculty Senate Executive Council seeks nominations for the 2016 Representative Timm Ormsby Award for Faculty Citizenship. The award recognizes exemplary civic engagement by members of the Western faculty.

Nominations needed for faculty citizenship award

English News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:50am

The Faculty Senate Executive Council seeks nominations for the 2016 Representative Timm Ormsby Award for Faculty Citizenship. The award recognizes exemplary civic engagement by members of the Western faculty.

Inaugural winners of Diversity and Social Justice Grants announced

History Department News Feed - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:53am

The Faculty Senate Diversity and Social Justice Grants are awarded for faculty teaching and research that focuses on building Western Washington University's capacity for embracing and engaging issues related to diversity, equity and social justice. Initial funding for these grants was secured by the President’s Taskforce on Equity, Inclusion and Diversity.

The awardees of the inaugural teaching grants are as follows:

Inaugural winners of Diversity and Social Justice Grants announced

English News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:53am

The Faculty Senate Diversity and Social Justice Grants are awarded for faculty teaching and research that focuses on building Western Washington University's capacity for embracing and engaging issues related to diversity, equity and social justice. Initial funding for these grants was secured by the President’s Taskforce on Equity, Inclusion and Diversity.

The awardees of the inaugural teaching grants are as follows:

Not Your Grandma's Romance Novel

Sociology News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 12:00pm

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