Western Window episode 25

Submitted by admin on Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:58am

This month’s show is hosted by Chris Roselli of the WWU Alumni Association and Anna Magidson, a junior student at Western. This show celebrates “Active Minds Changing Lives Week” which is a Western event that brings together groups from the campus community to showcase and celebrate the work of students, faculty, programs and alumni to enhance life and resources across the globe.  This episode goes back to the archives and highlights three stories that epitomize Active Minds Changing Lives.

The story lineup for this episode includes:

  • Chris Roselli interviews Dr. Rob Vieth, a 1970 graduate of Western, who is now an orthopedic surgeon in Seattle.  Dr. Vieth talks about work he and other doctors are doing in Southeast Asia in helping countries help their citizens who are dealing with physical challenges.
  • Oysters in Fidalgo Bay is a story about the work of Western professor Paul Dinnel and his students and their important work in restoring native oysters to Fidalgo Bay.
  • Camping Season is a heartwarming story that captures Western recreation majors hosting Camp Team for people with developmental disabilities in a true camp setting.
  • High Fashion from Low Places is a story that brings to life the resourcefulness of Western students recycle with style through the student’s annual Trash Fashion Show.
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