15-16: Cultural Events and Lectures

Western's College of Business and Economics hosted three senior business leaders to speak about ethics, social responsibility and sustainability in business: 

Ross Macfarlane, senior adviser, Climate Solutions, on "Revolution Required: Climate, Energy and the Road through…

The Sanford-Hill Piano Series brings professional pianists from around the world to Western Washington University to perform for students and the greater community. 

Since its inception in 2002, the series has hosted legendary pianists and rising stars such as Ian Parker, Orion…

The College of Business and Economics' Strategic Management Executive Speaker Series brings to campus senior business leaders to interact with students and share their perspectives on strategic management and leadership. 

The speakers contribute directly to the capstone…

Western on the Peninsulas offered eight free lectures open to the public through its 2015-2016 Western Lecture Series. Each lecture was presented by a Western faculty member or a guest expert, and covered topics ranging from marine science to sustainable energy to health. The 2015-2016 lecture…

The Reel World Film Series, sponsored by Western's Institute for Global Engagement (formerly Center for International Studies), offers monthly films on campus to raise awareness about other cultures and about global issues. 

All films are free and open to the public. In 2015-16…

The World Issues Forum at Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies brings thought-provoking discussions to Western's campus and the Bellingham community, supporting an informed and engaged global citizenry. 

World Issues Forum lectures, typically held on Wednesdays at…

The “Speaking of Maps” lectures, co-sponsored by Western Libraries and the Huxley College of the Environment, are quarterly talks designed to highlight the use and value of maps in research, in teaching and learning, and in daily life.

The 2015-16 "Speaking of Maps…

The Huxley College Speaker Series, which brings guest lecturers to campus to address topics of contemporary environmental concern in the region and beyond, is intended to bring together environmentally-minded members of the Western and Bellingham communities. 

For 2015-16, the theme…

Jo Ruxton will speak at Western Washington University at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29 at Western Libraries Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th Floor) about the human-caused environmental problem of plastic pollution, and the serious detrimental effects of plastics in the oceans.

This…

Western Washington University’s Department of Design will show the work of nearly 50 graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students at the annual Senior Portfolio Show. The work will be on display Friday, June 10 from 1–4 p.m. in the Academic Instruction Center…

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