15-16: World at Western

Western's International Buddy Program is a student-initiated, student-run program designed to help new international students in the transition to Western and Bellingham. 

Incoming international students are paired with US students who serve as points of contact before arrival…

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 "Masters of Japanese Cinema" film series, co-sponsored by Western Libraries and the Pickford Film Center, is one of the Pickford's longest-running and most-loved series, featuring some of the best films in world cinema with movies that span both decades and genres.…

Recent Western Washington University alumna and current graduate student at the Technical University of Munich Valeria Fisher received a DAAD Graduate Scholarship for the 2016-2018 academic year.

Fisher, a Bellingham resident, is being awarded €750 per month for two years for her…

The Council on International Exchange, a Western Washington University-affiliated study abroad partner, awarded $76,000 in grants to WWU students to study abroad in fall 2016. The grants were in support of the Institute of International Education Generation Study Abroad initiative.…

The Fellowships Office hosted a recognition ceremony for Western students who are candidates and winners of nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships May 5 at 4 p.m. in the Western Gallery. 

Provost Brent Carbajal and Dr. Tom Moore, director of the…

Lisa Monchalin of the Department of Criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey, British Columbia, will speak about her most recent book, “The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada,” from 2-3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 in Western…

East Asian Studies, part of Interdisciplinary Programs at Western Washington University, is hosting visiting instructor Erdene-Ochir Tumen-Ochir of the National University of Mongolia this spring.

Tumen-Ochir was selected as the Henry G. Schwarz Distinguished Instructor of Mongolian…

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