Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is partnering with the City of Blaine and the Blaine Chamber of Commerce to bring a digital marketing training program to local businesses from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, on Dec. 11 at the Blaine School District Office, 765 H St., in Blaine.
Cost is free but space is limited and registration is preferred. For more information on how to register, please call the SBDC office at (360) 778-1762 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelly McAllister to Speak on Balancing Washington’s Transportation Needs with Stewardship of Natural Resources Nov. 30
Kelly McAllister of the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will discuss the interplay between the growing demands on the state's transportation infrastructure and stewardship of its natural resources and wildlife at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.
Jürgen Salay, EU Fellow at the University of Washington, will present 'Climate Policy in the European Union' at noon on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Communications Facility 150.
The talk, which is sponsored by Western's Political Science Department, is free and open to the public.
Western Washington University’s Department of Art is hosting an exhibition titled “Crochet Sculpture: Fibers and Fabrics” in the Fine Arts Building’s B Gallery in the Fine Arts Building through Nov. 24.
The exhibition features sculptures made from crochet fabrics. The students presenting in this exhibit are from Seiko Purdue’s Fibers and Fabrics class. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Western Washington University will host its annual Children’s and Young Adult Book Sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 on the fourth floor of Western’s Wilson Library.
Over a thousand new children’s and young adult books will be available for purchase, including hardbacks for $5 and paperbacks for $2. Teachers, community members and readers of all ages are invited to discover and enjoy award-winning titles.
The Early Childhood Education teacher preparation program in Western's Woodring College of Education and the Associated Students' Child Development Center (CDC) have a longstanding collaborative partnership to engage in the understanding of principles and practices in early childhood education. One of the projects this term in the ECE 434: Environments for Young Children class is to design and materials for the classroom to support children’s knowledge and skills related to scientific thinking and to support children’s ability to represent their thinking.
WWU Department of Art & Art History instructor Margot Myers received 2017 Artist Trust GAP Award funding for a series of large woodcut panels each depicting one of the six rivers that feed Bristol Bay, Alaska.
Penn's Jonathan Zimmerman to Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' Dec. 1
The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.
The presentation is free and open to the public.
Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce gifts scholarship to Western Washington University’s Poulsbo Cybersecurity Program
The Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce has donated a $450 scholarship to a Western Washington University student for the 2018-2019 school year.
The scholarship will go to a student within the university’s bachelor's degree program in Computer & Information Systems Security (CISS) offered in Poulsbo.
Western Washington University students Stephanie Mason of Bellingham and Ted Weber of Shoreline won first and second place, respectively, at the Association for Computing Machinery’s ACM Student Research Competition in Orlando, Florida last month.
Coll Thrush, professor of History at the University of British Columbia and a 1991 WWU alumnus (Fairhaven) will present “Rethinking the Heart of Empire: Indigenous Travellers in London, 1502-2015” at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 29 in the Fairhaven auditorium as part of the Fairhaven World Issues Forum speaker series, which is free and open to the public.
Alan McConchie, the lead cartographer at Stamen Design, a mapping and data visualization studio in San Francisco, will discuss open-source cartography as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.
The Western Washington University Masters of Business Administration Program will host its Fall Information Session Thursday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in Parks Hall 441. This quarterly event is an opportunity to hear from an alumni panel, talk to faculty, and discuss with admissions advisors the details of the MBA programs available at WWU.
Western Washington University Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Grace Wang will outline the factors that Bureau of Land Management (BLM) managers utilize in their decision-making in a talk Nov. 9 for the Huxley College Speaker Series.
This year’s Masters of Asian Cinema series begins with Kawase Naomi’s 2015 Sweet Bean, which will screen at 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 7th at the Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street.) The film will be introduced by Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies at Western Washington University Colleen Laird, whose research focuses on Japanese women directors. Laird’s description of this film is below:
Sherri Daymon has re-joined the staff of Certified Business Advisors at Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center.
In partnership with Humanities Washington, Western Washington University on the Peninsulas will host Phyllis Bernard and Dann May at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Olympic College-Poulsbo as the present “Darwin's Lost Theory of Love: A Healing Vision for the New Century.”
This Western Lecture Series event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Western Washington University’s Industrial Design junior studio will showcase a sustainable entrepreneurship exhibition from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3 at Ideal in Bellingham.
The exhibition, titled “ReMade: Nature” challenges students to design with sustainability in mind, encouraging the reuse, recycling, or repurposing of material. This year, students are presenting 12 modern design solutions that primarily utilize natural materials. The event is free and open to the public.