14-15: World at Western

Timothy Costello, director of Western Washington University's Center for Service-Learning, met with Philip Okundi, chairman of Ombago Girls Academy, and six other Kenyans on July 26 in Old Main. Okundi and his countrymen were thanking Western for the benefits the university has brought to…

The 12:30 p.m. speaker was be Nick Bolvin, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a minor in Japanese. Bolvin is a graduate of South Whidbey High School and hopes to work in video game production. He aspires to challenge the antisocial stereotypes related to gaming…

The powerful earthquake that struck Nepal in April, killing more than 8,000, hit on a Saturday – the single day that Nepalese schoolchildren are not in their classrooms, or the extent of the disaster would have been even more tragic.

In areas close to the earthquake’s…

When 28-year-old Hassan Byumvuhore bowled for the first time this April, he threw a perfect strike – and he didn’t even have his fingers in the holes of the ball.

Byumvuhore, from Rwanda, is now a student in Western’s Intensive English Program, where he is learning a new language – and…

Western Washington University hosted a delegation from Gyeongju University (GU) for a campus visit on Monday, June 1. During the visit, Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard and Gyeongju University President Soon Ja Lee, signed an Academic Cooperation Agreement between the two…

The documentary "People of a Feather" is being shown at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, in Wilson Library.

The screening is a special presentaiton of WWU’s Club Canada and the Center for Canadian-American Studies. After the film, Joël Plouffe, managing editor of The Arctic Yearbook and…

The Western Washington University Employee Language Program will present its annual spring showcase beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, May 15, in Viking Union Room 464.

Program facilitators and participants will be able to engage in an afternoon of events, language-themed programming and…

Acting Consul General Dorj Bayarkhuu, from the Mongolian Consulate of San Francisco, formally presented the Order of Altan Gadas (the Order of the Polar Star) on behalf of the President of Mongolia to Wayne Richter of Western Washington University Libraries on May 6, 2015.

This award is…

Western Washington University held a two-day celebration of Mongolia during “Mongolia Days” May 5 and 6 on Western’s campus.

Among the events was the “Mongolian Celebration,” which featured opening remarks by Acting Consul General Dorj Bayarkhuu,…

Curious about Canada? The various organizations at Western Washington University that  study and celebrate the United States' neighbor to the north are holding a Scholar's Week kickoff event May 11 titled "Everything Canada."

At the event, attendees can enjoy…

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