Daniel Larner (emeritus, Fairhaven), served as a faculty member for the seventh annual Chuckanut Writers Conference, June 23-24, 2017. Larner gave a workshop on "Developing Material," appeared on a panel entitled "Finding that Unexpected Spark: A Conversation on Unusual Inspiration," and read a scene from his play in progress, "Taking Liberties."
Western Washington University has announced its 2017 Distinguished Alumni & Recognition Award recipients, who will be honored at a ceremony and dinner on May 18 to kick off Western’s Back2Bellingham weekend.
This year, the association honors 13 alumni, a Campus School grad, and a family of 23 who carry on the Western legacy. Each recipient’s commitment to excellence and giving back is apparent and their impacts are felt by many, from those on Western’s campus to foreign countries.
Western Washington University will host a viewing of the film, “Starving the Beast,” from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, May 8 in Academic West 210 (AW 210).
This event, co-sponsored by the Office of Provost, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Woodring College of Education and departments of Anthropology, English and History, is free and open to the public.
Join us for a celebration and lively discussion of immigrant rights and learn about ways to stay active in the resistance to recent policy changes at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 at Whatcom Community College's Syre Center. This is a great opportunity to meet local immigration attorneys and community organizations involved in responding to policies that directly affect the immigrant population.
Night Light, a play for radio by Daniel Larner (Emeritus, Fairhaven), directed by the late Dennis Catrell (Emeritus, Theatre) airs again on KMRE-FM's Community Playhouse April 24 at 8 p.m., April 25 at 10 p.m., May 8 at 8 p.m., and May 9 at 10 p.m. The players are Janice Catrell and Daniel Larner, and the soundscape is by Tim Kraft (staff, Communications Sciences and Disorders). The production is dedicated to the memory of Dennis Catrell. You may tune in to KMRE at 102.3 fm, or click on “listen live” at kmre.org, at any of appointed times.
Fiarhaven College's Hilary Schwandt has published "Contraceptive service provider imposed restrictions to contraceptive access in urban Nigeria" in the journal BMC Health Services Research. The article was co-written with Ilene S. Speizer and Meghan Corroon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Provost & Faculty Senate Spring Awards Ceremony will be Tuesday, April 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Wilson Library Reading Room.
The event honors faculty award recipients for the 2016-2017 academic year, including: