Western's Chemistry and Biology Departments are co-sponsoring a Life Sciences Symposium on Friday, Oct. 18. This event is an opportunity for PhD graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to present their research and be involved in early career panels with the undergraduates and Master's students at Western.
Emily Borda has been hired as director for the Science, Mathematics and Technology Education (SMATE) program at Western Washington University.
Borda, a professor of Chemistry at Western, was hired following a national search and began her new duties on Sept. 16. She succeeds Ed Geary, who retired as SMATE director after working in the position since 2013.
The WWU Chemistry Department will present the film "Human Nature" in honor of National Chemistry Week at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 and at 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14 at the Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St. in Downtown Bellingham as part of the Pickford's "Doctober" film series.