Western Washington University students Stephanie Mason of Bellingham and Ted Weber of Shoreline won first and second place, respectively, at the Association for Computing Machinery’s ACM Student Research Competition in Orlando, Florida last month.
Coll Thrush, professor of History at the University of British Columbia and a 1991 WWU alumnus (Fairhaven) will present “Rethinking the Heart of Empire: Indigenous Travellers in London, 1502-2015” at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 29 in the Fairhaven auditorium as part of the Fairhaven World Issues Forum speaker series, which is free and open to the public.
Alan McConchie, the lead cartographer at Stamen Design, a mapping and data visualization studio in San Francisco, will discuss open-source cartography as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.
The Western Washington University Masters of Business Administration Program will host its Fall Information Session Thursday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in Parks Hall 441. This quarterly event is an opportunity to hear from an alumni panel, talk to faculty, and discuss with admissions advisors the details of the MBA programs available at WWU.
Western Washington University Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Grace Wang will outline the factors that Bureau of Land Management (BLM) managers utilize in their decision-making in a talk Nov. 9 for the Huxley College Speaker Series.
This year’s Masters of Asian Cinema series begins with Kawase Naomi’s 2015 Sweet Bean, which will screen at 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 7th at the Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street.) The film will be introduced by Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies at Western Washington University Colleen Laird, whose research focuses on Japanese women directors. Laird’s description of this film is below:
Sherri Daymon has re-joined the staff of Certified Business Advisors at Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center.
In partnership with Humanities Washington, Western Washington University on the Peninsulas will host Phyllis Bernard and Dann May at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Olympic College-Poulsbo as the present “Darwin's Lost Theory of Love: A Healing Vision for the New Century.”
This Western Lecture Series event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Western Washington University’s Industrial Design junior studio will showcase a sustainable entrepreneurship exhibition from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3 at Ideal in Bellingham.
The exhibition, titled “ReMade: Nature” challenges students to design with sustainability in mind, encouraging the reuse, recycling, or repurposing of material. This year, students are presenting 12 modern design solutions that primarily utilize natural materials. The event is free and open to the public.
Sarah E. Myhre , a scientist, activist and public communicator from the University of Washington, will highlight the stories and voices of women part of the grass-roots organization 500 Women Scientists, as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.
The presentation is free and open to the public.