Officials are investigating two incidents of anti-Semitic vandalism that occurred this week, Western Washington University confirmed Friday.
Several hundred students stood up, left their classrooms and gathered in the rain on Western Washington University’s campus Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide demonstration about gun violence, one month after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Florida.
THE SALISH SEA: Dr. Bert Webber, Professor Emeritus Environmental Science, Western Washington University, Huxley College and Founding Fellow WWU Salish Sea Institute, will explain how the Salish Sea got its name at 7 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Northwest Educational Services building, 1601 R Ave., Anacortes. Free, open to the public. skagitbeaches.org.
Join us as we discuss what progress looks like for Black America. Are the last 50 years worth celebrating, or do we remain in much the same place as we were when the Kerner Report declared that “discrimination and segregation . . . now threaten the future of every American”? Featuring Clyde Ford, local author, teacher, and national public speaker, and Dr. Vernon Damani Johnson, Western Washington University professor and Program Director for the Munro Institute for Civic Education. Moderated by Dr. Joy Wiggins, Western Washington University professor and director of Global Peaceful Paths.
Police arrested a suspect after a vandalism incident in a Western Washington University academic building Tuesday morning.
A similar notion was tweeted by James Davenport, an astrophysics post-doctoral student at Western Washington University.
"Sad to hear about Stephen Hawking’s passing. I probably watched “A Brief History of Time” on VHS 100 times as a kid. One of my first memories of wanting to really understand science. Thank you, Prof. Hawking"
The North Olympic Group of the Sierra Club and Western Washington University will present a free lecture on climate change at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Chemist Adelia Ritchie, who represents the Climate Reality Project, will speak at the Sequim Library meeting room, 630 N. Sequim Ave.
Western Washington University students are organizing a class walkout Wednesday morning, part of a planned nationwide protest of gun violence.
Organizers of the event urge participants to stage events at 10 a.m. local time, across U.S. times zones, according to media reports.
WWU Students Against Gun Violence are planning a walkout and “die in” just after 10 a.m. PDT Wednesday at Red Square on campus, said a faculty member who is advising the students.
Money for a new four-year degree in early childhood education was included in the state's recently approved supplemental budget.
The high-demand degree program will be offered through Western Washington University in collaboration with Olympic College. The budget allocates $700,000 for the program, which is expected to grant 75 bachelor degrees annually once it is up and running.
Will we have public schools a decade from now? What will they look like? For the first time since the 19th century, or perhaps since debates over desegregation, we are facing these fundamental questions.