Vicki Hamblin

Vicki Hamblin will retire as executive director for Western’s Institute for Global Engagement at the end of this summer.

Western’s Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) coordinates the university’s internationalization initiatives, including the management and development of its…

Vicki Hamblin, executive director of WWU's Institute for Global Engagement, is retiring after more than 30 years at Western. Please join us for her farewell reception on Wednesday, June 12 from 1-3 p.m. in the Miller Hall Collaborative Space (ground floor).

Please RSVP here.

 

FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM

INFO SESSION THURSDAY, FEB. 9

4–5:30 p.m., Miller Hall 258

 

Who should attend?…

Western expanded its global exchange and research opportunities for students and faculty during a delegation visit to Hangzhou Normal University (HZNU) and Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) in China, Oct. 8-15.

The delegation led by Provost Brent Carbajal included Vicki…

The Center for International Studies at Western Washington University has announced a name change that better describes its role in engaging faculty, students and staff in globally-focused initiatives.

"By changing our name to the Institute for Global Engagement, we…

International foods, movies and lectures are just a few of the things that Western Washington University students, faculty and staff can look forward to seeing on campus beginning Monday Nov. 16, 2015. The events, hosted by the Center for International Studies, are in honor of International…

How is internationalization being defined in U.S. higher education? How is it perceived at Western Washington University?

An information session about internationalization at Western and about upcoming faculty workshops on internationalizing the curriculum will be held on…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard recently returned from visiting universities in China and Mongolia to expand Western’s global engagement activities and explore opportunities for collaboration and partnership. 

Shepard and a group of WWU administrators…

Western Washington University has joined the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad, a five-year initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. The initiative is also focusing on increasing the diversity of the students…

Western Washington University, along with 10 other colleges and universities, has been named to the American Council on Education’s 11th Internationalization Laboratory Cohort.

Over the next 20 months, Western will develop strategies for campus internationalization by forming…

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