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Cornelius Partsch, an associate professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at WWU, presented a paper titled "Drama Pedagogy in Foreign Language Teaching" at the Washington Association for Language Teaching conference in Seatac on Friday, October 8.

One upside to the increase in money, said Western Washington University political science professor Todd Donovan, is the increase in voter exposure to those arguments both for and against measures.

“People are probably more likely to cast a vote,” he said. “When…

Keith Russell, an associate professor in Physical Education, Health and Recreation, has been selected as the 2010 Distinguished Researcher by the International Association for Experiential Education. Russell will receive the award Nov. 6 at the international conference in Las Vegas.

The…

Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a noon lecture series, dance performances, and a Native art market to celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November.

The brown-bag lunch series will focus on topics such as Tlingits and combat and Native history and…

[ Editor's note: This story is from the fall 2010 issue of Window Magazine, which will be published in print and online next month. In addition to this piece, stories from past issues currently are available on the website. ]

Award-winning Political Science Professor Todd Donovan has…

Todd Donovan, a political science professor at Western Washington University, questioned if the decision by Koster's campaign could backfire.

Most televised debates aren't heavily watched and the people who do tune in usually have already made up their…

The ways in which people fail to see what's in front of them when distracted by a task is the focus of a Wednesday, Oct. 20, talk by Ira Hyman, a psychology professor at Western Washington University.

His talk, "Unicycling Clowns, Train Wrecks and Pilots Forgetting to Land:…

Initiative campaigns are largely a phenomenon of America's Western states, said Todd Donovan, a political-science professor at Western Washington University who has authored books and articles on the process.

As the West was settled, he said, populist groups…

Sandra Alfers, an associate professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, appeared on a radio show in San Francisco Oct. 7 with a number of her students.

The show, "Radio Goethe," which is supported by The German…

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University is being reviewed for reaccreditation by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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