Attention Western Faculty & Staff,
Western Washington University's Center for Cross-Cultural Research and Department of Psychology will host University of Michigan Professor of Psychology Donna Nagata from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15 in Academic West 204, when she will present "Long-Term and Intergenerational Psychosocial Impacts of the World War II Japanese American Incarceration."
Anthony Shull has been selected as the new senior director for Language and Cultural Programs in Extended Education at Western Washington University.
Language and Cultural Programs (LCP) offers a variety of English language programs for learners of all ages and levels, including the Asia University America, Intensive English, International Youth and Custom Language and Culture programs.
Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of and eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).
The following employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations:
Two collegiate journalists were recently honored by the Washington Coalition for Open Government for their use of the state Public Records Act and their dogged investigation of their university’s handling of complaints of sexual assault and sexual harassment.
WCOG is recognizing Asia Fields and Erasmus Baxter for their reporting for student publications at Western Washington University, published during the 2017-18 academic year.
The disAbility Resources for Students Office has a new name, a new website, and shortly — a new home!
What’s in a name?
Beginning Fall 2018 disAbility Resources for Students (DRS) is now the Disability Access Center (DAC). DAC staff worked with students to develop this new name. An overview of this evolution is below:
Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics’ 2018 Business Summit will host a panel discussion with industry leaders titled “Opportunity Rising: Building a Culture of Excellence Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace” from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 in WWU’s Wilson Library Reading Room.
Enrollment and Student Services and Academic Affairs are partnering to give our incoming first year class a really unique and new Welcome to Western Student Convocation experience. For those who do not know, Student Convocation is a program for our incoming students to come together, have an official welcome to campus, interact with their peers and those of us that work at Western, and have a special beginning to their collegiate careers.
Duo Unprepared will present a completely improvised concert spanning a multitude of musical vocabularies and features prepared piano and percussion instruments from around the world at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 in the Performing Arts Center Choir Room (PA 16). The concert, hosted by the Music Department, is free and open to the public. A free masterclass is also open to the public that afternoon in the Band Room (PA 24).