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Western Washington University’s Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment has announced the nominees who will be featured in the next Innovative Teaching Showcase, to be published in June:

Nicole Brown, English Jill Heckathorn, Physical Education…

Shearlean Duke, 64, chair of the Journalism Department at Western Washington University and a longtime professor and mentor of WWU students, faculty and staff, died of brain cancer Feb. 2. She was at home with her beloved husband, Robert. Duke had been battling cancer for about a year and…

Daniel L. Boxberger, a professor of anthropology and chair of the department, has been selected as the 2011 Resident Scholar at the University of Arizona's School of Anthropology. As Resident Scholar, he is housed at an historic adobe house adjacent to an ancient Hohokam site owned by the…

Jeff Grimm, a professor of psychology at Western Washington University, recently had a chapter published in a book that will be useful for basic and clinical researchers in addiction science. The chapter is "Craving," and the book is "Animal Models of Drug Addiction,"…

Knute Skinner, an emeritus professor of English at Western Washington University, has had several works published recently:

"For Rimbaud (1965-1978)" and "Dog in the Road," poems, were published in "Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology," Salmon Poetry, 2010…
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