Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Grounded in social and environmental justice and human rights, the Spring World Issues Forum lecture series, organized by Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, will focus on topics such as nationalism, immigration, and political ideologies.

Robert H. Keller of Bellingham died on Feb. 26 at Hospice House. Born in Portland, he grew up in Olympia and Tacoma where he worked as a truck driver while attending the University of Puget Sound. Bob married Kathleen Jones in 1956. Graduate study at the University of Chicago brought a Ph.D…

John Feodorov is Native American. And he’s an artist. But don’t call his work “Native American art.”

While he may not work in traditional Native idioms, Feodorov is critical of non-Native artists who…

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Saturday. February 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Western Washington University's Fairhaven College

Presentations and speakers discussing:

The American Legal System
Landlord - Tenant Immigration (in Spanish also)
Debtor -…

Western’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies annually rewards three students from the university with an Adventure Learning Grant – a $20,000 stipend that lets students travel abroad in an effort to add to their education in a way that only leaving the country can do.…

The Outback, a joint effort between the Associated Students and Fairhaven College is a five-acre farm designed to coordinate a wide range of opportunities for students. There are personal and collaborative events and projects related to organic gardening, sustainable…

Picture the African continent without its 214 million annual cases of malaria. Or South America devoid of the scourge of the new terror of the Zika virus. Or developing nations in the tropics not spending hard-won resources fighting dengue fever, an illness so painful that it’s also known as “…

Grounded in social and environmental justice and human rights, the World Issues Forum lecture series, organized by Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, will focus on topics such as music and culture, disaster risk reduction, and the role of social…

Western's Fairhaven College was the common thread for five couples involved at the beginning. Keller was a professor and Karlberg worked there. Younger members of the group, now in their 50s and 60s, were students, friends, and acquaintances of Keller and Karlberg.

“We fit…

This week's Fairhaven World Issues Forum presentation is “Unleashing the Power of Prevention: Creating Video to Re-Imagine Our Approach to Disease,” by brothers Bruce Lanphear of  Simon Fraser University and Bob Lanphear, principal and creative director with Lanphear Design…

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