Campus News

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 11:23am

Western's Psychology Department is recruiting parents and their middle school-aged children (those entering 6th grade, or just finishing, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade) for a study about how parents and children talk about issues of social inequality. 

The study involves having a conversation with your child, as well as filling out several surveys, and completing an interview on the topics of…

Friday, July 22, 2022 - 11:59am

This year’s Washington State Higher Education Building Bridges Technology Conference will take place Aug. 8–12. The conference will start with remote presentations and will then feature over 25 in‑person sessions Aug. 11–12 at the Spokane Convention Center.

Anyone interested in attending can visit the conference site.

Presenters will share accomplishments, lessons learned, and …

Kay Davis stands at the center of WECU Court in Carver.

Friday, July 22, 2022 - 10:17am

Please join WWU Athletics in celebrating the retirement of Kay Davis on Thursday, July 28, in the Hall of Fame Room on the second floor of Carver Gym. Kay has spent more than 11 years at Western, with the last eight as the administrative assistant in the Department of Athletics. Kay has been an integral part of the Western family and is a big part of the success of Athletics with all of her…

Jenn Cook wears a WWU Student Union Staff shirt and smiles in front of a brick background.

Monday, July 18, 2022 - 3:26pm

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) named Western's Club Activities Manager Jenn Cook as the Region Three Advisor of the Year.

Cook won this honor by standing out as an excellent advisor to the Western chapter of NSCS, which works to provide high achieving students with extra scholarship and career connection opportunities.

“I was so honored that they nominated…

Monday, July 18, 2022 - 11:48am

This is a notice that a Labor Condition Application (LCA) has been filed with the Department of Labor by Western Washington University.  Due to the current restrictions, this document is being posted electronically.  Please find details about the LCA here.

Friday, July 15, 2022 - 2:06pm

SmartHealth is sending two eligible employees and a guest to one of the following Seattle Seahawks games:

Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos on September 12, 2022 Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals on October 16, 2022

You must complete your well-being assessment by July 17 to be entered into the drawing.

Don’t delay, there is still time to complete your assessment in the …

Friday, July 1, 2022 - 12:10pm

When Leanna Bowman started working as a front counter clerk for Western’s Registrar’s Office, students stood in line to register for their classes in person.

Now more than 30 years after starting at Western in 1989, Bowman is ready to retire as the IT business analyst for the Registrar’s Office, after serving as front desk supervisor and manager and then on the systems team.

“…

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:25pm

Are you ready for some football?

SmartHealth is sending four eligible PEBB and/or SEBB members to see the Seattle Seahawks!

SmartHealth will hold a random drawing for eligible PEBB and SEBB subscribers who complete their well-being assessment by July 17. Subscribers who have already completed the well-being assessment will automatically be entered into the drawing. Earn an…

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:13pm

Western Washington University awarded 1,765 degrees in spring 2022, and 801 students were placed on the President's List for spring quarter.

Explore all of our spring graduates and their degrees here: https://studentachievement.wwu.edu/graduates

See all of spring's honor roll students here: https://studentachievement.wwu.edu/honor-roll

Ryan Duke, Iris Cohn and Jack Kuntz pose in costume in front of nautical gear near the waterfront.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 11:11am

Bellingham TheatreWorks is bringing to life a new idea for audiences and visitors of Bellingham this summer in partnership with Western Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance. Utilizing the Port of Bellingham’s newest creation, the Fishermen’s Pavilion located in Zuanich Point Park, the nonprofit theatre company's goal is to produce a musical there every summer, inspired by…