Campus News

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 10:23am

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

Research and Creative Opportunities Student Grant Applications are accepted during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. Please note that decisions are shared with applicants at the end of each quarter, so applicants should plan accordingly. For example, if you plan to complete your project/research during Spring quarter it would be best to apply…

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 9:58am

Social Security produces a monthly publication of articles to share with local media outlets. The February 2023 publication is now available online and includes articles and images related to our programs, services and initiatives.

Please consider publishing these articles and images in your print and digital outlets. For more information about Social Security, please visit www.ssa.gov…

The Counseling and Wellness Center is celebrating the new year with a Dry(ish) January challenge, and it’s not too late to participate!

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 11:51am

The Counseling and Wellness Center is celebrating the new year with a Dry(ish) January challenge, and it’s not too late to participate!

Dry(ish) January is short for going substance-free during the month of January. It’s an opportunity to better understand your relationship with alcohol, cannabis, and other substances. The “ish” means that even if you aren’t substance free every day of…

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 11:17am

Over the course of the 2022-2023 academic year, Western Libraries will be renovating library spaces on the second floor of Haggard Hall to create a physical location for the new Kitto Graduate Student Hub. Once complete, this new space (adjacent to the Student Technology Center) will include focused consultation rooms, flexible seating and study options, and technology to support both in-…

Collage of book covers from presenters at this year's Children's Literature Conference

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 11:09am

The 20th Annual Children's Literature Conference at Western Washington University will host four award-winning authors and illustrators from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023 in the Performing Arts Center.  

Teachers, librarians, and others dedicated to bringing books and children together will convene for a day of eye-opening inspiration and heart-felt community. …

Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 11:23am

All Western Washington University (WWU) employees are invited to the WWU Lunch & Learn series, taking place on the second Tuesday of the month from October-May via Zoom. We are moving these sessions to 11-11:55 a.m. starting in January.

In the second year of Lunch & Learn, we are shifting the focus away from HR and COVID-19 related information and moving towards content…

Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:06am

Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of, and eligible to, receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).

The following employee is eligible to receive shared leave donations:

Ingrid Patrick


The following leave may be donated:  Any amount of vacation that…

Thursday, December 29, 2022 - 8:57am

Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of, and eligible to, receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).

The following employee is eligible to receive shared leave donations:

Ingrid Patrick


The following leave may be donated:  Any amount of vacation that…

Friday, December 9, 2022 - 11:15am

Together we head into December and the beginning of winter, with the holidays, family gatherings, travel, financial pressures, and other challenges (and resulting emotions) that many are trying to navigate during this season. Here are some of the resources offered by our EAP to support you and your family at this time:

EAP webinars: In December, EAP is continuing to offer two 60 minute…

Friday, December 9, 2022 - 10:22am

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory in effect from noon today, Friday, through 10 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday.

Winds are expected from 25 to 35 mph and gusts up to 45 mph.

Please use caution when working outdoors.