Campus News

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:08am

Western Assistant Professor Alex Egner has a short essay and a collection of images featured in the new AIGA Design Educators Community journal, Dialectic. In addition, one of his illustrations is used on the journal’s cover. Egner is in his first year as a member of the Western Washington University Design faculty after spending seven years at the University of North Texas where he was an Associate Professor. He holds a MFA in Visual Communication from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:18am

Coll Thrush, professor of History at the University of British Columbia and a 1991 WWU alumnus (Fairhaven) will present Rethinking the Heart of Empire: Indigenous Travellers in London, 1502-2015” at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 29 in the Fairhaven auditorium as part of the Fairhaven World Issues Forum speaker series, which is free and open to the public.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:22am

Alan McConchie, the lead cartographer at Stamen Design, a mapping and data visualization studio in San Francisco, will discuss open-source cartography as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:47am

Janet Collins, who was Western's map librarian for more than 30 years, will discuss her new book, "On the Arctic Frontier - Ernest Leffingwell's Polar Explorations and Legacy," at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Village Books in Fairhaven.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:30am

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning until 4 a.m. on Wednesday for western Whatcom County, western Skagit County and San Juan County. The weather service says winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph can be expected. The strongest wind is expected late this afternoon and this evening.

Use care walking through the arboretum or under trees on Western's main campus as well as at Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes.

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Monday, November 13, 2017 - 1:22pm

Join ATUS Instructional Technologist Chris Powell for a one-hour session, part of the “EMPOWERING TECH” series, where you will learn about ideas and tools to better organize for positive change.

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Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:49pm

Western Alert: The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning until 9 p.m. tonight for western Whatcom County, western Skagit County and San Juan County. The weather service says winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph can be expected. The strongest wind is expected late this morning through late this afternoon.                   

Use care walking through the arboretum or under trees on Western's main campus as well as at Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes.

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Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:09pm

Western Washington University now has a fully functional TV studio on campus! You are invited to the fall 2017 Open House to tour the facilities and meet the staff. Join us on Thursday, Nov. 16 from noon to 2 p.m. in Haggard Hall 246.

Come and watch the wonders of virtual reality broadcasting live, and learn more about what the studio can do for you. 

There will be free food, hands-on activities, and lots of fun! 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 11:21am

Jennifer E. Purcell, who began her affiliation with Western's Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC) in 2001, was awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholarship and recently returned from research at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) in the Canary Islands, Spain.

Her objective during the 3.5-month project was to learn the Electron Transport System (ETS) method to estimate large-scale food-web impacts of jellyfish. Purcell's research focus is on the feeding and population dynamics of gelatinous zooplankton.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 8:54am

Every year, the Center for Instructional Innovation & Assessment creates the INNOVATIVE TEACHING SHOWCASE, an online publication featuring best practices of Western's most dynamic instructors. This year's Showcase, themed “Engaging Social Justice,” seeks to honor faculty who work to engage students actively in the people and problems of society in engaging ways: by creating meaningful, immersive, enlivening content or processes for exploring social justice issues.

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