After 25 years of service at Western, Audrey Andersen will be retiring from her position at the end of July. Of those past 25 years, nine have been spent in the Wade King Student Recreation Center as the department’s Program Manager. According to the Director of Campus Recreation Adam Leonard, “Audrey has been an integral part of our department for the past nine years. She has provided steady support and organization to a high-paced work environment.
Western Washington University Senior Instructor of Liberal Studies Tom Moore has published a collection of poetry, “Acceptable Time,” with Ravenna Books.
Moore describes his interest in poetry as long-standing.
“It began when I first read the Welch poet, Dylan Thomas, in high school,” said Moore.
The poems in his new book all center on the concept of time, and represent a sample of the work he has completed over the last 20 years.
Due to overwhelming demand for our new summer offering of an All Day STAR workshop, Human Resources will be opening up an additional date this August. The Supervisor Training And Resources (STAR) workshops are mandatory for all employees at Western with supervisory responsibilities. The workshops typically take sixteen hours to complete through individual workshops that are offered once per quarter. The All Day version fulfills this requirement in just eight hours.
Boeing has given 50 computer servers to Western Washington University for use in its new CyberRange Poulsbo, a virtual environment where students in Western’s Computer Information System Security (CISS) program will practice cyberwarfare training and cyber technology development.
Without the gift, Western would have had to spend about $250,000 on the server systems.
President Randhawa is pleased to announce that the search committee for the vice president for University Relations and Marketing has concluded its review and evaluation of applications and has selected three strongly qualified candidates to invite to campus for interviews beginning Tuesday, July 25.
We ask that you kindly hold the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 20 for Opening Convocation 2017.
Complimentary breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. and Opening Convocation will begin at 9:10 a.m.
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The recipient of the 2017 James W. Scott Research Fellowship, Matthew Carr, will give a talk entitled “Origins of the Culture War: Social Issues in State Party Platforms, 1960-2016,” at noon on Thursday, July 27 at Western Washington University in Western Libraries Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor).
The presentation is free and open to the public.
Western’s Language and Culture Programs will host its inaugural Summer International Day on Tuesday, July 25. This celebration of international cultures on campus will feature music and other performances, as well as hands-on activities for all ages.