11-12: Cultural Events and Lectures

Western Washington University will host acclaimed Seattle artist John Grade in a lecture entitled “From the Elephant Bed to Meridian,” discussing a variety of his recent projects since his 2010 exhibit at the Whatcom Museum, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, on Jan. 29, in Academic West Room 210.

A handful of short documentaries created by Western Washington University journalism students winter quarter will be screened at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Communications Facility Room 110.

Admission is free, but seating is limited.

The mini-docs were created by students this…

Rebecca Skloot, author of the book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 in the Performing Arts Concert Hall at Western Washington University.

Tickets will be on sale beginning Monday, March 11. Tickets are $5 for students and $…

 

Eleonore Stump will present two lectures as part of the Bellingham Lectures in Philosophy and Religion (BLPR) at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19…

Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics will host Buzz Abercrombie at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, in Academic Instructional Center West 204.

Abercrombie visits as part of the business college’s Strategic Management Executive Strategy Speaker Series. The program,…

Kristen Parris, having pursued a variety of international programs focused on China, including a summer program bringing Chinese students to WWU and, most recently, a faculty-led summer course that took 13 students and two faculty from the Gobi Desert to the port of Shanghai, will talk about her…

Andy Bunn, an assistant professor of environmental science at Western Washington University's Huxley College of the Environment, will discuss the annual scientific research trips he takes to the Siberian arctic with Western undergrads from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Viking…

Western Washington University’s Center for East Asian Studies is sponsoring a pair of lectures by Harvard’s Jay Rubin that are free and open to the public on Oct. 4 and 5.

At 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, in SMATE 150, Rubin, a Harvard University professor emeritus, will deliver…

Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna was the featured speaker during the last session of the 2012 Munro Institute for Civic Education at Western Washington University. McKenna, who also is a republican gubernatorial candidate for Washington state, spoke at the 4 p.m. session about the…

The Ralph Munro Institute from Western Washington University spent last week at North Seattle Community College. It has moved to Western's campus in Bellingham for this week, June 25 to 29. Elected officials, public policy experts, political scientists and distinguished scholars will be among…

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