FUNDING FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF GRADUATE RESEARCH
Western's Mountain Environments Research Institute (MERI) now offers a certificate in mountain research skills that aims to train the next generation of scientists interested in working in remote environments. Organizers say the program addresses a critical need identified by groups such as the U.S. Forest Service and is the only one of its kind in the U.S.
Position Announcement: Academic Program Director of Western Reads
Bloodworks Northwest will be returning to Western Washington University to conduct a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 9-11. The drive will be held in the Viking Union on the 4th and 5th floors.
Volunteer donors can aid as many as three patients with only one pint of blood, and it takes 800 donors a day to fill the needed supply in the Puget Sound region alone. The success of the campus Quarterly Blood Drive ranks Western as one of the largest donor groups in the Puget Sound region.
Registration is now open for Western's Employee Language Program workshops, with sessions starting the week of Jan. 16.
Open to all Western employees, these workshops support faculty and staff through professional development, and encourage multicultural outreach and awareness. Language learners of all levels are welcome.
Human Resources is proud to offer our Winter 2018 Class Schedule as part of our ongoing Professional Development service.
To register for any of our classes, you can either go to the HR Scheduled Classes list or look at the list below and follow the links (click on the date you want) to sign up for individual classes. If you need assistance registering, please stop by the HR Office (HU203) or contact the front desk at (360) 650-3774 for assistance.
Due to growing attendance, the Registrar’s Office has added a ceremony to Western’s June commencement. Spring commencement is now a two-day event with four ceremonies.
Friday, June 15 | 5PM Carver
College of Business and Economics
Graduate School (all programs)
Saturday, June 16 | 9AM Carver
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Huxley College of the Environment
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Humanities Depts)
David Sattler, professor of Psychology at Western, is the 2018 recipient of a research award funded by the Jack Street Fund for Mongolia and managed by the Institute for Global Engagement.
Western Washington University will honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an event titled “We are not the makers of history. We are made by history,” on Tuesday, Jan. 16, featuring educator, scholar, writer and spoken word artist Walidah Imarisha.
The event, free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:40 p.m. on Jan. 16 in Western’s Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.
Be part of the fun as we take over WWU for the 3rd Annual WWU Great Puzzle Hunt (GPH), an OUTDOOR adventure* – think scavenger hunt, but with puzzle-solving.