Presented by Dr. Jun San Juan, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Physical Education, Health & Recreation Department
Running is becoming an increasingly popular activity with participation noted at all age levels. The increase in both participation and increased frequency of training can lead to significantly increased exposure to running-related injuries, most notably in the lower extremities. In his presentation, Jun San Juan will discuss multiple factors that can contribute to running-related injuries.
Presented by Dr. Michael Fraas, Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University
Concussion in sports has gained a great deal of attention in the media. Should athletes, parents, and educators be concerned about the safety of young athletes? This presentation will explain the impact of concussion, and highlight ways to effectively treat concussion symptoms and safely return athletes to competition and the classroom.
Presented by Sheila Webb, Associate Professor of Journalism at Western Washington University.
Presented by David Sattler, Professor of Psychology at Western Washington University.
Presented by Kathryn Trueblood, Associate Professor of English at WWU.
WWU Professor Ira Hyman discusses his research into the relationship between cell phone use and "Inattentional Blindness."
Michael Karlberg discusses the Bahá’í community in Iran, which has suffered from waves of violent oppression for over 150 years.
Presented by Professor Edward Vajda, Modern and Classical Languages
April 26, 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear disaster. Edward Vajda worked as a translator and news analyst in the Moscow office of CBS News during the crisis. He describes what it was like helping to cover the story and also assesses the political and environmental effects a quarter century later.
Presented by Professor Christopher Friday, Western Washington University History Department