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Astrid Willis standing under a tree in the Old Main lawn

Astrid Willis, they/them, is a Master's In Teaching student with a double major in History and Political Science, as well as an endorsement in Social Studies. Astrid is committed to creating an inclusive and just classroom environment.

Read more about Meet Astrid Willis, a Master's In Teaching student
Dr. Aaron Perzigian stands in front of Miller Hall

The book explores the intersection of special education and multiculturalism in the classroom, emphasizing the importance of culturally relevant pedagogy and providing readers with linguistically sustainable methods of building relationships.

Read more about Woodring Professor Dr. Aaron Perzigian Publishes Book
Bill Lonneman sitting on the concrete railing outside of Miller Hall in WWU Red Square

Dr. Bill Lonneman, the Director of the Nursing program, will retire this summer after seven years of teaching courses in Social Justice and Healthcare, Health Policy and Leadership, and Community and Population Health.

Read more about An Interview With Bill Lonneman, Director of Nursing
Woodring Students at Graduation

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Give to the Trula Nicholas Memorial Fund

Trula Morehead Nicholas, an associate professor in Woodring’s Human Services Program, passed away peacefully at her home in Bellingham on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.

Trula had a passionate and undying commitment to the pursuit of social justice and to the building of community through collaboration with others, and the purpose of this fund in her name is to support collaborative projects that reflect the spirit of the projects that she worked on during her lifetime.

Learn more about the fund