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Brent Mallinckrodt to Transition from College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean to Western Psychology Department Faculty

News - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:06am

Brent Mallinckrodt, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) at Western Washington University, will transition to serving as a faculty member in Western’s Department of Psychology, Provost Brent Carbajal announced today.

Western Students Visit Olympia with Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education

Political Science News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:01am

A group of Western students joined former Secretary of State and WWU Trustee, Ralph Munro, and Vernon Johnson, WWU professor of Political Science and director of the Munro Institute for Civic Education, in Olympia today to meet with legislators and other state leaders.

Western Students Visit Olympia with Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education

News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:01am

A group of Western students joined former Secretary of State and WWU Trustee, Ralph Munro, and Vernon Johnson, WWU professor of Political Science and director of the Munro Institute for Civic Education, in Olympia today to meet with legislators and other state leaders.

Jane Wong: Finding a New Place to Call Home

English News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 9:46am

When Assistant Professor of English Jane Wong was a little girl, she would run across the street from her parents’ Chinese restaurant in Shrewsbury, New Jersey to the public library to pile up stacks of books and read for hours.

Jane Wong: Finding a New Place to Call Home

News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 9:46am

When Assistant Professor of English Jane Wong was a little girl, she would run across the street from her parents’ Chinese restaurant in Shrewsbury, New Jersey to the public library to pile up stacks of books and read for hours.

Behavioral Neuroscience to host Jan-Marino Ramirez Feb. 27

Psychology News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 8:41am

From noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb.

Behavioral Neuroscience to host Jan-Marino Ramirez Feb. 27

News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 8:41am

From noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb.

WWU’s Greg Youmans Awarded $50,000 Grant from Creative Capital for Book Project

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:39am

WWU Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies Greg Youmans was awarded a $50,000 grant from Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation to support his book on queer filmmaking in the 1970’s San Francisco Bay Area.

Youmans’ book, with the tentative title “Something New Under the Sun: Bay Area Queer Filmmaking Across the 1970’s,” traces different filmmakers’ approaches to queer documentaries and experimental films during that time. He chose to focus on the Bay Area in the 1970’s because it was the first decade to witness a massive eruption of openly queer lifestyles.

University Of Melbourne’s Trevor Burnard to Discuss the Transatlantic Slave Trade at WWU Feb. 15

History Department News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:36am

Trevor Burnard, a professor of History and Head of University of Melbourne, Australia will host a public talk titled “Murder on the High Seas” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 in Communications Facility 115.

This event is free and open to the public.

University Of Melbourne’s Trevor Burnard to Discuss the Transatlantic Slave Trade at WWU Feb. 15

News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:36am

Trevor Burnard, a professor of History and Head of University of Melbourne, Australia will host a public talk titled “Murder on the High Seas” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 in Communications Facility 115.

This event is free and open to the public.

Psychology’s Jeff Carroll Awarded New $100k Grant to Research Huntington’s Disease

Psychology News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:17am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured an $100,000 grant to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

Psychology’s Jeff Carroll Awarded New $100k Grant to Research Huntington’s Disease

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:17am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured an $100,000 grant to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

Creepy thriller a squirm-inducing read

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:52am

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