11-12: Excellence of Faculty and Staff

A short film created by Western Washington University Department of Design faculty member Kacey Morrow has been selected to play in the Seattle International Film Festival.

It will be screening Sunday, May 19, and Wednesday, May 22, at SIFF Cinema Uptown in front of the feature film,…

Approximately 6,700 miles away from Misawa, Japan, one of the Port of Misawa's 65-foot long docks is battering the Washington coast.

Rebekah Green, associate director of the Resilience Institute at Western's Huxley College of the Environment, and two of her students are trying…

It may seem that only annoying songs get stuck in our head but a new study reveals the opposite is actually true.

Researchers at Western Washington University found songs people know and love are more likely to repeat in the brain and environmental cues triggered this phenomenon.

Studies have shown that it's easy to make people falsely recall small details about events, but as the fake memories grow in complexity and specificity, implantation grows progressively harder, though not impossible. After three interviews, researchers at Western Washington University…

 

Do you teach a writing course at Western?  Or have you ever taught one or plan to do one?  If so, would you be willing to participate in a brief (50-minute) focus group on what you think student writers should know, do, and believe about academic writing?

Carmen…

Lifelong "space geek" Brad Snowder was born the year the Soviet satellite Sputnik launched the Space Race, but he was too young to celebrate the ensuing first U.S. satellite success.

Fifty-five years later, the Bellingham resident finds himself with an unexpected opportunity to…

Joe Garcia, Bowman Distinguished Professor of Leadership Studies and the director of the Karen W. Morse Institute for Leadership, was in Washington, D.C. for the week of July 16th  as lead facilitator for the 2012 SACNAS Summer Leadership Institute.  The institute is co-sponsored…

Professor Wayne Landis of Western's Institute for Environmental Toxicology will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Associate for Environmental Health and Sciences at an annual conference in October.

Landis will be one of two receiving the award at the Annual International…

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education Kristen French was the 2012 recipient of the Women of Color Empowerment Award.

French has been on Western's faculty since 2007. She is the director of Woodring's Center for Education, Equity and Diversity and her research interests…

The American Psychological Association has awarded Western Washington University Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies Dana C. Jack the Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award for her latest book, “Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World.”…

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