Campus News

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 9:09am

Have you forgotten what in-person job fairs are like, or wondering what they are?  The Career Services Center is hosting an IN-PERSON Just in Time Job Fair in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room on Wednesday, May 25, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 

There’s something for everyone at this free event, which is open to students of all class levels, declared or undeclared majors, and alumni. Students…

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 8:36am

At Western, everyone should be able to learn, work, and make waves. We can make this part of our daily work and learning by continuing to work toward inclusive digital spaces for Western’s students, staff, faculty, and community members. Join Western and the global community in this effort by celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 19. 

What is GAAD? 


Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 11:42am

Western Libraries has finalized the outcomes of the 2021-22 subscription review process. These changes, which will take effect on January 1, 2023, are part of an ongoing effort to ensure that the university’s subscriptions portfolio remains dynamic and relevant. 

During this past winter quarter, the Libraries shared a list of 59 existing subscriptions under review and 18 new…

An octopus sculpture sits outside the entrance to the SEA Discovery Center.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 2:08pm

Western Washington University announces the reopening of its free public aquarium, SEA Discovery Center, located at 18473 Front St., Poulsbo. on Friday, May 20 after a two-year closure due to the pandemic. 

Holding over 6,000 gallons of water in a variety of aquarium exhibits, SEA Discovery Center provides an interactive and educational experience for all ages and featuring animals…

John Waters poses with his hand to his chin wearing sunglasses.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:26pm

Baltimore-born filmmaker, writer, actor and artist John Waters will be coming to the Western campus to perform his one-man show, “False Negative”, on Saturday, May 21, on the PAC Mainstage. The event will begin at 7 p.m., and the doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The show will be followed by a Q&A with the pioneering creator and a screening of Waters’ film “Pink Flamingos.”


Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:00pm

Western is starting the process of selecting its next Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety. Vice President of Business & Financial Affairs Joyce Lopes has formed a search committee and engaged an outside consultant to identify, recruit, and interview candidates over the next few months. The search committee will invite semi-finalists for on-campus interviews in October, and will…

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 4:34pm

Dear Western Community,
As you undoubtedly know, this weekend in a neighborhood supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., an 18-year-old gunman shot 13 people, killing 10 of them. Eleven of his victims were Black. The gunman responsible for this latest mass shooting in America spent months meticulously planning his attack and posted a racist manifesto online, the content of which makes clear…

Friday, May 13, 2022 - 1:23pm

The policy on  Developing, Maintaining and Cancelling University Policies been approved and is effective May 10, 2022. Learn more about the new policy here.

Friday, May 13, 2022 - 11:59am

Scholars Week, an annual celebration showcasing the best research and creative work by WWU students, returns to in-person events in 2022, including a new category highlighting collaborations by faculty and their students.

This year’s Scholars Showcase features the return of the Poster Session — the centerpiece event held in Carver Gym on Wednesday, May 18 — highlighting outstanding…

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 12:37pm

Washington Legislative Internship recruiters Leo O’Leary and Louis Lindstrom will be visiting Western's campus on Monday, May 16, and Tuesday, May 17, to talk to students about the 2023 WA Legislative Internship Program.  You can learn more about the program on the Washington State Legislature website or by watching a short video about the program.

This amazing opportunity is open to…