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"Love Between the Covers," a feature-length documentary film about the little-known, surprisingly powerful community of women who read and write romance novels, will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Western Washington University.

The showing will be followed by…

Western Washington University’s literary journal, the Bellingham Review, will release its next issue, #72, this spring.

The new issue will mark a change in direction for the Review. Susanne Paola Antonetta, the Review’s new editor-in-chief, has introduced many new features…

Educators at Washington High School are receiving statewide recognition for their work with African American students. According to the Iowa Department of Education, 74 percent of Washington students are proficient in math and reading, compared to the statewide average of 54 percent.

The Faculty Senate Executive Council seeks nominations for the 2016 Representative Timm Ormsby Award for Faculty Citizenship. The award recognizes exemplary civic engagement by members of the Western faculty.

The Ormsby Award for Faculty Citizenship is presented by the Washington…

The Faculty Senate Diversity and Social Justice Grants are awarded for faculty teaching and research that focuses on building Western Washington University's capacity for embracing and engaging issues related to diversity, equity and social justice. Initial funding for these grants was…

David Gray's essay "'What to Do Starting from this Place': Documentary Film and Official Memorialization in Argentina and Chile" has just been published in "Studies in Documentary Film."

Gray is a visiting assistant professor in the English Department…

Greg Youmans's essay "Elsa Gidlow’s Garden: Plants, Archives, and Queer History" has just been published in the anthology "Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories."

Youmans is an assistant professor of English at Western…

Oliver de la Paz, a professor of English at Western Washington University, had his essay "Apologia for the Tumbleweed, Or Where My Mind Goes When Someone Asks About Metaphor," published in the collection "Because You Asked: A Book of Answers on the Art and Craft of the…

Kami Westhoff's poem "Holding Under" appeared in "Tinderbox Poetry." Additionally, Westhoff's poem "Unravel" appeared in "WomenArts Quarterly Journal." Westhoff is a senior instructor of English at WesternWashington University.

Chris Patton's tribute "For Elise: A conversation by three poets and friends about Elise Partridge and her work" appeared in "The Winnipeg Review." Also, Patton's poems "QED," "In Rain," and "A Moth" appeared in "The Maynard.…

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