12-13: Cultural Events and Lectures

The World Issues Forums of Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies aim to provide thought provoking discussions to Western’s campus and the Bellingham community, supporting an informed and engaged global citizenry.

World Issues Forums are held weekly during fall, winter and…

The Huxley College Speaker Series brings together the environmental-science community and other interested members of the WWU and Bellingham communities to explore topics of contemporary environmental concern in the region and the world. 

Lectures in 12-13 included: 

A…

Forty students from Western's Concert Choir toured Italy and Croatia during spring break.

Highlights of the trip included singing mass at St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice and visiting Croatian towns along the Adriatic coast, such as Pula, Zadar and Split. The group ended their trip…

Assistant Professor of Dance Penny Hutchinson served as choreographer for a performance of "The Emperor of Atlantis," presented by Music of Remembrance at Benaroya Hall in November 2012.

"The Emperor of Atlantis" is an opera by Viktor Ullmann, who composed more…

Senior Instructor of Dance Susan Haines, one of three artistics directors of It Must Have Been Violet Dance Productions in Seattle, performed her "Duet" at a performance at the Open Flight Studio in the University District in August 2012. 

In "Duet," Haines danced…

Western Washington University’s Department of Music will host American pianist Kay Zavislak in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at the…

Western Washington University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts (CFPA) raised about $63,000 at its fourth…

Microsoft Vice President Julie Larson-Green was the keynote speaker at the 12th Annual Western Washington University…

Three free lectures at Bellingham City Hall highlighted the current research interests of faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

The CHSS Dean's Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the City of Bellingham. This year's series featured “…

The “Great Conversation on Social Entrepreneurship,” sponsored by Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies during Back2Bellingham drew 70 participants from campus and two dozen VIP guests from Seattle and Bellingham business and nonprofit organizations. 

The…

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