Tzeporah Berman to discuss Environmental Activism March 3 at Western

Tzeporah Berman, strategic advisor to First Nations, environmental organizations and philanthropic foundations, will give an on-the-ground look into the environmental movement as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 3 in Academic Instructional Center West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.

This talk is also the Keynote Address for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Western Named a 2016 Top Producer for Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Western Washington University was named a top national producer for Fulbright Scholarship winners in the 2016-2017 school year, according to a just-released ranking from the Chronicle of Higher Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Western produced three Fulbright winners in this same time period, placing it tied for third place among public masters-granting institutions nationally.          

Western to offer summer youth programs for grades K-12

Get your sunglasses and flip flops ready, it’s time for summer youth programs.

This summer, Western Washington University is proud to offer a variety of youth program offerings for students in grades K-12.

For the past 35 years, Western’s youth programs have encouraged kids to explore a favorite topic and consider opportunities in higher education. Participants experience hands-on learning and gain exposure to a college campus under the instruction of Western’s top-quality educators.

WWU’s Kelly Magee Publishes ‘The Neighborhood’ with Gold Wake Press

Western Washington University Associate Professor of English Kelly Magee has published her collection of fantastical fairy tales and retellings called “The Neighborhood” through Gold Wake Press.

Magee has been working on these short stories since she was in graduate school at Ohio State University. She taught a multi-genre topics class that featured recycled writing, where students choose pieces of literature and rewrite them. Fairytales was one of the popular source genres in the course.

WWU KhSA to Present 'Our Hidden Story II: The First Generation' Saturday in the VU MPR

Last year, Western Washington University's Khmer Student Association (KhSA) brought you the hidden stories from Cambodian Genocide survivors, and this year KhSA brings you the hidden stories of First Generation Cambodians.

KhSA will present "Our Hidden Story II: The First Generation" at 6:30 p.m.on Saturday, Feb. 25 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. The event will feature three speakers from the Cambodian community who have battled adversity to get to success.

Wizards@Western to present 'Bugs, Lights and Lightning' Saturday

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, in SL 120,  Chemistry faculty members Steven Emory and Elizabeth Raymond will present "Bugs, Lights, and Lightning!," an interactive science program that focuses on the physical and chemical aspects of light as part of the College of Science and Engineering's Wizards@Western youth science lecture series. 

The show is free and open to the public.

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