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Journalism's Stephen Howie ghost-writes "Anti-Cancer Living" for Viking Press

CHSS Publications - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:18am

May 1 marks the release of “Anti-Cancer Living,” ghost written by WWU Senior Instructor Stephen Howie for Dr. Lorenzo Cohen, director of Integrative Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and his wife, educator Allison Jefferies. Published by Viking, the book has been translated in 10 different languages with more than a dozen foreign contracts. 

Journalism's Stephen Howie ghost-writes "Anti-Cancer Living" for Viking Press

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:18am

May 1 marks the release of “Anti-Cancer Living,” ghost written by WWU Senior Instructor Stephen Howie for Dr. Lorenzo Cohen, director of Integrative Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and his wife, educator Allison Jefferies. Published by Viking, the book has been translated in 10 different languages with more than a dozen foreign contracts. 

Journalism's Carolyn Nielsen wins Outanding Dissertation award from UW

CHSS Publications - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 8:54am

Carolyn Nielsen, an associate professor in the Department of Journalism, has been awarded the University of Washington Department of Communications Faculty Award for Outstanding Dissertation of 2017. Her doctoral dissertation, "Moment or Movement: U.S. News Coverage of Racial Issues in a Digital Era," is the foundation for her forthcoming book under contract with the University of Missouri Press.

Journalism's Carolyn Nielsen wins Outanding Dissertation award from UW

News - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 8:54am

Carolyn Nielsen, an associate professor in the Department of Journalism, has been awarded the University of Washington Department of Communications Faculty Award for Outstanding Dissertation of 2017. Her doctoral dissertation, "Moment or Movement: U.S. News Coverage of Racial Issues in a Digital Era," is the foundation for her forthcoming book under contract with the University of Missouri Press.

WWU's Jane Wong helps judge annual Sue Boynton Poetry Contest

English News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:40am

A total of 224 Whatcom County residents participated in the 13th annual Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest, and 25 winners have been chosen.

Three of the winners have ties to Western Washington University; Fairhaven faculty member Marie Eaton and student Alandra Barker are two of the 10 Walk Award winners, and emeritus professor Roger William Gilman is one of the 15 Merit Award winners.

Jane Wong, a faculty member at Western, was one of the two judges, along with Richard Widerkehr.

WWU’s Center for Cross-Cultural Research to host Kristin Pauker May 7

Psychology News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:05am

 

Kristin Pauker, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will present “Beyond ‘Racist People’: How Beliefs About the Malleability of Prejudice Impact the Emergence of Interracial Tension in Children” at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 7 in Academic West 210 on the Western Washington University campus. 

WWU’s Center for Cross-Cultural Research to host Kristin Pauker May 7

News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:05am

 

Kristin Pauker, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will present “Beyond ‘Racist People’: How Beliefs About the Malleability of Prejudice Impact the Emergence of Interracial Tension in Children” at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 7 in Academic West 210 on the Western Washington University campus. 

WWU Student Journalists Win Three Categories in the SPJ Regional Mark of Excellence Awards

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:07pm

Western Washington University had three student journalist winners and several additional finalists in the Region 10 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) released Monday, April 23.

​SPJ’s Region 10 includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Winners:

In Memoriam: Peter J. Elich

Psychology News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:43pm

In Memoriam: Peter J. Elich

News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:43pm

WWU's Steve Bennett to Discuss 'Pandemic on the Horizon? Climate Change and Infectious Disease' April 25 at City Hall

News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 12:32pm

 

BELLINGHAM – Steve Bennett, a lecturer in the Community Health Program in the Department of Health & Human Development at Western Washington University, will give a talk titled “Pandemic on the Horizon? Climate Change and Infectious Disease” from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, in the Bellingham City Council Chambers, 210 Lottie Street. 

The free, public talk is an installment of the WWU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the City of Bellingham.

Daniel Garvey to Present 'The Politics of Disability' April 19

News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:56am

WWU will host Daniel E. Garvey, president emeritus of Prescott College and intermittent executive dean for Semester at Sea, for "The Politics of Disability” from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 in Miller Hall 138. 

The event is free and open to the public; for disability accommodations, please call (360) 650-3660.

National Geographic reporter Tom Clynes coming to WWU April 16

News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:29pm

The Department of Journalism will host a public lecture with journalist Tom Clynes, reporter for National Geographic, contributing editor for Popular Science and author of "The Boy Who Played with Fusion."  

 

Who: Journalist Tom Clynes

WWU to host ‘Chai Why? The Making of the Indian National Drink’ April 19

Liberal Studies News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 9:35am

The Western Washington University Department of Liberal Studies will host speaker Philip Lutgendorf, professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies at the University of Iowa, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 in Communications Facility 115.  

WWU to host ‘Chai Why? The Making of the Indian National Drink’ April 19

News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 9:35am

The Western Washington University Department of Liberal Studies will host speaker Philip Lutgendorf, professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies at the University of Iowa, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 in Communications Facility 115.  

Liberal Studies' Jonathan Miran has book chapter, article published

Liberal Studies News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 2:03pm

Jonathan Miran (Associate Professor, Liberal Studies) had a book chapter published, “The Red Sea” in David Armitage, Alison Bashford and Sujit Sivasundaram (eds.) Oceanic Histories (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018): 156-181.

https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/oceanic-histories/7BDD2F35C5E019DB8D3228DE4380B457

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