Campus News

Spencer Meyer plays the paino; his eyes are closed and the image is taken from floor level looking up at him

Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 10:57am

Western Washington University’s prestigious Sanford-Hill Piano Series presents Spencer Myer live on stage in the Concert Hall on Friday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Lauded for “superb playing” and “poised, alert musicianship” by The Boston Globe and labeled “definitely a man to watch” by London’s The Independent, American pianist Myer is one of the most respected and sought-after artists on…

Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 9:29am

Last week, ProPublica published a report and database which included data from Western, covering the holdings of Native American ancestral remains in museums and universities across the country and the progress that they have made in repatriating their collections to their rightful Indigenous communities, under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). In its essence…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 8:39am

What’s so special about Special Collections? Come and find out on Thursday, Feb. 2, when Special Collections staff will give an informal tour of this part of Western Libraries. Highlights from the collections will be on display, including many recent acquisitions of rare books, and you will have an opportunity to learn about how Special Collections has grown and changed in recent years to…

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 8:32am

On Thursday and Friday, Jan. 17 and 18, starting at 7:30 a.m., the contractor working on the South College Drive project will be pouring asphalt for a new traffic lane, which may cause delays on South College Drive and Bill McDonald Parkway of up to 15 minutes. The contractor will make every effort to keep delays as short as possible. If possible, use an alternative route to campus.

Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 11:51am

Our memorable December storms are still with us. Increased energy demand from the extended low temperatures and freeze events has caused energy prices in the Western US main hubs to spike, increasing by as much as five-fold. For example, in one local hub, unit prices increased in January from $8 to $45.25. 

This event reminds us of the importance of our energy conservation efforts on…

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 12:05pm

Applications are now being accepted for Diversity and Social Justice Grants, and are due by Feb.17.

On behalf of the University Provost's Office, the Diversity & Social Justice Grants support Western Washington University's strategic goals for the enhancement of equity, inclusion and diversity. The grant will provide resources to actively undertake the…

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 11:58am

The Student Technology Fee (STF) Committee is seeking your ideas for expanding technology access to students. Complete the short Tech Initiatives Abstract form and make your voice heard! All Western students and employees may apply. 

Employee abstracts are due January 13. Student abstracts are due January 20. 

Tech Initiatives make up 12.43 percent of the Student Technology Fee…

Students listen to an instructor at the stern of Western's research vessel; behind them are blue skies and one of the San Juan islands

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 10:31am

Are you interested in studying marine science while at Western? The application deadline to apply to the Marine and Coastal Science (MACS) major at Western is this Sunday, Jan. 15. 

The MACS program is a cohort-based major that immerses students in interdisciplinary marine and coastal science, taking advantage of Western faculty’s expertise in multiple disciplines of marine science and…

A woman dangles out over the edge of a rock ledge; to the left of her are the words" Banff Film Festival World Tour"

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 10:44am

WWU's AS Productions is welcoming the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour back to Bellingham's Mount Baker Theatre on Jan. 19.

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world! Hot on the heels of the Festival that is held every fall in beautiful Banff, Alberta, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival…

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 10:28am

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

Refer to the RSP website for additional information, proposal guidelines, and application forms. 

The deadlines listed below are for the dates that applications (eSign forms) with attached proposal materials are due to RSP (applications are formally submitted on your behalf by your College Dean). Please work with your Department Chair and…