Campus news

05 22 15

Dave Tucker, a former research associate in the geology department at Western Washington University, will lead guided tours along Point Whitehorn Beach at Cherry Point June 6, telling the landscape backstory of moving glaciers and changing sea levels, including the important ecological role of formations like the area’s feeder bluffs.

05 22 15

The Faculty GUR Group at Western Washington University will be learning about the subject of media studies while exploring critical theory teaching methods used in this GUR that may transfer to any discipline.

05 22 15

University Residences at Western Washington University is holding a presentation titled "Degrees of Closeness: Impacting Students of Color in Higher Education" by Connie Tingson-Gatuz May 29 on campus.

05 22 15

Western Washington University and the City of Bellingham will once again partner on a year-end event to help students sort their unwanted materials generated from moving out.

Bins for reusable household items, clothing, non-perishable food, recyclable materials, and landfill waste will be available at three sorting stations in neighborhoods near the university from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, June 12, as part of this Move-Out Madness event.

05 22 15

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has directed that Washington state and U.S. flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 25, 2015, in recognition of Memorial Day. This federal holiday is in remembrance of the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.

05 21 15

The timeframe for Western Washington University faculty and staff to apply for parking permits has changed.

Online applications for parking permits for the 2015-2016 year will be open at 8 a.m. Monday, July 13. The deadline is 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10. All applications submitted after the deadline will be considered late.

05 21 15

Richard Katz will deliver a free public presentation called "From Harvard to Healing: A Journey Unfolding" from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, in Academic Instructional Center West Room 204.

The presentation is part of the Center for Cross-Cultural Research Department of Psychology Lecture Series.

05 21 15

The Outstanding Classified Staff Award recognizes a single individual who exemplifies a positive and creative approach to problem solving and innovation that significantly advances departmental goals and/or university mission. With the support of the president, the two classified staff unions on campus (WFSE and PSE) together select one of their members to receive this award, which is presented each year at opening convocation in the fall.

05 21 15

What can we learn about ourselves from studying slugs? Faculty members from WWU’s Behavioral Neuroscience Program and biology and psychology departments will gather for a neighborhood round-table discussion from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, at Club Glow, 202 E. Holly St. in downtown Bellingham.