Institute for Global Engagement

Vicki Hamblin, executive director of WWU's Institute for Global Engagement, is retiring after more than 30 years at Western. Please join us for her farewell reception on Wednesday, June 12 from 1-3 p.m. in the Miller Hall Collaborative Space (ground floor).

Please RSVP here.

Western faculty are invited to submit proposals for funding for research to be conducted in Mongolia in 2019. Applicants must be current Western faculty for whom research is a required component of professional development. Faculty in all disciplines are eligible. One grant of up to $10,000 is…

Western faculty are invited to participate in a one-day forum focusing on internationalizing the curriculum and the faculty’s role in internationalizing the university.

The forum will take place on campus on Saturday 17 November from 10:00 – 15:30. Participants will discuss resources…

Western faculty are invited to participate in a one-day forum focusing on internationalizing the curriculum and the faculty’s role in internationalizing the university. The forum will take place on campus from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday,  Nov. 17. Participants will discuss resources…

Byambakhand Chuluundorj, associate professor of Mongolian Language and Linguistics at the National University of Mongolia, is the Henry J. Schwarz visiting instructor this quarter. She is teaching a beginning course in Mongolian Language and Culture in the East Asian Studies program in support…

The Reel World film series hosts monthly films on campus to raise awareness about other cultures and about global issues. 

All films are free and open to the public.

For disability accommodations contact Heather Brown at 360-650-7544.

All film spring quarter will be…

The Institute for Global Engagement will host an information session about Fulbright Scholar opportunities for Western faculty  from 4 -4:50 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in MH223C. The application period for Core Research/Teaching awards opens this month for 2019-2020. This…

David Sattler, professor of Psychology at Western, is the 2018 recipient of a research award funded by the Jack Street Fund for Mongolia and managed by the Institute for Global Engagement.

“This funding provides an important opportunity to conduct vital research and collaborate with…

Western faculty are invited to submit proposals to the Institute for Global Engagement for research funding to be conducted in Mongolia in 2018.

Disciplines: faculty in all disciplines are eligible, but some disciplines may be more relevant to the setting and to Western’s…

A delegation from Western spent the first week of October in UlaanBaatar, Mongolia, meeting with partner institutions to further develop a variety of projects. Provost Brent Carbajal, Dean of the Libraries Mark Greenberg, and Executive Director of the Institute for Global Engagement Vicki…

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