Karen Dade

On June 9, six Western students of various cultural backgrounds and academic interests will depart for the Cabo Verde Islands to join their pre-matched six University of Cape Verde student partners. Together they will become the Cabo Islands Education Abroad 10-day cultural and environmental…

As travel restrictions ease and vaccines become increasingly available, Western professors are venturing out into the world to conduct research and engage with the global community. Professor of Secondary Education Karen McLean Dade recently visited the University of Cape Verde to present at a…

Commentary

The events that transpired during the past week in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio reiterate the fact that no community is safe from atrocities borne of hatred, racism, provocative media and divisive politics that feed off of xenophobic fears.

Over the past few years we have…

Western Washington University President Sabah Randhawa will speak about his commitment to diversity and inclusion while the associate dean for Woodring College of Education, Karen Dade, will present the afternoon keynote speech. For more than 20 years, Dade has…

On Friday, May 13, Student Outreach Services at Western Washington University held the 18th-annual Women of Color Empowerment Dinner and Silent Auction.

The dinner is designed to encourage women of diverse backgrounds to become leaders in the community. Through communication of the…

Editor’s Note: After each Board of Trustees meeting, Western Today provides a recap of decisions and discussion.

 

Trustees Hear Update on Diversity Taskforce Strategic Plan

Western’s Board of Trustees on Dec. 11 heard a presentation on the…

Karen Dade, associate dean for Wooding College of Education, has been appointed by Western President Bruce Shepard as the University’s first Administrative Leadership Program Fellow.

“As the first Leadership Fellow Dr. Dade brings a wealth of experience and expertise to assist…

Take one minute right now to reflect on how after-school programs or similar activities may have helped to shape your life or your child’s life. Now keep that picture in mind as I share with you a window in to our creative, first-time, three-way partnership to provide crucial after school…

This year, the theme of the Martin Luther King Jr. Conference is "uniting for human rights and environmental justice." The conference will take place on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Whatcom Community College.

Human rights and environmental justice are inextricably linked. Whether the…

The Black Student Union will host their 22nd annual heritage dinner on Saturday, Feb. 9. The dinner has been a staple in the Ethnic Student Center’s yearly calendar since the center’s formation in 1991.

This year’s dinner theme is “Breaking the Glass Ceiling.…

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