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Western’s Jeff Carroll Awarded More than $1.2 Million in Pair of Grants to Research Huntington’s Disease

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:21pm

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured a pair of grants for more than $1.2 million to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

WWU’s Hud Hudson to Discuss the Philosophical Case for the Existence of God June 1 at City Hall

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 9:10am

Hud Hudson, professor of Philosophy at Western Washington University, will give a talk titled “A Critical Evaluation of the Fine-Tuning Argument for the Existence of God” from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, in the Bellingham City Council Chambers.

The lecture is part of the WWU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the City of Bellingham, which is free and open to the public.

Webb has article on 'Life' magazine published in 'Journalism & Communication Monographs'

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:47am

Sheila Webb, a professor in the Department of Journalism at Western Washington University, had her research article on Life magazine, "Creating Life: America’s Most Potent Editorial Force," published in the latest issue of "Journalism & Communication Monographs."

Edward Vajda to Discuss Ket Language May 18

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 9:09am

Western Washington University’s Linguistics Club will host Professor of Linguistics Ed Vajda to discuss the Ket language and his fieldwork in Siberia from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, in Miller Hall Room 152 on the WWU campus.