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WWU Faculty members start new 'Community Office Hours' project

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 1:49pm

Every college student has had days, weeks, months and maybe even years when they feel the weight of the world pushing down on them as they try to juggle school, work and social responsibilities.

Faculty members Katherine Anderson of the English Department and Nick Galati of the Biology Department know the pressures of a university environment as well as anyone. To try to alleviate some of this pressure they are creating the “Community Office Hours” program to provide extra support for students and to contribute to a supportive campus community.

Faculty Awards & Recognition Ceremony set for April 25

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 9:46am

All WWU faculty are invited to attend the 2019 Faculty Awards & Recognition Ceremony from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in the Wilson Library Reading Room, hosted by Provost Brent Carbajal and Faculty Senate President McNeel Jantzen.

MIT's Harriet Ritvo to present 'A Whiff of Danger: Hybridity, Breed, and Wildness' April 4

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 9:35am

Harriet Ritvo, the Arthur J. Connor Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present "A Whiff of Danger:  Hybridity, Breed, and Wildness," from 4:30-6 p.m.on Thursday, April 4, in SL 140. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Jonte’ C. Taylor and Beronda L. Montgomery to keynote WWU’s 6th Annual Irwin Slesnick STEM Symposium April 26

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:22am

WWU’s 6th Annual Irwin Slesnick STEM Education Symposium will be held on Friday, April 26 on the WWU campus, and is free and open to the public.

To the Roof of the World: WWU Faculty, Students Headed to Mount Everest this Spring to Study Climate Change

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 10:00am

John All, director of Western Washington University’s Mountain Environments Research Institute, will lead an international team of students and researchers – including a pair of WWU graduate students, Colin Schmidt and Morgan Scott, and Biology Professor Eric DeChaine – on an expedition to Mount Everest and its neighboring peak, Lhotse, this spring to research the impact of global climate change on the Himalayas.

Biology's Merrill Peterson to discuss his new book, 'Pacific Northwest Insects,' Feb. 21

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 9:18am

Western Washington University Professor of Biology Merrill A. Peterson will discuss his new book, "Pacific Northwest Insects," from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Reading Room at Western Washington University Libraries.