News & Events

Hot Lands Poster

WWU Associate Professor of Political Science Michael Wolff will have a cinematic debut of his film "Hot Lands: Capturing War in the Heart of Mexico" at the Pickford Film Center in downtown Bellingham at noon on Saturday, Oct.

Munro Seminar Flyer

Western’s Munro Institute for Civic Education Presents:

Fall Seminar 2021: Complex Problems and Cross-Party Conversations

Panels on Addiction and Drug Policy and Housing Affordability will bring together State legislators, Washington university faculty, and local government officials in this forum to discuss complex policy issues affecting us all.  Please join us for the conversation in-person or by Zoom! 

Per WWU policy, proof of vaccination or a negative covid test is required for all in-person attendees.

Professor Michael Wolff

Join us on Wednesday, October 27 at 5 pm at the Western Gallery for a preview of Professor Michael Wolff's short documentary film, “Hot Lands: Capturing War in the Heart of Mexico.”  The viewing will be followed by a brief presentation and open discussion.

“Hot Lands: Capturing War in the Heart of Mexico” 

Bidisha stands in front of ICS sign

Professor Bidisha Biswas is in Portugal on a Fulbright this Fall! Her research project is titled Understanding Changes and Challenges to the International Order. She is based at the University of Lisbon, and will be traveling to other parts of Portugal, as well, to give talks on her ongoing research. Dr. Biswas is also trying hard to learn Portuguese language and Portuguese cuisine!

Cynthia Horne in a dark blue ogee pattern shirt

With generous support from Western Washington University, the John C Street Fund for Mongolia, and the Institute for Global Engagement, Professor Cynthia Horne spent a month this summer working on a collaborative research project at the National University of Mongolia.  She also gave a talk on June 18 at The American Center for Mongolian Studies in Ulaanbatur on "Globalization and Women's Empowerment in Mongolia."