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Western Washington University Professor of English Christopher Wise has released a new book, “Emerald Bay: From the Lost Archives of Mark Twain,” published by Northwest Ballet Theater Publications.

Wise’s book is set in Bellingham Bay and the Puget Sound region in…

Christopher Wise (English) was invited to speak as Distinguished Guest Lecturer for the 2010-2011 International Studies Lecture Series at Albany State University in Albany, Ga., Jan. 24 and 25.

Albany State University, which is one of the oldest historically black universities in the…

Western Washington University’s Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment has announced the nominees who will be featured in the next Innovative Teaching Showcase, to be published in June:

Nicole Brown, English Jill Heckathorn, Physical Education…

It didn’t seem to take long for Emily Sullivan, 17, to stand out. 

The senior at Meadowdale High School spent only three months volunteering with the city of Mountlake Terrace’s Kids Krew program as part of her senior project when her supervisor decided Sullivan…

Christopher Wise, a professor of English at Western Washington University, has written a book called "Chomsky and Deconstruction: The Politics of Unconscious Knowledge," released by Palgrave MacMillan.

The book responds to Noam Chomsky’s criticisms of deconstructive…

Knute Skinner, an emeritus professor of English at Western Washington University, has had several works published recently:

"For Rimbaud (1965-1978)" and "Dog in the Road," poems, were published in "Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology," Salmon Poetry, 2010…

Anita K. Boyle and her partner, Jim Bertolino, have written collaborative poetry, so it's fitting they won a "dynamic duo" award in November for their joint volunteer work for Whatcom Humane Society.

Every Monday, they travel from their rural home north of Bellingham to the…

Speaking of books, Western Washington University's annual Children's Literature and Young Adult Book Sale is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, on the sixth floor of the Wilson Library.

Western Washington University will put on its annual children's literature and young adult book sale Dec. 2 and 3 in Wilson Library on the WWU campus.

Hundreds of new children's and young adult books will be on sale, and the pricing is easy: $5 for hardcovers and $2 for…


An interdisciplinary panel of Western Washington University faculty, staff and students discussed the Western Reads 2010 book, "The Young & the Digital," by author S. Craig Watkins, on Thursday, Nov. 4, in Communications Facility Room 115.


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