http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/topics/2668/0 en Employee language workshops include French, Chinese, Spanish http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/employee-language-workshops-include-french-chinese-spanish <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagefield_default_images/westernlogo_onblue.png" length="9121" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Employee Language Program workshops are again being offered at Western Washington University, thanks to the continuing support of President Bruce Shepard and the President&#39;s Office.</p> <p>The WWU Employee Language Program workshops are an initiative put forth by the <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/president/index.shtml">President&#39;s Office</a> to support Western faculty and staff through professional development and to encourage multicultural outreach and awareness. The workshops are the result of a combined effort by the <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/chss/">College of Humanities and Social Sciences</a>, the <a href="https://chss.wwu.edu/mcl">Department of Modern and Classical Languages</a>, and <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/ee/">Extended Education</a>.</p> <p>This quarter, the program will continue to offer a variety of Spanish Language and Culture workshops, a workshop in Chinese Language and Culture and a workshop in French Language and Culture (now open for registration). For workshop level descriptions and recommended preparation, please visit the descriptions on <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/ee/lcp/employeelang/curriculum.shtml">the program curriculum page</a>.</p> <p>Spanish and Chinese workshops will begin the second week of fall quarter, starting on Sept. 29. French workshops will begin the third week of fall quarter, starting on Oct. 6 (specific dates and times to be announced). A listing of offerings and times is <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/employeelanguage">available on the program home page.</a></p> <p>Priority will be given to those interested participants who indicate a high need.&nbsp; Be sure to communicate with your supervisor prior to registering for a workshop; if you have additional questions, <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/ee/lcp/employeelang/langFAQs.shtml">a FAQ page is available on the program website</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WWUELP201440">To begin the registration process please click here</a>.</p> <p>On the registration screen, please ignore the &ldquo;To complete your registration you must pay by MasterCard or Visa at the end of this transaction&rdquo; text.&nbsp; There is no participant fee for this program.</p> <p>For more information about the program, please visit <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/employeelanguage">the program web page.</a></p> Employee Language Program Extended Education faculty President's Office staff upcoming events Bruce Shepard Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:32:17 +0000 Western Today 24171 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday Lizard Field School http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/lizard-field-school <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oregon Public Broadcasting </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://watch.opb.org/video/2365183865/" target="_blank">http://watch.opb.org/video/2365183865/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Student biologists learn the how-to&#039;s of wildlife research by studying the life and death of lizards in Oregon&#039;s Alvord desert. For 15 years Dr. Roger Anderson has been leading students on a three-week immersion into lizard ecology and behavior. Students cope with the primitive conditions of life in a desert encampment while enduring the blazing sun and harsh desert conditions. </div> </div> </div> Biology Department research students Roger Anderson College of Science and Engineering Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:40:41 +0000 Western Today 22815 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday Okinawa Kenjin Kai Taiko Club to perform Oct. 10 http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/okinawa-kenjin-kai-taiko-club-to-perform-oct-10 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagefield_default_images/westernlogo_onblue.png" length="9121" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Okinawa Kenjin Kai Taiko&nbsp;Club will perform percussion music from 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, in the Old Main Theater on the Western Washington University campus.</p> <p>This event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the&nbsp;23rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies Conference, which will take place at WWU Oct. 10 and 11. Registration is required for the conference itself.</p> <p>Under the theme of &quot;<a href="http://www.wwu.edu/ee/conference/ajls/index.shtml" target="_blank">Religion and Spirituality in Japanese Literature,</a>&quot; the conference aims to explore the intersections between the spiritual and artistic domains in a wide range of literary texts against the backdrop of age-specific cultural and epistemological settings. Organizers expect to attract a diverse group of scholars of modern, pre-modern and classical literature interested in the dialectic of literature and religion, the negotiations between creativity and spiritual formation and the artistic representation of faith, the sacred and the divine.</p> <p>For more information about the event or the conference, both of which are being put on by the WWU Center for East Asian Studies, contact Massimiliano Tomasi at <a href="mailto:massimiliano.tomasi@wwu.edu">massimiliano.tomasi@wwu.edu</a>.</p> Center for East Asian Studies upcoming events Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:25:20 +0000 Western Today 24215 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday 'Lunar Drift' kinetic sculpture to be dedicated Oct. 11 http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/lunar-drift-kinetic-sculpture-to-be-dedicated-oct-11 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/Luna-Drift-1000.jpg" length="152561" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The newly installed &quot;Lunar Drift&quot; sculpture in the Miller Hall Collaborative Space will be dedicated at a special ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, on campus.</p> <p>Kit Spicer, dean of Western Washington University College of Fine and Performing Arts, and Michael Sweney, Washington State Arts Commission Art in Public Places program manager, will be on hand to dedicate the &quot;Lunar Drift: Sun and Moon Pointers&quot; kinetic sculpture by collaborators Rebecca Cummins and Paul DeMarinis.</p> <p>Commissioned by the Washington State Arts Commission in partnership with Western Washington University, &quot;Lunar Drift&quot; is two slow-time kinetic sculptures that will constantly point at the Moon and to the Sun, wherever they are located, whether above or below the horizon, in daylight or night, clear skies or overcast lending a continual presence to the entire path of their movements. &#39;Lunar Drift&#39; offers viewers a heightened awareness of their spatial and temporal place in the universe, of the planetary movement of the spheres, and of the artistic and poetic possibilities of science and technology. Digital images of the moon and the daytime sky will accompany the mechatronic elements.</p> <p>DeMarinis&#39;s work revolves around topics of time and memory, as embodied in the technological acts of recording and replaying. Cummins explores the sculptural and experiential possibilities of light and natural phenomena; the mechanics of light and time are often subjects. Both have exhibited widely nationally and internationally.</p> art sculpture upcoming events Kit Spicer College of Fine and Performing Arts Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:29:37 +0000 Western Today 24224 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday WWU home to photographic conference Oct. 10-12 http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/wwu-home-to-photographic-conference-oct-10-12 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagefield_default_images/westernlogo_onblue.png" length="9121" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Western Washington University will host TRANSFIXED | TRANSMEDIA, the 2014 Society for Photographic Education&#39;s Northwest Regional Conference, Oct. 10 to 12.</p> <p>Participants from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming will convene to discuss and exhibit works and techniques exploring the ever-expanding definitions of photography. Coordinated by Western Washington University Professor of Art Garth Amundson and a dynamic group of photography students, the conference features speakers, students, practitioners, theorists, and historians who are actively pushing the boundaries of the medium.</p> <p>Rodney Graham will be the keynote speaker at the conference. Graham studied at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) from 1968 to 1971 and at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver) from 1978 to 1979. Graham has received solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, Museu d&#39;Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume (Paris), Musee d&#39;art contemporain de Montreal, and his work is held in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Centre Pompidou (Paris), and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York).</p> <p>His lecture will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10 in Miller Hall Room 138. Registration is required for each day of the conference, and cost is $10 per day. To register, go to <a href="https://northwest.spenational.org/conference/register/tickets" target="_blank">https://northwest.spenational.org/conference/register/tickets</a>.</p> <p>In a special reception on Oct. 11, Rebecca Cummins will be awarded the distinction of the SPENW 2014 Honored Educator. Cummins, along with her collaborator Paul Demarinis, will be discussing Lunar Drift, the most recent addition to the Western Sculpture Collection, which will be unveiled at the reception.</p> <p>Acclaimed photographer Jess T. Dugan will also speak on Oct. 11 as part of the conference. Dugan&rsquo;s work explores issues of gender, sexuality, identity, and community.</p> <p>The Society for Photographic Education is a nonprofit membership organization that provides and fosters an understanding of photography as a means of diverse creative expression, cultural insight, and experimental practice. Through its interdisciplinary programs, services and publications, the society seeks to promote a broader understanding of the medium in all its forms through teaching and learning, scholarship, and criticism.</p> <p>Since its establishment, many noted artists, curators, and critics in the field of photography have been involved with SPE or its programs. Although the majority of its 1,800 members are fine art photographers and educators, curators, critics, historians and artists are also members. The national headquarters are located in Cleveland, Ohio, and the archives are at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona.</p> <p>For more information on the conference, contact Chris Casquilho, Western Washington University&rsquo;s College of Fine and Performing Arts manager of Marketing and Special Events, at (360) 650-2829 or <a href="mailto:chris.casquilho@wwu.edu">chris.casquilho@wwu.edu</a>.</p> conferences upcoming events College of Fine and Performing Arts Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:21:29 +0000 Western Today 24223 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday WWU named an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/features/wwu-named-an-ashoka-u-changemaker-campus <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/campus-4739.jpg" length="854215" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Western Washington University has been selected to join the Ashoka U Changemaker Campus consortium, which now stretches across 29 campuses in five countries and provides students and faculty alike with interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial and solution-oriented skills to succeed and make a positive difference in the world.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are delighted to be accorded the status of Changemaker Campus by Askoka. Our strengths in sustainability, social entrepreneurship, service learning, teacher education and interdisciplinary learning were recognized by the Ashoka U accreditation team that visited us. They noted what we have always known: that &lsquo;Active Minds Changing Lives&rsquo; isn&rsquo;t a slogan, it&rsquo;s the Western way of learning,&rdquo; said Western President Bruce Shepard.</p> <p>Along with Western, Ashoka U on Oct. 1 also named Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland and Hamilton College in New York State to join the Changemaker Campus consortium. Western is the first public comprehensive university to be selected for the consortium.</p> <p>Led by Ashoka, the world&rsquo;s largest network of social entrepreneurs, the Changemaker Campus designation is an excellent match for Western, which seeks to address critical needs in the state of Washington and beyond.</p> <p>&ldquo;The essence of &lsquo;learn it, live it&rsquo; is clearly embodied and exemplified in the enthusiastic response from students on campus, as well as faculty and staff. Western is dedicated to creating a community that cares about giving back to our state, nation and world in new and creative ways,&rdquo; said Brian Burton, associate vice provost for Academic Affairs at Western. &ldquo;The applied learning opportunities at Western are deeply embedded into the essence of the campus community. Both on-campus in terms of student organizations, classes, and field opportunities, and off-campus with internships and jobs, the applied learning opportunities are bountiful.&rdquo;</p> <p>To receive the Changemaker Campus designation, institutions typically spend over a year navigating a very rigorous selection process. They are evaluated and coached on a wide range of criteria that include the strength of the team behind social innovation initiatives, the availability and accessibility of a variety of social innovation opportunities for students, genuine senior leadership support, and commitment to advancing the field.</p> <p>&ldquo;Through creativity and innovation, Western is developing students with the changemaking skills they will need to succeed in a world defined by change,&rdquo; said Michele Leaman, Ashoka U&rsquo;s Changemaker Campus director.</p> <p>Other Changemaker Campuses include Brown University, Portland State University and Middlebury College, as well as an increasing number of institutions outside the United States, including Tec de Monterrey in Mexico and Ryerson University in Canada.</p> <p>For more information or to become involved, e-mail Western&rsquo;s Change Leader Danica Kilander, at <a href="mailto:danica.kilander@wwu.edu">danica.kilander@wwu.edu</a>.</p> AshokaU recognition Brian Burton Bruce Shepard Danica Kilander Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:10:15 +0000 Western Today 24222 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday One needs shared leave as of Oct. 1, 2014 http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/one-needs-shared-leave-as-of-oct-1-2014 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagefield_default_images/westernlogo_onblue.png" length="9121" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of and eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with the <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/policies/docs/5400%20Human%20Resources/POL-U5410.06%20Requesting%20and%20Donating%20Shared%20Leave.pdf" target="_blank">Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06)</a>.</p> <p>The following employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations:</p> <ul> <li> Bryan Griffiths</li> </ul> <p>Employees may donate vacation leave, accrued sick leave and personal holiday leave as long as the number of hours donated does not cause them to fall below the minimum balances as specified on the <a href="https://esign.wwu.edu/admcs/process/forms/HR/shared_leave6.aspx?valid=true&amp;ticket=ST-39257-EjFzMs0RdTMwOhNeSR27-cas" target="_blank">donation form</a> and in the <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/policies/docs/5400%20Human%20Resources/POL-U5410.06%20Requesting%20and%20Donating%20Shared%20Leave.pdf" target="_blank">policy</a>.</p> <p>For more information regarding shared leave, please see the <a href="http://www.acadweb.wwu.edu/hr/Disability/Shared Leave.shtml" target="_blank">Shared Leave Program website</a> or call Human Resources at 650-3774.</p> donations shared leave staff Bryan Griffiths Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:04:48 +0000 Western Today 24221 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday TWLOHA event Oct. 1 aims to provide support, love for students http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/twloha-event-oct-1-aims-to-provide-support-love-for-students <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/septoct2014eventsslide2.jpg" length="140851" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Jamie Tworkowski, the founder of the non-profit group <a href="http://twloha.com/">To Write Love on Her Arms</a>, will be on the PAC Mainstage&nbsp;from 8 to 10 p.m. Oct. 1. TWLOHA is dedicated to helping those who suffer from depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicidal tendencies find hope, support and love.</p> <p>Performing at the event will be musician Noah Gundersen.</p> <p>The event is put on by AS Productions Special Events. For more information, <a href="http://as.wwu.edu/">visit the Associated Students website</a>.</p> Associated Students upcoming events Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:58:00 +0000 Western Today 24220 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday State government’s biggest union ratifies contracts for pay raises totaling 4.8% over two years http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/state-government%E2%80%99s-biggest-union-ratifies-contracts-for-pay-raises-totaling-48-over-two-y <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bellingham Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/30/3887556_state-governments-biggest-union.html" target="_blank">http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/30/3887556_state-governments-biggest-uni...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It turns out that 4.8 percent pay raises over two years are acceptable to Washington state employees after a six-year run without general wage adjustments. </div> </div> </div> benefits government higher education jobs staff unions Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:49:37 +0000 Western Today 24219 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday Human rights, history of indigenous peoples among topics in WWU lecture series http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/human-rights-history-of-indigenous-peoples-among-topics-in-wwu-lecture-series <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bellingham Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/30/3887176/fairhaven-colleges-fall-world.html" target="_blank">http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/30/3887176/fairhaven-colleges-fall-world...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Items such as human rights in Honduras and the history of indigenous people in the United States will be discussed by activists, researchers, and scholars in the Fall World Issues Forum lecture series, organized by Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies. The forums are free and open to the public. The forums are held from noon to 1:20 p.m. every Wednesday in the Fairhaven Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. </div> </div> </div> upcoming events World Issues Forum Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:47:41 +0000 Western Today 24218 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday Fall planetarium shows begin tonight on campus http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/fall-planetarium-shows-begin-tonight-on-campus <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/planetarium-1768_0.jpg" length="215048" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The fall season of public shows at the Dr. Leslie E. Spanel Planetarium at Western Washington University begins includes six total showings, the first being at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1.</p> <p>The presentation features a live astronomer star talk with question-and-answer time and the feature length full-dome movie Stars of the Pharaohs.</p> <p>That film takes viewers to ancient Egypt to see how science was used to tell time, make a workable calendar and align huge buildings. Viewers will learn about the connection the ancient Egyptians felt with the stars and various astronomical phenomena. And thanks to the time the production team spent on location in Egypt taking photographs and measurements, atttendees will see some of the most spectacular temples and tombs of the ancient world recreated in their original splendor.</p> <p>Other shows are Oct. 15, Nov. 5, Nov. 19 and Dec. 3. All shows begin at 6&nbsp;p.m. Admission is for those 8 years and older, and nobody will be admitted after the show begins.</p> <p>The show&#39;s total duration is roughly one hour. Tickets are $5 each or $3 with a student ID from any school. <a href="http://www.tickets.wwu.edu/" target="_blank">Order tickets at the WWU Box Office</a>; tickets are not sold at the door.</p> community planetarium upcoming events Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:52:18 +0000 Western Today 24217 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday Miran spending fall in Germany studying the history of Ethiopian slavery http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/notes/miran-spending-fall-in-germany-studying-the-history-of-ethiopian-slavery <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/Jonathan Miran mug_0.jpg" class="imagecache imagecache-feature_main_small_view imagecache-imagelink imagecache-feature_main_small_view_imagelink"><img src="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagecache/feature_main_small_view/Jonathan%20Miran%20mug_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="120" height="155" class="imagecache imagecache-feature_main_small_view"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-authortitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Western Today staff </div> </div> </div> <p>Jonathan Miran, associate professor in the Western Washington University Liberal Studies Department, has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt research fellowship to spend fall term at the Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies (part of the Asien-Afrika-Institut) in the University of Hamburg. In Germany, he is collaborating with colleagues on a project that focuses on the history of slavery and the slave trade in Ethiopia and on the Ethiopian diaspora in the western Indian Ocean and the Middle East.</p> faculty fellowships Liberal Studies Department research Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:05:31 +0000 Western Today 24216 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday Whatcom Tea Party to host five-race candidate forum Wednesday http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/whatcom-tea-party-to-host-five-race-candidate-forum-wednesday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bellingham Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/29/3885086_whatcom-tea-party-to-host-five.html" target="_blank">http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/29/3885086_whatcom-tea-party-to-host-fiv...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Voters can hear from candidates in five local races at the Whatcom Tea Party debate forum Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Building Industry Association of Whatcom County. The free forum will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the BIAWC, 1650 Baker Creek Place in Bellingham. Doors open at 5 p.m. </div> </div> </div> faculty emeritus Robert Thorndike Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:25:05 +0000 Western Today 24214 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday Recognizing outstanding coach of 28 years http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/recognizing-outstanding-coach-of-28-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Western Front </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.westernfrontonline.net/sports/article_ed21278e-4862-11e4-849b-0017a43b2370.html" target="_blank">http://www.westernfrontonline.net/sports/article_ed21278e-4862-11e4-849b-0017a43...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pee Wee Halsell is on his 28th year at Western as head coach for the men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country teams. Halsell is highly regarded for his success as a coach, and has been named coach of the year at the league, district, region and Great Northwest Athletic Conference level multiple times during his years at Western. </div> </div> </div> Athletics cross country recognition staff track and field Pee Wee Halsell Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:23:40 +0000 Western Today 24213 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday WWU’s Richards named GNAC co-Male Athlete of the Week http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/wwu%E2%80%99s-richards-named-gnac-co-male-athlete-of-the-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bellingham Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/29/3885197_wwus-richards-named-gnac-co-male.html" target="_blank">http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/09/29/3885197_wwus-richards-named-gnac-co-m...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Western Washington University’s Nathan Richards has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Cross Country Male co-Athlete of the Week for Sept. 21-27. </div> </div> </div> Athletics awards cross country recognition students Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:14:34 +0000 Western Today 24212 at http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday