College of Fine and Performing Arts

One never knows how simple acts can shape a life.

Trumpet and flugelhorn player Kevin Woods, who’s been director of jazz studies at Western Washington University since 2015, remembers making family road trips with music as an important passenger. 

“We only owned two cassette…

Western Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is staging a new play by alum Eryn Elyse McVay. The play runs February 3 through 11 in the DUG Theatre at the Performing Arts Center on Western’s campus.  

Directed by another WWU alum, Kayla Adams, “what the Gods gave me”…

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…

Darkness falls on Western’s campus and in the chill night air, there’s a new sound.

“Hello.”

Between the distant footsteps of late-night walkers and the crunch of leaves and whoosh of wings that comprise the usual evening soundtrack, you hear it. A strange voice, a layered,…

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…

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…

The Western Washington University Honors College invites proposals for not fewer than 24 seminars to be offered during the 2023-2024 academic year. Honors Seminars are junior/senior-level courses and may be on any subject; interdisciplinary proposals are strongly encouraged. Seminars are small,…

WWU also sees gains in Graduate School, Honors College enrollment

 

Recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Washington University’s fall enrollment is showing strong signs of a return to pre-pandemic levels with the largest incoming first-year cohort – 3,225 new…

Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” plays on the Performing Arts Center Mainstage from Oct. 14-16 in a newly imagined production directed by Professor of Theatre and Dance Mark Kuntz, with Romeo and Juliet being played by Western students Gabe Zuniga, Zachary Lewis, Catie Hinson and Jersey…

Western Washington University’s prestigious Sanford-Hill Piano Series returns to live performances with a trio of concerts this academic year. The first pianist is 2017 Cliburn Bronze Medalist Daniel Hsu, who will perform on Oct. 12 in place of Anna Geniushene who was unable to perform because…

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