The 2019 legislative session began in Olympia last week with much of the focus centered on House and Senate public hearings on Governor Inslee’s proposed operating and capital budgets for the 2019-21 biennium. (Click here to read President Randhawa’s statement about how the governor’s budget would impact Wes
Job seekers looking for opportunities in the environmental field are encouraged to attend the Huxley Environmental Career & Internship Fair, which will take place from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm on Thursday, Feb. 7 in the Wade King Student Recreation Center MAC Gym.
Admission to the fair is free to job seekers and open to the public.
Winter quarter’s World Issues Forum lecture series, held by Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, will expand upon global ideas of the influence of media and film, modern poetry, gender, globalization, migration, climate change and the growing refugee crisis.
Open to the public, these forums are free and feature renowned poets, authors and researchers. The forums will be held Jan. 16 to March 6, every other Wednesday from 4 to 5:20 p.m. in the Fairhaven College Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
Western Washington University’s Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Shige Oishi, professor of Psychology at Columbia University, for a guest lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, in Academic West 204, titled “What is a good life? A happy life, a meaningful life, or something else?”
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Josh Kaplan, assistant professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at Western Washington University, will present “Cracking the Cannabis Code: How advances in cannabinoid science can improve medicine and limit harm” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan 29 in Academic West 204 the WWU campus.
This lecture is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by WWU’s Behavioral Neuroscience program.
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Become an Academic Student Advisor (ASA) or an Orientation Student Advisor (OSA)! Lead new students & families in their transition into Western, while working in a fun, fast-paced and collaborative environment with a dynamic team.
James Hansen, visiting assistant professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at Oberlin College, will give a talk from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 in Miller Hall 152 showcasing the work of several contemporary moving-image artists. Subjects will include Sadie Benning, Luther Price, Michael Robinson, and their exploration of autobiography as a critical practice.
The talk is free and open to the public.
Laural Ballew has been named as Western Washington University’s first executive director of American Indian/Alaska Native and First Nations Relations & Tribal Liaison to the President.
Ballew most recently served as department chair of Tribal Governance and Business Management at Northwest Indian College, a program which she created. Ballew was hired following a national search, and she will start at Western on Jan. 28, 2019.
The revised Procedure is available at: https://policy.wwu.edu/PRO-U1600.02A-Discrimination-Complaint-Procedure.pdf
The revised Procedure:
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: