Victor Nolet

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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…

More than 550 faculty and staff have already contributed to the Western Stands for Washington campaign, a comprehensive $60 million campaign to raise funds for student scholarships, faculty research and campus programs. Now, Western is inviting its faculty and staff to make history as a…

Have we reached Dr. King’s goals? After all, we have an African-American President and across the country, women and members of minorities are governors, senators, representatives, mayors, and chief executive officers of major corporations. In his last speech, delivered in Memphis, the day…

Western Washington University professor Victor Nolet was part of the U.S. delegation that attended the 2014 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Nagoya, Japan, Nov. 10 to 12.

Participants from 200 countries gathered in Japan for the world conference, which…

Facing the Future, an award-winning developer of teacher’s guides, student textbooks and digital resources that equip and motivate K-college students to develop critical thinking skills, build global awareness, and engage in positive solutions for a sustainable world, has become an independent…

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…

Since the Sustainability Academy formed in 2009 at Western Washington University, much has changed. The campus now has a course offering in sustainability literacy that introduces first- and second-year students to the multidisciplinary aspects of systems and integrative thinking. In addition,…

Victor Nolet (Secondary Education) co-presented with Sylvia Parker, from the University of Wyoming, “Teaching and Learning Environmental Sustainability” at the National Network for Educational Renewal Conference 2012, held in Denver Oct. 18 to 20, 2012.

Imagine a year in which you are invited to the White House to meet with a sitting president, your daughter is born, you are arrested and placed in solitary confinement, you deliver a historic and nationally televised speech, and you are named person of the year by Time Magazine. That was Martin…

Woodring College of Education at Western Washington University has announced a number of projects that have received funding to increase excellence and/or pursue innovation.

The funded proposals are, alphabetically, as follows:

Collective Impact Partnership Retreat: Western…

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