Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Malalai Joya, Afghan woman activist and suspended parliamentarian, spoke at Western Washington University on Nov. 12, 2009.

Joya, who…

Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies is one of four colleges praised for embodying the future of higher education in America in the new book “Fixing College Education: A New Curriculum for the Twenty-First Century” by Professor Charles…

Malalai Joya, member of the Afghan Parliament and a crusader for civil rights in her homeland, will be the guest speaker in the World Issues Forum of Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies at noon on Thursday, Nov. 12, in Arntzen 100 on the WWU…

John Bower (Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies) had his paper "Changes in marine bird abundance the Salish Sea: 1975 to 2007" published in "Marine Ornithology," Vol. 37, pp. 9-17. Western alumna (and bird censuser) Marci Durocher did the painting of the western…

Dana Jack (Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies) had her article "Carrying the Burdens of Poverty, Parenting, and Addiction: Depression Symptoms and Self-Silencing Among Ethnically Diverse Women" published in the Oct. 27, 2009, issue of "Community Mental Health Journal." Jack co-wrote…

Marie Eaton, a professor in Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, presents “International Service Learning: Case Studies from East Asia and Kenya.” Citing examples from students’ experiences in Thailand, India and Kenya, Eaton reflects on the benefits…

Carl Wilkens, a former director of a relief agency in Rwanda who stayed in the country during the genocide in the mid-‘90s, has been added to the slate of speakers in the World Issues Forum/Paths to Global Justice, a lecture series devoted to international social justice issues held at…

Two WWU faculty members will discuss new juvenile justice programs at the Lummi Indian Reservation Oct. 20 as part of a quarter-long exploration of “Children and the Law” by the Center for Law, Diversity & Justice at WWU’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies.…

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