14-15: World at Western

International Student and Scholar Services offers a series of cooking classes as an opportunity to learn about another country and try  making a dish from that culture. 

The classes is coordinated by students and taught by student, scholar, and staff volunteers. …

The number of international students at Western remained steady from 2013 to 2014.  In Fall 2014 there were a total of 149 international students: 89 undergraduate, 15 graduate, 42 exchange and three post‐baccalaureate.

Some statistical highlights of the international…

Compared to 2013‐14, the number of Western students studying abroad increased by almost 30 percent with about 550 students participating in a variety of programs and exchanges, including internships.  

Western students' top five destinations were:  

Italy…

"Neighbors in the North: Canada, the United States and the Arctic Council" was a forum May 14 devoted to a discussion of the chairmanship of the Arctic Council passing from Canada to the U.S. 

Featured speakers included: 

Nils Andreassen, executive director of…

International Student and Scholar Services support those who journey from around the world to study and work at Western. The office provides assistance with immigration issues as well as social and cultural adjustment. 

ISSS offered several events in 2014-15 for international…

Western's International Student and Scholar Services organized a series of cooking classes in Downtown Bellingham during the 2014-15 academic year. 

The classes were led by volunteers -- students, faculty or staff -- who taught participants how to prepare a dish from their…

The Reel World film series hosts monthly films on campus to raise awareness about other…

Co-sponsored by Western Libraries and the Pickford Film Center, the Masters of Japanese Cinema series is one of the Pickford's longest-running and most-loved series.

Series curator Jeff Purdue, a WWU librarian, consistently selects some of the best films…

The World Issues Forums of Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies aims 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 spring…

The Asia University America Program is a five-month exchange program for Japanese college students studying International Relations, Business, Hospitality, Law, Economics and Multicultural Communications from Asia University, located just west of downtown Tokyo, Japan.

Western Washington…

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