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Journalism's Brian Bowe publishes new paper on the effects of media on Pakistan's 'fragile democracy'

News - Tue, 09/13/2016 - 9:19am

Assistant Professor of Journalism Brian Bowe has published "Mediatization in Pakistan: Perceptions of media influence on a fragile democracy" in the journal "Journalism." Bowe co-wrote the paper with Lawrence Pintak of WSU and Syed Nazir of the Lahore University of Management Sciences in Pakistan.

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Nelly Trocmé Hewett to Discuss her Family Village's Effort to Hide Jewish Refugees in World War II at WWU Sept. 23

MCL News - Tue, 09/06/2016 - 2:41pm

Nelly Trocmé Hewett will speak about the French Plateau Vivarais-Lignon and the village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a place of safety and shelter for Jewish refugees during WWII, from 3-4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

WWU Creates Ray Wolpow Institute for Study of Holocaust, Genocide

News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 11:24am

Western Washington University has created the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity and named Sandra Alfers, professor of German in Western’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages, its founding director.

The institute is named after retired Western Professor Ray Wolpow.

‘Pokémon Go’ Adds to Safety Concerns Associated with Smartphone Use, says WWU Professor

Psychology News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 9:28am

As Pokémon Go soars to never-before-seen heights of usage across the world – consider that in barely over a week after its release it already had more daily users than Twitter – some questions have begun to arise about safety.

‘Pokémon Go’ Adds to Safety Concerns Associated with Smartphone Use, says WWU Professor

News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 9:28am

As Pokémon Go soars to never-before-seen heights of usage across the world – consider that in barely over a week after its release it already had more daily users than Twitter – some questions have begun to arise about safety.

Oh No, Pokémon Go!

News - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 11:21am

Healing must start with action

News - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 11:16am

How to enhance your self-confidence

News - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 10:23am

Reporting on Islam

News - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 10:49am

Psychology Department recruiting for study on adolescent identity development

Psychology News - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 4:50am

The Psychology Department at Western Washington University is recruiting mothers and teenagers aged 16 to 18 for a study on adolescent identity development.

The study involves having a conversation between mother and child, as well as filling out several surveys and completing an interview. Mom and child will each receive $20 for participating.

WWU Names 2015-16 Outstanding Graduates

News - Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:11pm

BELLINGHAM – Western Washington University honored its Outstanding Graduates for the 2015-16 academic year at spring Commencement Saturday, June 11.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

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