Publications, Grants, Conferences, and Awards

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 9:03am

WWU Associate Professor of Journalism Brian J. Bowe has published a new article, "International expansion of the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) curricular evaluation program," in the International Communication Gazette. A PDF of the article is attached below.

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 8:50am

WWU Assistant Professor of Management Meg Warren recently received the Best Dissertation award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, for "Exemplary Allyship: Raising the Bar for
Inclusiveness in the Workplace."

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 10:01am

Farrokh Safavi of the Department of Finance and Marketing delivered a paper on “An Examination of Causes and Effects on Trends over years of imported personal hygiene products in Iran in light of the global sanctions” at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Conference in Dallas, Texas from April 23-26, 2020. Safavi chaired the session as well.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 10:31am

WWU Associate Professor of Journalism Brian J. Bowe recently published an article about the death of Was (Not Was) lead singer Sweat Pea Atkinson in the Detroit Metro Times. The article can be read here. He also wrote liner notes for the CD reissue of the first Was (Not Was) album, as well as the greatest hits compilation "Pick of the Litter."

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 11:38am

Associate Professor of Journalism Maria McLeod has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Robert J. DeMott Short Prose Contest. She won $1,008.15 and her prose poem “The Meaning of Marriage” will be published in Quarter After Eight, an annual literary journal put together by the Creative Writing Program at Ohio University and supported by a grant from the Ohio Arts Council.

Maria’s poem was chosen by contest judge Thisbe Nissen, the author of three novels and an award-winning short-story collection. Nissen is an Associate Professor of English at Western Michigan University…

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 10:31am

Huxley's Gigi Berardi will be the keynote speaker at Sustainable Connections’ annual “Farm to Table Trade Meeting” on Feb. 25: Berardi will present: “Food WISE: A Whole Systems Approach to Making Sustainable and Delicious Food Choices.” It is a day of networking, accessing markets, regional innovations, buyer-producer consults, tasting receptions—all catered by Bellingham technical College and regional chefs and students.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:12am

Joan M. Hoffman (MCL: Spanish) has published the following article:

"'Una señorita de Figueras' with a 'temple verdaderamente varonil': Ángel Guerra  and the Tortured Marketing of Víctor Català." Espacios de encuentro e identidad: Actas del XXXV Congreso Internacional de ALDEEU (Spanish Professionals in America) [Selected Proceedings], 2019, pp. 241-55.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 9:22am

Andrea Gogröf 

While on a quarter-long professional leave Winter 2019, Andrea Gogröf  of Western's Department of Global Humanities and Religions edited a special volume of Pacific Coast Philology entitled Ways of Seeing: Visuality, Visibility and Vision.

This volume includes her article entitled Visibility is a Trap? Dimensions of Surveillance and its Effects on Culture today, which synthesizes her most recent research on surveillance as an unavoidable and paradoxical dimension of modern life.

Pacific Coast Philology is the academic journal affiliated with the Pacific Ancient and…

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 9:01am

WWU’s Professor of Environmental Studies Nicholas Zaferatos was honored as the recipient of the Washington Chapter of the American Planning Associations’ 2019 Myer R. Wolfe Award for professional achievement for his contributions to the advancement of the planning profession.

The award is named in honor of University of Washington Professor Myer Wolfe, an inspiring planning educator, practitioner, and one of the founders of the field of urban design; Wolfe was also the founding chair of the UW Department of Urban Planning and Dean of the UW College of Architecture and Urban…

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 10:46am

Penny Hutchinson, Dance Associate Professor, has been rehearsing with Chamber Dance Co. from UW this summer and fall, on a Mark Morris choreography, “Canonic Studies in ¾ time” and recommends this wonderful concert coming up on Oct 10-13. 

Chamber Dance Company Concert, Falling 

Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. to Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.

Meany Hall—Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater


José Limón based his technique on the natural rhythms of and dynamism between fall and recovery, underlining the idea that movement itself can create…