15-16: Curriculum

Finals this spring has meant something totally different for 16 students in Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment Disaster Risk Reduction minor.

Instead of exams or presentations, they are working around the clock for 36 hours in Whatcom County’s…

Tatiane Simons circled the date on her calendar a while back; Saturday, June 11, 2016. A deep breath, then a sigh of mixed relief and anticipation slipping between her lips as she lowered her marker. With a sense of pride, a feeling of humility, and a dash of ambition, she and eight classmates…

Students enrolled in the Campus Sustainability Planning Studio class at Western Washington University presented their projects Wednesday morning, June 1, in the Viking Union. The students have been working on projects aimed at advance Western's campus in the area of sustainability…

Western Washington University Center at Olympic College in Poulsbo has announced a significant milestone with its first graduating class from its College of Business and Economics (CBE) Business Administration bachelor’s degree program.

On June 11, the University will confer…

Next year, students at Western Washington University will help the city of Edmonds become more sustainable. The work will be done through Western’s new Sustainable Cities Partnership program.

The program matches courses at Western to issues facing a city as the…

Western Reads has chosen Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me,” winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction, as its 2016-17 Western Reads book.

Western Reads is a campus-wide reading program designed to promote intellectual engagement, community and conversation among…

Under the theme “Inquiry-based Learning,” this year's Innovative Teaching Showcase features instructors who guide and mentor students via well-crafted learning experiences where students work actively to make meaning of course content. The new showcase publication includes written instructor…

Students in the Art 372 Color Photography class have an installation in place in front of the Fine Arts building on the Western Washington University campus.

The installation, titled "FRONT/BACK," is designed to push the boundaries between the two dimensional…

Community college is often hailed as a great way to begin a four-year bachelor’s degree because community colleges charge less in tuition, classes are smaller than at a large public university, and there are lots of two-year schools to choose from. In Washington, for example, there are 34…

The Council on International Exchange, a Western Washington University-affiliated study abroad partner, awarded $76,000 in grants to WWU students to study abroad in fall 2016. The grants were in support of the Institute of International Education Generation Study Abroad initiative.…

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