WWU to Host Social Media Expert Misha Collins for a Professional Readiness Workshop March 31

Misha Collins, an actor and expert in marketing and social media, will hold a professional readiness workshop on “How to Conquer Social Media” from 2-3 p.m. on Friday, March 31 in Academic West 204.

This event, sponsored by Western’s College for Business and Economics, is free and open to all Western students.

Western Washington University Libraries to host WWU history retrospective exhibit

Western Libraries Heritage Resources holds vast documentation related to the history of Western Washington University, and beginning March 28, a retrospective exhibit featuring historical photographs and other memorabilia illustrating Western’s twelve vibrant decades of institutional life, will bring to light some of these treasures.

This exhibit is free and open to the public, and is available for viewing through June 9  in Western Libraries Special Collections Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed weekends and holidays).

WWU’s Moushumi Sharmin, Students Building the ‘MyQuitPal’ Smoking-Cessation System

As part of her research focus on Human-Centered Technology, Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Computer Science Moushumi Sharmin and her students have completed a prototype design for “MyQuitPal,” a smartphone-based smoking-cessation system that integrates technology similar to that in a Fitbit to help track user’s data and assist them in quitting smoking.

WWU Offers Free Counseling

Beginning March 28, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide individual counseling, under faculty supervision. These services are free.

Western’s Counseling Training Clinic has openings for individual counseling of adults, adolescents and children. Appointments for individual counseling are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

WWU Creates New Mountain Environments Research Institute

Western Washington University has created a new research center, the Mountain Environments Research Institute (MERI) and named Environmental Sciences Department research faculty member John All as its founding director.

The mission of MERI is to develop an inclusive and collaborative research, conservation, and education community through local and international field-based programming to facilitate innovative scientific research, improve life for mountain peoples, foster effective mountain stewardship, and to create the next generation of skilled mountain researchers.


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