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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 2:14pm

You are invited to serve on a WWU scholarship committee!

The WWU Scholarship Center invites members of Western’s faculty and staff to serve on a scholarship selection committee.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about Western’s outstanding students and recognize them for their remarkable achievements.

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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 1:41pm

Western Libraries Heritage Resources is partnering with Congregation Beth Israel for a Used Book Sale! The sale will be at the Congregation Beth Israel (751 San Juan Boulevard, Bellingham) on Sunday, April 28, 2019 (“Mitzvah Day”), from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 1:19pm

On Friday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., both lanes at the south end of South College Drive will be closed to traffic. Steel sheets will be delivered and placed in the median strip to protect landscaping during PW722 construction activities. Vehicular access to all south campus parking lots will be maintained by detouring around Bill McDonald.

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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 1:13pm

WWU will host its Mongolia Days celebration on campus April 25 and 26. The film "Migration" will screen on Thursday at 5 p.m. in MH 138 as part of the Reel World Film series. On Friday, two public events take place: a conference entitled "Mongolia in the Eyes of the World" with Christopher Atwood (University of Pennsylvania), Karen Stout (Western), and Ambassador Jonathan Addleton, executive director of the American Center for Mongolian Studies.

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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 1:04pm

Arizona State University’s Amy LaCross will give a presentation at 4 p.m. on Wednesday April 24 in Miller Hall 152 on Western Washington University’s campus on speech segmentation errors found in Spanish and Mandarin speakers, and how they can give insight into language-specific perceptual cues.

The talk is free and open to the public.

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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 9:24am

 

Western Washington University students traveled to New York City on March, 24 to participate in the largest National Model United Nations Conference in the world.  

The Western Washington International Affairs Association sent 16 students to the conference to represent the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The students received five individual awards as well as a Distinguished Delegation Award that was presented to the team.  

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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 8:47am

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity will host the University of Washington’s Devin Naar for “From the Ottoman Empire to Auschwitz: The Mediterranean Jewish Experience of the Holocaust.”

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Friday, April 12, 2019 - 1:35pm

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Psychology Joshua Kaplan will present 'Cracking the Cannabis Code: How Advances in Cannabis Research Can Improve Medicine and Limit Harm'  from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 in the Bellingham City Council Chambers at 210 Lottie St. as part of the CHSS Dean's Lecture Series.

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Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:11pm

The WWU Native American Student Union (NASU) will host the Revival Powwow Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 in Carver Gym.

There will be a Coastal Jam and dinner on Friday from 6-10 p.m., followed by the Powwow on Saturday.

On Saturday, registration opens at 10 a.m., and the Grand Entry is scheduled for 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Dances with prizes, ranging from $100 to $325, will be offered in the following categories:

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 4:16pm

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Rita Daniels has been invited to attend the Social Justice Training Institute in Springfield, Massachusetts this June.

The goal of the Social Justice Training Institute is to encourage educators and students alike to promote full and equal participation of all groups in society.

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