The Master of Arts (MA) in Rehabilitation Counseling (RC) Program at Western Washington University has been awarded a 5-year, $1 million Long-Term Training Grant by the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration. A minimum of 65 percent of the funding is allocated to provide financial support to 30 students with tuition and stipends.
As we face climate change and a diversity of energy options, we need to know the plans and needs for the future. In this discussion, titled "The Future of Energy," we will hear about policy changes being considered, as well as innovation plans for these industries as we look into the future.
The City of Bellingham is considering drastic suggestions to comply with a 100% clean energy goal, and the County Council appears to be changing the comp plan as it relates to Cherry Point.
As part of Western"s Wise &Well U program, the Benefits Department will hold a flu shot clinic on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct 9-10, for employees and families, and each year more than 500 employees and their family members participate.
To make this convenient as possible, pharmacists from Fred Meyer will be on-site at the Viking Union to administer the vaccinations for ages 7 and older (or ages 5-7 with a doctor's prescription).
The WWU Scholars Week Organizing Committee invites nominations for the Scholars Week Keynote Speaker during the week of May 11-15, 2020. Speakers from broad academic areas are selected according to a regular schedule-- for 2020 the individual will come from the humanities and arts.
Western students, staff, faculty, and friends are exploring local businesses, nonprofits, and artists during the Downtown Bellingham Art Walk. We meet at the WWU City Center located in the historic Bellingham Herald Building. No RSVP needed and families are welcome. Together we will visit a couple locations featuring local creative talent, and then you are welcome to continue as a group or explore on your own.
Being the student commencement speaker is an opportunity to convey a message of encouragement and congratulations, share common experience and insights, and inspire fellow graduates to carry their WWU education with pride into the world.
This quarter, University Archives and Records Management will be holding three records management classes. You can sign up for any one of our classes via the PageUp Learning Portal:
Managing Your Records on Tuesday, November 5 at 2PM
Western’s Outreach and Continuing Education (OCE) Marketing Department won five UPCEA (University Professional and Continuing Education) Marketing Awards this summer. The team has won a total of 28 marketing excellence awards since 2015.
The awards include:
In his new book “Abuses of the Erotic: Militarizing Sexuality in the Post-Cold War United States,” Western Washington University Associate Professor of History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Josh Cerretti investigates how military values have permeated civilian culture and the connections between sexuality and militarism in the United States.
Western's Center for Canadian-American Studies will host WWU's Butch Kamena at noon on Friday, Oct. 4 in Academic West 305 for "Planes, Buses & Roller Coasters: The Wild Ride of the 2019 Canadian Federal Election Campaign."