Campus News

Poster for the documentary film "Hostile" shows two people sitting on a park bench

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:46am

Assistant Professor Regina Jefferies, a faculty member of the Law, Diversity and Justice Program in Western's Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, will moderate a Q&A on Monday, Oct. 10 as part of the Pickford Cinema's "Doctober" film festival.

Jefferies will lead the discussion with the audience and Sonita Gale, the director of the acclaimed documentary film "Hostile,"…

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:09am

Bright orange courtesy notices are appearing on cars parked illegally on streets bordering Western’s campus.

Beginning Oct. 5, University Police will begin ticketing cars that are parked illegally, especially when the cars create a safety hazard.

Cars parked illegally near or in crosswalks and in No Parking Zones have made it difficult for drivers and pedestrians to see clearly…

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 10:17am

Please join President Sabah Randhawa and the President’s Cabinet, in partnership with Budget and Financial Planning, for the Fall Strategic Budgeting Forum from 1:30-3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 in the Viking Union MPR and on Zoom.  

With each Strategic Budgeting Forum, we hope to bring clarity and transparency to the university budgeting process, including an understanding of the…

Steve Card at a podium at last year's Viking Night

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 9:49am

Western Washington University Director of Athletics Steve Card will retire in June 2023 after 33 years of dedicated service to the University.  

Card has served in a variety of capacities in Athletics, beginning as an award-winning golf coach, and ultimately rising to director of Athletics, a role he has filled for the last 10 years after the retirement of Lynda Goodrich. 

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 9:02am

Ubuntu is a Xshoa word that means I am because we are. The individual is a collective of the whole. We thrive when our community thrives. Unified, together, as a community, we achieve success.

Community is that sacred place where we make space for each other. Where we support and help each other. Where everyone belongs, where everyone is welcomed, and we are all united.

It is…

Friday, September 23, 2022 - 9:52am

Guy Occhiogrosso, president and CEO of the Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, is the new co-chair of Western Washington University’s Career Center Advisory Board. 

“The connection between our education systems and our employers has never been more important than during this post-pandemic workforce crisis we are currently experiencing. It is my hope that we can employ as many WWU…

Amy Kozak stands on stage to accept her Rising Star award at the Association of College & University Auditors conference Sept. 13.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 3:35pm

Amy Kozak, the executive director of Audit & Consulting Services, has received the Association of College & University Auditors (ACUA) Rising Star Award and was recognized during the ACUA conference on Sept. 13, 2022. The award’s purpose is to spotlight and recognize those with the commitment to positively impact the higher education audit profession. The prestigious award recognizes…

The San Javier Mission in Todos Santos, Mexico

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 11:16am

Looking for an opportunity to get Multilingual Education credits as you immerse yourself in another culture?

Western's winter quarter 2023 Global Learning Course in Baja California Sur, Mexico, is accepting applications now! This 15-credit course includes seven weeks in communities around Todos Santos, Mexico, where students will explore the region through cultural, educational and…

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:49am

This year marks the 22nd year of the Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies World Issues Forum (WIF), Western’s human rights and global justice speaker series. The WIF challenges students, faculty, staff, and community members to be active and engaged global citizens. Distinguished guest speakers address urgent global justice topics including planetary survival, decolonization and anti…

Monday, September 19, 2022 - 11:36am

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs invites faculty, staff, and students to join us in recognizing Janai Symons' years of service to Western. We will be gathering at Twin Sister’s Brewery (500 Carolina St) at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6.

Janai worked at Western for over 20 years in a number of roles, for the last decade or so as a Research Compliance Officer in the Research…