14-15: World at Western

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…

In keeping with its stated mission of “bringing the world to Washington and Washington to the world,” Western Washington University is currently working to increase its international student population. While, historically, the percentage of international students at Western has been…

The Intensive English Program at Western Washington University recently asked its students about their favorite event of the quarter. Here are a few of their responses.

As a complement to the traveling exhibit hosted by Heritage Resources commemorating the recent Bicentennial of the War of 1812, Jared Hardesty will explore how the war helped create a Canadian identity that was in conversation with, yet separate from the emerging United States, giving the…

Western Washington University officials will welcome a delegation from Hangzhou Normal University on March 23. Western President Bruce Shepard will meet with Hangzhou Normal University President DU Wei. A luncheon also is planned.

This past fall, Shepard led a delegation from Western to…

Students from Pontificia Universidad Catholica de Valparaiso in Chile participated in a special ceremony held in their honor on the Western Washington University campus this past week. These students participated for one quarter in Intensive English Program and Woodring College of Education…

The Western Alumni Association will present two leading University of Washington School of Medicine researchers who will discuss “Precision Medicine for Dementia” and “Frightening and Promising: A Sobering View of Cambodia’s Mental Health,” from 2 to 4 p.m. on…

The 2015 Japanese Heritage Dinner, presented by the WWU Japanese Student Association, is the biggest celebration of Japanese culture at Western Washington University, according to the event's Facebook page.

Attendees can enjoy authentic Japanese food while watching live…

Students from Western Washington University's Intensive English Program are asked questions about living in America.

Here's what they had to say.

Western Washington University will host a screening and panel discussion of Maziar Bahari’s “To Light a Candle,” a new documentary about the criminalization of higher education for Iran’s Baha’i minority, at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27 in Communications Facility…

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