14-15: Building the Campus

For Lance McIntosh (’83), soccer has proved to be a sport with…

 A major renovation of Western Washington University's Carver Academic Facility is beginning and will revitalize the aging campus building.

The Washington State Legislature, as part of the 2015-2017 state capital budget, approved $70 million in funding for the project.

Western Washington University opened its new downtown office in Bellingham's historic Herald Building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 19. The move will better connect the university with the downtown, alumni and the entire local community.

“There's a saying that…

Spring commencement has finished and summer construction has begun. Here's a look at what's currently underway. For more projects taking place this summer, visit the website for the Office of Facilities Development and Capital Budget.

Residence Hall Renovations

From June 15…

Starting this fall, a permit will be required to park in Western Washington University's Lincoln Creek Transportation Center. The permit will be free for the 2015-16 school year as the lot transitions to a permit system. Starting with the 2016-17 school year, the lot may have a minimal fee…

The Print & Copy Center in Haggard Hall Room 110 on Western Washington University's Bellingham campus will be closed the week of June 15 through June 19 for extensive renovations to the ventilation system. Facilities Management will be working on redirecting and improving the ventilation…

Earlier this spring, the power in Arntzen Hall was temporarily connected to the Ross Engineering Technology building until a transformer to replace the antiquated one in Arntzen Hall could be delivered.

The new transformer is now scheduled to arrive in early June; preparations will begin…

The planned upcoming renovation of the Carver Academic Facility is displacing more than just people. The landscaping around the building will be impacted by the construction, too.

In recognition of that, groundskeepers at Western are moving what they can, including this variegated tulip…

The renovation of Carver Academic will begin in earnest soon. The facility will be closed to the public after Commencement, June 13th and will be under construction for approximately 18 months. Future locations of programs/events currently held in Carver are being determined, including the very…

When asked his legacy from 29 years of working at Western Washington University, Bill Managan, assistant director of operations for facilities management, simply smiles. “Trashcans,” he says.

“[The old trashcans] were a pre-cast cement with a steel lining that you had to…

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