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Lysa Rivera, an assistant professor of English at Western Washington University, will present "A Future With a Past: Borderlands Science Fiction after NAFTA" at noon on Thursday, Jan. 26, in Communications Facility Room 105.

Rivera's presentation is part of the 2011-12…

Sarah Goodin describes herself as a full-time single parent to a "gorgeous, brilliant and hilarious 51/2-year-old" as well as a happy full-time English student at Western Washington University, and says she's only a musician in her spare time, "which falls into the time-slot…

Washington politicians have abdicated their leadership role in higher education, leaving the state with a disjointed system that doesn't produce enough bachelor's degrees and forces employers to go out of state — and even out of the country — to find skilled workers.

Sixteen teachers will study American Indian literature at Western Washington University this summer, thanks to a $122,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

During the five-week Summer Seminar for School Teachers, teachers will study four…

"Listening Against the Stone: Selected Essays" by Brenda Miller (Skinner House, $14). An essay collection, six of which have won a Pushcart Prize. The essays "tell the story of a single woman making her way, stumbling but always seeking out touchstones — a dog, a friend, a…

The University of Delaware Library and the Delaware Art Museum have announced that Kristin Mahoney, professor of English at Western Washington University, has been selected as the 2012 Fellow in Pre-Raphaelite Studies.

During her one-month residency in July 2012,…

The Delaware Art Museum and the University of Delaware Library are pleased to announce that Kristen Mahoney, professor of English at Western Washington University, has been selected as the 2012 Pre-Raphaelite Fellow. Mahoney was chosen to spend one month researching the Museum’s and the…

Dawn Dietrich, an associate professor of English at Western Washington University, is presenting a multimedia slideshow and lecture titled "Viking Village: Western Washington University's 21st Century Digital Learning Commons" at HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Sciences,…

After Hanna Burleson of Longview tucks her three little boys into bed, she goes to class at Western Governors University Washington, the online-only university where she's pursuing a master's degree in education.
She logs in, clicks on a course and checks the assigned reading.…

A SERIES of poetry readings will be delivered at the courthouse gallery in Ennistymon next Thursday to celebrate All-Ireland Poetry Day. 

Readings will be given by Joseph Woods and a number of writers who have made North Clare their home such as Knute Skinner, Jean…

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