Welcome to Wisrville!

Wisrville.org is an internet publishing site created to be a collaborative voice for the progressive community.

Our focus is multiculturalism, intellectual inquiry and social activism.

This is the site for recent news about the WISR community, announcements of upcoming events, online learning content, and blogs hosted by WISR students, faculty, alumni and friend—on topics related to progressive social change, alternative and innovative higher education and adult learning, participatory action-research, multiculturality and community improvement efforts.

Wisrville is a project of the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR) [ http://www.wisr.edu ]
WISR offers individualized BA, MA and EdD programs for working adults.

Membership in Wisrville is free for learners currently enrolled in the Wisr.edu Learning Community. Membership and Hosting services are available to everyone else for a nominal fee.
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This site also publicizes upcoming events and recent news for the WISR community of students, alumni, faculty, and friends and colleagues.

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Go to http://www.wisr.edu/hot-news/  for the latest seminar announcements.

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 The Western Institute for Social Research (WISR – pronounced “wiser”) offers individualized BS, MS and EdD degree programs for working adults living in the Bay Area, throughout the US and around the world. Tuition is an affordable $625/month, our MS in Psychology leads to the State MFT and LPCC licenses, and students may design interdisciplinary and tailored-made […]

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Recent Posts

“An eye for an eye would only leave the whole world blind”.  (Mahatma Gandhi) In the aftermath of the terrors at the April 15th, Patriot’s D
“In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost”   (Inferno, Dante Alighieri, c.12
“New Pope: The Most Corrupt Vatican Since the Borgias” (Matthew Fox, Theologian and author of, The Pope’s War ) There is a lot happening in L
You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. (Pablo Neruda) Most of us here in the USA don’t study much about history, not
“ No nuclear accident ever really ends except perhaps in geological time frames. The waste and mutagenic harm remain the legacy of the greed and hub
“We used to think agriculture gave rise to cities and later to writing, art and religion. Now the world’s oldest temple suggests the urge to worsh
A recent article in the Miami Herald tells of the a story for Black History month, on the "Legacy of Overtown." Overtown is the home community in Mia
You guys burnt the place down, turned it into a single column of flame. More people died there in the firestorm, in that one big flame, than died in H
The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions; a statistic. (Joseph Stalin) February 2nd, 2013 marks the 70th anniversary of the Battle
Monsters exist, but they are too few in numbers to be truly dangerous…More dangerous are the functionaries ready to believe and act without asking q

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Latest Seminars

 

Go to http://www.wisr.edu/hot-news/  for the latest seminar announcements.

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OCTOBER 2015 SEMINARS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 The Western Institute for Social Research (WISR – pronounced “wiser”) offers individualized BS, MS and EdD degree programs for working adults living in the Bay Area, throughout the US and around the world. Tuition is an affordable $625/month, our MS in Psychology leads to the State MFT and LPCC licenses, and students may design interdisciplinary and tailored-made […]

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September 2015 Seminars & Announcements

 

Look for updates to this flyer monthly online: http://www.wisr.edu/hot-news/ Find us on Facebook!   INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR(S) are a way for WISR students to learn about core subjects of social change, writing, multiculturalism, adult/higher education, community leadership and social action-research. Community members are welcome to participate as well. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ MONTHLY INTERDISCIPLINARY REFLECTION AND DISCUSSION SEMINAR ***Students are strongly requested to participate […]

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AUGUST SEMINARS, EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

The Western Institute for Social Research (WISR – pronounced “wiser”) offers individualized BS, MS and EdD degree programs for working adults living in the Bay Area, throughout the US and around the world. Tuition is an affordable $625/month, our MS in Psychology leads to the State MFT and LPCC licenses, and students may design interdisciplinary and tailored-made […]

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SEMINARS, EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY, 2015

 

 Western Institute for Social Research is located at  2930 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 300, Berkeley, CA  94705 (510) 655-2830 www.wisr.edu  Look for updates to this flyer monthly online with downloadable pdf flyers at http://www.wisr.edu/hot-news/ and find us on Facebook. INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR(S) are a way for WISR students to learn about core subjects of social change, writing, multiculturalism, adult/higher education, community leadership and social action-research. […]

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