Professor Danny Hayes of George Washington University will give the keynote address for the 2016 Munro Seminar for Civic Education.
Western Students/Faculty/Staff & Community Members are invited to a Veterans Day Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from noon-1 p.m. in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.
Reception immediately follows ceremony; both events are free.
WWU to Host Charles Marohn and Ted Carlson Oct. 20 for Discussions on Transportation Planning and Urban Growth
Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series will host a pair of discussions on Thursday, Oct. 20 dealing with transportation issues and urban planning; both presentations are free and open to the public and will be followed by question-and-answer sessions.
Internships are a great way for students to develop their professional skills and contribute to the community.
Students who are looking to gain work experience, build their resumes, and develop their professional network should attend the Community Internship Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 in the Viking Union Multi-Purpose Room. Students will be able to meet with over 50 social services organizations, government agencies, and nonprofits to discuss full- and part-time internships.
Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics will host Douglas Schuler, associate professor of Business and Public Policy at Rice University, for its Sustainability Speaker Series on Friday, Oct. 28.
Schuler will deliver formal presentation entitled “Shipping Container to Sterile Box: Shackling the Sun for Social Good” from 2 to 3 p.m. in Academic West 204.
The event is free and open to the public.
WWU to Test Western Alert Notification System Thursday, Oct. 20; Lockdown Drill Planned for Central Campus
Western Washington University plans to test its emergency notification system known as Western Alert at 1:40 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20.
At the same time as the Western Alert test, a small group of faculty, staff and students will be participating in a test lockdown drill on campus.
Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is partnering with SCORE and Constant Contact to bring “The Power of the Inbox: First Impressions Count” to Bellingham from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Oct. 27 at the Gateway Center Executive Suites, 1313 E. Maple St, 3rd Floor.
The seminar is free but space is limited and registration is required. For more information on how to register, please call the SBDC office at (360) 778-1762 or email email@example.com.
Kendra Phillips’ a cappella musical “Family Game Night,” which will run at Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center DUG Theater from Oct. 20-29, grew out of a desire to inject hope into would seem like a hopeless situation.
The Western Washington University Department of Design is hosting its annual Design Lecture Series, which invites design professionals from the disciplines of architecture, industrial design, and graphic design to present their professional work and background throughout the fall quarter.
The first speaker is Mick Glenn, Creative Director at Ziba in Portland, Oregon. The lecture will take place from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24 in Fraser Hall 102 on the WWU campus. All of the Design Lecture Series events are free and open to the public.
On Monday, Oct. 24, Dr. Greg Dunn, a neuroscientist and artist, will visit Western Washington University to give two public lectures about his work on combining science and artistic techniques to create images of the human brain.
Dunn's visit is sponsored by visit is sponsored by the colleges of Fine and Performing Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, and the Behavioral Neuroscience Program.
Dunn will presenting:
Western Washington University’s Extended Education marketing team is celebrating its success after winning eight awards in five categories during the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s 2016 Marketing Awards.
The marketing team includes Rebecca Beardsall, Courtney Hiatt, Jean Webster, Elissa Mowry, and Mark Kienzle.
Gov. Jay Inslee has reappointed Karen Lee to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees.
“We’re delighted and grateful that Karen Lee has agreed to serve another term on the Board of Trustees. Her leadership, knowledge and love of Western, and commitment to advancing public higher education in Washington are all tremendous assets for the Board. I look forward to continuing to our work together for Western,” said Western President Sabah Randhawa.