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Biology Department
Western Washington University
Office: BI 305
Phone: 650-7337
E-mail: janice.lapsansky@wwu.edu

“The master in the art to living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both.” ~James A. Michener, attributed

Fall 2015 Office Hours: (please sign-up at my office to reserve a time) Updated 9/1/15

Monday 1-2 & Wednesday 11-12, and by appointment.

Brown-bag lunch Janice: 11:30-12:30 every Tuesday in the AIC Skybridge!

My Schedule for Fall Quarter 2015 (Requires Adobe Acrobat)

Biology Building Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday, 7 am to 9 pm
  • Friday, 7 am to 6 pm
  • Weekends & Holidays, 8 am to 8 pm

    The Biology Office, BI 315 is open:

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30pm; closed 12-1 for lunch
  • Student Services:
    Reasonable accommodation for persons with documented disabilities should be established within the first week of class and arranged through this link to Disability Resources for Students, via telephone 650-3083, or email at drs@wwu.edu. Western encourages students to seek assistance and support at the onset of an illness, difficulty, or crisis.

  • In the case of a medical concern or question, please contact the Student Health Center: 650-3400
  • In the case of an emotional or psychological concern or question, contact the Counseling Center: 650-3400
  • In the case of a health and safety concern, please contact the University Police: 650-3555
  • In the case of a family or personal crisis or emergency, please contact the Dean of Students: 650-3775
  • Integrity:

    As a community, Western is committed to integrity in all aspects of academic and campus life. An excellent resource for guiding students is Western’s newly created Integrity website. I also encourage you to review this information about Academic Integrity and Plagiarism, because "I didn't know" is no defense!

    Use this Plagiarism Self-Test to help you recognize different forms of sentence-level plagiarism.

    Personal Stuff:

    Tracy Arm Fjord Near Juneau, Alaska

    Kids, hammin' it up - #familywedding

    Peregrine grins - Falconry is a big part of our family

    ... and so is soccer

    ... and so are our animals

    Whatcom County Fire District # 17. Providing fire and rescue service in our community.



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