January-February 2017

MBA information session March 1

February 28, 2017 | Photo by Caleb Albright (cropped)

The Western Washington University Masters of Business Administration Program will host its Winter Information Session on Wednesday, March 1 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 four cohort-based MBA program options at WWU. If you would like more information about Western’s MBA programs please contact Kati Johnson at 360-650-2687 or by email at kati.johnson@wwu.edu. read more

Apply for Woodring Scholarships by April 14

February 23, 2017

Applications for 2017-2018 Woodring Scholarships are now being accepted. Scholarships are available for students in Woodring programs, including Master in Teaching, Adult and Higher Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Post-Masters programs. Use the drop-down menu on the scholarship page to narrow the scholarship list. Both current and prospective students are welcome to apply by the April 14 deadline. read more

Education and Health Career Fair this Friday, Feb. 24

February 22, 2017

The Education and Health Career for students of Education, School Administration, Speech-Language Pathology, Counseling, and related fields will take place in the Viking Union Multi-Purpose Room from 11am-3pm on Friday, Feb. 24. Visit the Career Services Center website for a list of 2017 Registrants. This is a great opportunity to find out about available jobs, ask about the typical workday, compare work settings and hiring policies, and grow your network. read more

Graduate thesis presentation this Friday

February 21, 2017

M.A. candidate Luke Hickey is presenting on his thesis, "A Legacy of Supremacy: Prison, Power, and the Carceral Nation" on February 24 at 3pm in AH 314. Dr. Kathleen Young of the Anthropology Department is his thesis advisor.

Weekend MBA Program to host Everett info sessions on Feb. 23 and Mar. 15

February 17, 2017

Western Washington University’s Everett-based Weekend MBA Program will host two information sessions at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23 and Wednesday, March 15 in Gray Wolf Hall 370 at the Everett University Center in Everett Community College. read more

WWU Children's Literature Conference on Saturday, Feb. 25

February 16, 2017 | Photo by Daniel Lobo (cropped)

Teachers, librarians, readers, and writers are all welcome to attend Western's 14th Annual Children's Literature Conference. Award-winning children's and young adult book authors and illustrators will be featured on Saturday, February 25, 9am-3pm at Western's Peforming Arts Center. Visit the conference webpage for presenter and registration details. read more

Public graduate thesis presentations

February 15, 2017 | Photo by Jonathan Williams/WWU Communications and Marketing (cropped)

Today at 2pm in CF 115, M.S. in Geology candidate Benjamin Carlson is presenting his thesis, "Holocene fault reactivation and distributed deformation in the Eastern Cascades, WA." Dr. Liz Schermer is his thesis advisor. On Feb. 17 at 3pm in AH314, Shane Treadway will present his Anthropology thesis, "Cultural Schemas as Cultural Capital: The Fuerza and Flexibility of Hispanic Family Values." His thesis advisor is Dr. Joan Stevenson.

Bullitt Fellowship applications open until April 1

February 13, 2017 | Photo by Caleb Albright (cropped)

The Bullitt Foundation is accepting Environmental Fellowship applications for graduate students interested in leadership within the environmental field. Applicants from a variety of disciplines are welcome; the fellowship is not restricted to students enrolled in environmental studies programs. The fellowship awards $50,000/year for two years. Submit your application through the Online Application Portal no later than April 1. read more

MBA Program info session on Feb. 1

January 30, 2017

The Masters of Business Administration Program at Western Washington Univerisy is hosting an information session this Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 6pm in Parks Hall 441. This quarterly event is an opportunity to hear from an alumni panel, talk to faculty, and discuss with admissions advisors about details of the four MBA program options. read more

Writing more effective proposals workshop series

January 26, 2017 | Photo by Christina Becker/WWU Communications and Marketing

Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) is offering workshops that focus on preparing and submitting proposals to the National Science Foundation (NSF). The next workshop on NSF Career grants is 12-1pm on Jan. 27 in Miller Hall 258. Workshops are also scheduled for Feb. 3 and Feb. 10. read more

International Opportunities Fair this Thursday

January 23, 2017

Western's Career Services Center is hosting an International Opportunities Fair 11am-3pm on Thursday, Jan. 26 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Representatives from over 50 global organizations are expected to attend. Consider preparing a day ahead with the "How to Navigate the International Opportunities Fair" at 4pm on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in Viking Union Room 552. read more

Graduate Students offer free counseling

January 13, 2017

Beginning Jan. 17, graduate students in Western's Psychology Department will provide free individual counseling services under faculty supervision. Appointments for individual counseling are available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you're interested in these services, call the Counseling Training Clinic in the Psychology Department at 360-650-3184, and leave a confidential message with a contact phone number. read more

Semiahmoo beach cleanup to honor MLK Day

January 12, 2017 | Photo by Rhys Logan/WWU Communications and Marketing (cropped)

Meet in the Semiahmoo Park public parking lot for the 11am-2pm Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service cleanup at Semiahmoo Spit. RE Sources for Sustainable Communities’ AmeriCorps-Washington Service Corps and Western Washington University club Students for the Salish Sea will organize this effort to remove trash and large debris from the beach. read more

Western's BRAVE program welcomes you with Beat the Blues

January 6, 2017 | Photo by Jonathan Williams/WWU Communications and Marketing (cropped)

The BRAVE program (Building Resilience and Voicing Empathy) is hosting its annual Seasonal Affective Disorder/Depression (SAD) screening from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. "This event is for all students, faculty and staff, it's not just for those feeling depressed. It's a really great way to just see what mental health resources are available to everyone," says Ian Vincent, lead organizer of Beat the Blues and Men's Resilience Specialist at the WWU Counseling Center. read more

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