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Art Lingren to Present “A Fly Fisher’s Passions” July 11 at WWU

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:50pm

Fly fishing enthusiast and historian Art Lingren will give a talk entitled “A Fly Fisher’s Passions” at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11 in Special Collections, Wilson Library 6th floor.

The event is free and open to the public.

Jane Goodall to Speak at Mount Baker Theatre Oct. 8; Tickets Go on Sale in Late June

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:29am

Jane Goodall, conservationist and world-renowned expert on chimpanzees, will speak at the Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.

Fairhaven’s Adventure Learning Grants Offer Students a Chance at Experiential Learning Around the Globe

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:27am


Offering a unique opportunity to Western’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies students, the Adventure Learning Grant (ALG) provides a $20,000 stipend awarded annually to three adventurous students looking to close their textbooks and experience alternative lifestyles and cultures around the world.

Junior Clare Casey of Ellensburg was introduced to the Adventure Learning Grants as an incoming Fairhaven student. She was awarded the grant this year to travel to the Torres Strait Islands, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia beginning in mid-September.

Oregon State's David J. Trimbach to Present 'Place Matters' June 28

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:02am

The recipient of Western Washington University’s  2018 James W. Scott Research Fellowship, David J. Trimbach, will give a talk at WWU entitled “Place Matters: Understanding Sense of Place for Communities, Policy, and Planning” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, June 28 in Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor).

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Western's Small Business Development Center Advisors Recognized for Economic Impact Results for 2017

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:44am

Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) team of advisors were recently recognized for the economic impacts they helped their clients achieve in 2017.

CJ Seitz, Sherri Daymon and Eric Grimstead each achieved the SBDC’s $1 Million Dollar Club. This award is given to Certified Business Advisors who help their clients achieve over $1 million dollars of capital formation and investment into the business communities they serve. The WWU SBDC team helped clients generate over $6.9 million dollars of capital impacts in 2017.