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Presentations March 5 to explain mind-brain-behavior relationships, Fulbright Scholar Program 2015-02-18
Future Woodring Scholars discuss college experiences, plans 2014-11-26
WWU explores collaboration in China, Mongolia 2014-11-25
Shepard, others visit schools in Korea, Japan 2013-07-24
National survey of colleges of education deeply flawed, incomplete

Imagine a new restaurant comes into town. Its goal is to lure away customers who visit existing restaurants in the community. To achieve this goal, they gather the menus of each restaurant. Based nearly exclusively on these menus, they develop a rating scale critical of each restaurant, which is…

Photos: Susan Kincaid retirement reception 2013-06-12
Casey Shillam named director of Western’s bachelor’s degree in nursing program 2013-05-21
WWU's Woodring College reaches out to community partners

Picture this: A university professor teaches a group of 40 students, who are English-language learners, at a local elementary school. Around the children, 20 teachers observe; among them is an expert teacher for the school district who will help them better understand the teaching strategies…

Talks, march, events planned for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The 15th annual MLK Human Rights Conference begins with registration at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Whatcom Community College's Syre Center, with the theme "Gaining a Voice in Democracy: Tools for Empowerment."

Keynote speaker is Francisco Rios, dean of Western…

School tragedy shines light on teachers as everyday heroes

After more than 35 years as a teacher, teacher educator and now the dean of Wooding College of Education at Western Washington University, I listened with sorrow and dismay to the details as they emerged from the terrible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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