College of Humanities and Social Sciences

“I think that Mace is right that the Republican Party right now as it stands, their anti-abortion stances, are not in line with Republican women and Republican-leaning independent women,” said Catherine Wineinger, an expert on gender and politics at Western Washington University.…

Caity Scott (they/them), a recent graduate of Western’s MFA in Creative Writing program, was recently announced as the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) and ProQuest winner for Distinguished Master’s Thesis and/or Final Master’s Capstone Project Award in the Creative, Visual, and…

High school students from Whatcom County will be participating in the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad today on campus, which is being proctored by Western's Department of Linguistics.

Students compete in the Linguistics Olympiad by solving challenging problems using…

Fossilized bones help tell the story of what human beings and our predecessors were doing hundreds of thousands of years ago. But how can you learn about important parts of our ancestors’ life cycle – like pregnancy or gestation – that leave no obvious trace in the fossil record?

The…

Last month a professor at Weber State University in Utah asked a new artificial-intelligence chatbot to write a tweet in his voice.

Within a few minutes the application, called ChatGPT, had spit out a dozen messages that captured Alex Lawrence’s tone and personality. His first reaction…

WWU will host poet Paul Hlava Ceballos to campus for a public performance at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m., in Carver 104. This event is free and open to the entire campus community.

Ceballos' award-winning new book, banana [], out of the University of Pittsburgh Press, is steeped…

Remind Students to Think.

Johann N. Neem, professor of history, Western Washington University

With ChatGPT, a student can turn in a passable assignment without reading a book, writing a word or having a thought. But …

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

Refer to the RSP website for additional information, proposal guidelines, and application forms. 

The deadlines listed below are for the dates that applications (eSign forms) with attached proposal materials are due to RSP (applications are…

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

Research and Creative Opportunities Student Grant Applications are accepted during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. Please note that decisions are shared with applicants at the end of each quarter, so applicants should plan accordingly. For…

About a quarter of all white Bostonians who had estate inventory taken between 1700 and 1775 owned enslaved people, according to Western Washington University history professor Jared Ross Hardesty, who is quoted in the resolution. At the peak of slavery in…

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