Campus News

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…

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 12:49pm

Results are now available for Off Campus Living's latest landlord survey, so students looking to rent can see what their classmates have to say about local landlords.

This yearly survey collects feedback from Western students and employees, with the aim of helping students make better informed decisions about their choice in rentals. The results of this survey provide insight on…

Friday, May 6, 2022 - 12:38pm

ASWWU Elections are fast approaching, and the filing deadline for all AS Executive Board and Senate Positions has been extended to Sunday, May 15, at 4 p.m.

These positions are essential for student representation, and it is critical to fill these positions with capable student leaders who can represent and advocate for Western students.

Filing for both the ASWWU Executive…

Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 5:26pm

The policy below posted for 30-day campus review from May 5-June 4, 2022.



POL-U5710.02 -Administering Institutional Space

This policy was reviewed by groups and individuals across campus and revised to reflect their input. A 30-day comment period is required prior to the final draft review by the University Policy and Rules Review…

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 10:27am

The Social Security Administration is providing a free workshop to Western employees on Wednesday, May 18, from 10-11 a.m.

This workshop, Social Security 101: Everything You Wanted to Know, will be on Zoom. The material presented will be most relevant to employees who are nearing retirement and will be collecting Social Security and/or enrolling in Medicare in the next…

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 9:04am

May and June Drupal Training Sessions Available

Are you new to editing a Drupal site? Or are you a current Drupal user that wants to improve your editing game? There are Beginning Drupal training sessions in May and June:

Wednesday May 25, 2 - 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 9 - 11 a.m. Wednesday June 8, 9 - 11 a.m.

Learn more and reserve your spot at the Beginning Drupal training…

Heino Hulsey-Vincent stands in a lab with beakers in the background
An image of the roundworms Heino Hulsey-Vincent uses for his research

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 4:39pm

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at Western? Go to Gaia, the university's online journal of research, discovery and scholarship, and…