Kevin Leonard

Kevin Leonard, a professor of history at Western Washington University, wrote a chapter in the recently published book "Civil Rights and Beyond: African American and Latino/a Activism in the Twentieth-Century United States."

Leonard's chapter is titled "From the…

Western Washington University professors hosted a discussion about the history and politics in “Boys in the Boat,” the Western Reads book for this school year that was recently selected as the book for Whatcom Reads.
Professors Kevin Leonard, Sheila Webb and Cornelius Partsch, from the…

Western Washington University’s Western Reads program will host a pair of faculty panel discussions about the societal and historical impact of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, which were designed to showcase Adolf Hitler’s master-race theory.

Western Washington University’s Western Reads program and Whatcom Reads! host a showing of Leni Riefenstahl’s documentary, “Olympia,” which debuted in 1938 and broke new ground in the way sports were filmed and edited, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St.

If you haven’t read Daniel James Brown’s “Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,” you have just over a month before Brown comes to Whatcom County to speak as the highlight of the annual Whatcom Reads! events. Even if you don’t row, even if you…

The following Western Washington University faculty members should have received a memo from Jana Schueler of the Registrar's Office confirming their attendance at summer commencement on Aug. 23:

Elizabeth Boland, Dana Brickman, Carolyn Dale, Joanne DeMark, Jeanne Freeman, Gabe…

Kevin A. Leonard, a professor of history at Western Washington University, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 30 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Endowment is a federal agency that, each…

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The morning begins with a complimentary breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. in the Viking Union, and is followed by convocation and the presentation of faculty and staff awards from 9:10 to 10:15 a.m. on the PAC Mainstage.

The 2013 opening convocation and breakfast for Western Washington University faculty and staff is set for Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Breafast is complimentary, and reservations are requested by Sept. 16. Register online.

Breakfast is served from 8 to 9 a.m. in the Viking Commons,…

Invitations have been emailed to all employees for the 2013 breakfast and opening convocation, which is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Breakfast is complimentary, but reservations are required. The dining hour is 8 to 9 a.m. in the Viking Commons; that's followed by opening…

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