This Week@WesternU 
June 7-11, 2021
Torres Announces $895K for WesternU research and training

U.S. Rep. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) announced two grants totaling $895,522. The funding will support a comprehensive Behavioral Health Training Center at WesternU’s College of Graduate Nursing (CGN) and research on heart and vascular diseases.

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Website redesign

Over this past year, Public Affairs & Marketing has been working with representatives from colleges/units to update WesternU’s public-facing website with a new design, intuitive navigation, and updated content. We still have much work to do, and we will be working to push Phase 1 changes live this summer (in July).
Learn more about the website redesign project HERE.
Please give us your feedback on the new website design HERE.
June Student Spotlight

College of Dental Medicine student Andy Tawfik talks about how dentistry is evolving amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the most rewarding aspects of working on patients in the California Dental Association's Student Spotlight.

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Documentary featuring WesternU leaders set to premiere

WesternU faculty and administrators are featured in "The Healthcare Cure," a documentary examining how to fix a broken health care system. The film is scheduled to premiere at the Sedona International Film Festival June 17, 2021.

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Virtual magic show

Mind blowing sleight of hand and audience participation featuring Dennis Watkins. 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Deadline to register is June 15, registration fee of $10 non-refundable.

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The Pumerantz Library Summer Hours

Library service summer hours have begun. Remote service hours are:

7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday
Closed Sunday
Curbside Service Summer Hours
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday–Wednesday 
Please visit our website for 24/7 access to digital resources.
Please welcome the following recent hires to WesternU:

COMP-Northwest: Irisa Arney, Assistant Professor, Anatomy
Sarah Wolff, Student Research Coordinator for Clinical Research Rotations
CHS: Jeremiah Samson, Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy-Oregon
Michael Falcon, Instructor/Doctoral Capstone Director, Doctor of Occupational Therapy-Oregon
University Financial Services & Treasury: Jennifer Cherry, Accounts Payable Assistant
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