WWU to honor Holocaust survivor with genocide studies minor

Students at Western Washington University can minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies with a new program being offered starting this fall quarter, the university announced Wednesday, Sept. 4.

At a promotional event Thursday, Oct. 17, WWU will honor Noémi Ban of Bellingham, who died June 7 at age 96.

Ban survived Nazi persecution and the concentration camps, but her family was murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators.