Window 37: Munro's legacy, digital security, dance and trees

Submitted by Western Today on Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:36am

Episode 37 of the Western Window television show features an interview with Western alumnus and longtime Washington Secretary of State Ralph Munro. Floyd McKay, an emeritus professor of journalism at Western, chats with Munro about his time on campus, his life in state government and the legacy he has helped foster in both Olympia and Bellingham.

The episode also takes a look at Western's arborists and their work to keep Western's myriad trees in top shape.

Other segments:

  • High School Dancers Take the Stage: The WWU High School Dance Festival hosts regional high school students and faculty to experience what a Dance program is like on a college campus; the days of classes and workshops culminate with a public performance on the WWU mainstage.
  • Collaboration, Education, and Digital Security: A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation has led to a collaboration between WWU, the University of Washington, Whatcom Community College, and Bellingham Technical College aims to place more community college graduates directly into four-year degree programs in the burgeoning and much-needed field of cybersecurity.
  • Coming Back to Bellingham: Each spring, Western’s Back to Bellingham celebration brings more than 7,000 alumni, parents, students and community members back to campus for a weekend-long celebration of all things WWU.