Western Washington University's John All will discuss his new book, “Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edge of Our Dangerous, Changing Planet” Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at Village Books, 120 11th St.
BELLINGHAM – Western Washington University’s Joseph Trimble has won the American Psychological Foundation’s 2017 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest.
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 Reads and the Department of Theatre and Dance will present two contemporary hip-hop theatre artists at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, April 13 and 14 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.
Both events are free and open to the public.
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).
Western Washington University’s Institute for Energy Studies will host a symposium titled “Repowering Mobility: Envisioning a New Future for Transportation Energy” from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 on Western’s campus.
Gov. Jay Inslee will provide the opening keynote address to the symposium.
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.
The Opera Studio of WWU’s Music Department will produce the Cole Porter Broadway hit “Kiss Me, Kate” on the Mainstage of the Performing Arts Center April 14 & 15 and April 21-23. The production features a full live orchestra.
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.
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.