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SBDC to Co-Sponsor Digital Marketing Training Program Dec. 11 in Blaine

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:29pm

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 sbdc@wwu.edu.

Queen's Vernacular series to host three events next week

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:52am

Funeral Parade of Roses (dir. Toshio Matsumoto, 1969)

Tuesday, Nov.28, Pickford Film Center, 6:30 p.m. (ticketed)

Kelly McAllister to Speak on Balancing Washington’s Transportation Needs with Stewardship of Natural Resources Nov. 30

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:30am

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.

UW's Jürgen Salay to present 'Climate Policy in the European Union' Nov. 30

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:08am

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.

‘Crochet Sculpture: Fibers and Fabrics’ in the B Gallery through Nov. 24

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:33am

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 to host Children’s & Young Adult Book Sale on Thursday, Nov. 30 and Friday, Dec. 1

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:43pm

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.

Woodring and Facilities Management collaborate to bring new teaching tools to the CDC

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:05pm

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's Margot Myers receives 2017 Artist Trust GAP Award

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:08pm

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

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:36am

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

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:37am

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 students take top two spots in national computer science competition

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:33am

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.

UBC's Coll Thrush to present 'Rethinking the Heart of Empire' Nov. 29

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:18am

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 to Discuss Open Source Cartography Nov. 16 at WWU

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:22am

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.

MBA information session Nov. 9

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:10am

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.

Grace Wang to Speak on Bureau of Land Management on Nov. 9 at Western

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:02am

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.

Masters of Asian Cinema Begins Nov. 7 with 'Sweet Bean'

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 9:42am

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 re-joins Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 9:09am

Sherri Daymon has re-joined the staff of Certified Business Advisors at Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center.

Western Lecture Series to Host ‘Darwin's Lost Theory of Love’ Nov. 15 at OC Poulsbo

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:04am

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.

WWU Industrial Design Students to Showcase “ReMade: Nature” in Annual Exhibition Nov. 3

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:10am

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.