12-13: Excellence of Faculty and Staff

The club's 99th season will open Wednesday, Sept. 3, with two concerts celebrating the Donnellan dynasty. Joanne Donnellan, a longtime music educator, was concertmaster for Whatcom Symphony Orchestra for years. Her son Grant, a professor of music at Western Washington University, is the…

Six Western Washington University faculty members have been honored with awards for the 2012-13 academic year. 

They include: 

David Carroll, Excellence in Teaching Award: David Carroll, professor of Elementary Education, has been teaching at Western since 2001.  He…

Western Washington University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The results, released in The Chronicle’s sixth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 44,000…

The director of diversity in the department of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston recently informed Joseph E. Trimble (psychology) that he was chosen to be the 2013 recipient of the Francis J. Bonner Award.

The award was established in 2010 by the MGH Department of…

At a ceremony on May 18 held in Seattle, Jennifer Karchmer, a senior instructor in Western's Department of Communication Studies, received a First Place Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) award for the article “Take a Look at Iceland: Internet Freedom During Election Season…

Title: associate professor of geology

What do you love most about your department? The comaradery and collegiality of the faculty, students, and staff. It’s a rare and special experience to have some of your best friends as professional colleagues in your department.

Years at…

Title: Associate professor, science education and elementary education

What do you love most about your department? “I love that everybody who teaches here have a passion for being the best teacher they can be everyday for every student. That is our goal and what I love…

Kathryn Trueblood is a faculty member in the English department at Western Washington University.

In this video, she talks about her award-winning story "No-Tell Hotel," her work with the student-produced Jeopardy magazine and her love for the department in which she works.

An…

Western Washington University’s Faculty and Staff Wellness Program received Platinum Achievement for the 2013 American Heart Association’s Fit Friendly Worksite program.

This is the second year that the program received this award.

The award is given to worksites that…

Western Washington University assistant professor of chemistry John Gilbertson has been awarded a prestigious five-year, $470,000 Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation for his research into breaking down harmful greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and…

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