In the media

05 15 15
The Bellingham Herald
After 46 years at Western Washington University, music professor Gene Zoro will give his final faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at WWU’s Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. The performance features faculty and students from Western’s departments of music, theater and dance in Igor Stravinsky’s and C.F. Ramuz’ “The Soldiers’ Tale,” a post-World War I tale about a soldier who enters an unfortunate deal with the devil.
05 14 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University placed 29 student-athletes, 12 men and 17 women, on the 2015 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Track and Field All-Academic Team announced Wednesday, May 13, by the conference office.
05 14 15
The Bellingham Herald
Kaitlyn Teer, managing editor of Bellingham Review, the literary journal produced by Western Washington University’s MFA program, recently announced the publication of Issue 70, which includes the winners of its annual literary contests. To celebrate, the Review and Honey Moon, 1053 N. State St., in the alley behind Pepper Sisters, will host a literary double-header Saturday, May 16.
05 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University’s annual Back2Bellingham Alumni & Family Weekend runs Friday through Sunday, May 15-17, open to the community.
05 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University is sending eight athletes to compete at the 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 21-23 at Grand Valley State University Stadium in Allendale, Michigan. The selections were announced Tuesday, May 12, by the NCAA. The Viking participants are Alex Donigian in the men’s 100 meters, John Haskin and Slater Hirst in the men’s javelin, Travis Milbrandt in the men’s 110 hurdles, Ryan Macdonald in the men’s discus, Haley O’Connor in the women’s 1,500, Katelyn Steen in the women’s 3,000 steeplechase and 5,000, and Katie Reichert in the women’s javelin.
05 13 15
Fraser Institute
The Investment Canada Act, which screens foreign acquisitions of Canadian companies, does not serve the interests of Canadians, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “The unintended consequences of the Investment Canada Act can reverberate through the entire economy, depressing prices for Canadian assets and discouraging entrepreneurship,” said Steven Globerman, Fraser Institute senior fellow, Kaiser Professor of International Business at Western Washington University, and author of An Economic Assessment of the Investment Canada Act.
05 13 15
art ltd.
With a fugal sense of complexity and invention, Joe Rudko fastidiously tears, cuts, and shreds found paper and found photographs, as well as original photographs, then puts them back together in elegant, visually witty new compositions. The Seattle-based artist, a 2013 graduate of Western Washington University’s BFA program, made a strong Portland gallery debut with a suite of these immaculate, often illusionistic, pieces, all from 2014, collectively entitled “Picturesque.”
05 13 15
The Artcic Journal
Each Monday morning, we give a brief run-down of some of the events and issues affecting the Arctic we’ll be paying attention to in the coming week. If you have an event you think should be included next week, please contact us.
05 12 15
The Western Front
The Dead Parrots Society will be making Western more spontaneous with its first ever improvisation festival, which will bring improv teams from all over the U.S. and Canada to campus at the end of May. At the festival, six university improv teams will come to Western: University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, California Institute of the Arts, University of Washington, University of Portland and Northwestern University, as well as several local and national companies.
05 12 15
Spoke
On Wednesday, May 13, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting the economic impact of the Investment Canada Act, which screens foreign acquisitions of Canadian companies. The study, An Economic Assessment of the Investment Act, specifically examines the effects of the Act on entrepreneurship and economic growth.