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Published Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 4:52pm

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2019-20 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

The Outstanding Graduates from the College of Science and Engineering include: 

Published Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 12:14pm

Senior Marine Scientist Suzanne Strom of Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center has received $182,413 to buy new scientific equipment for the WWU laboratory in Anacortes.  

The grant comes from a program at the National Science Foundation called Improvements to Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories (FSMLs), which aims to fund facilities focused on research and education conducted in natural habitats.  

Published Monday, July 13, 2020 - 10:57am

John Bower has been hired for a one-year, fixed-term term appointment as Dean of Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Western Washington University, Provost Brent Carbajal announced today.

Bower will start in his new job on Aug. 10, 2020. He follows Fairhaven College Dean Jack Herring, who will be serving in a new role at Western as vice provost for Undergraduate Education.

Published Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 5:53pm

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2019-20 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

The Outstanding Graduates from the College of Fine and Performing Arts include: 

Published Friday, July 10, 2020 - 4:21pm

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2019-20 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

The Outstanding Graduates from the College of Business and Economics include: 

Published Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 12:01pm

Presidential Scholars are selected by six colleges in recognition for their exceptional scholarship and service to the university and their communities. 

The 2019-20 Presidential Scholars include: 

Ray Garcia

College of Social Science and Humanities
Outstanding Graduate, Journalism

Published Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 1:37pm

Western Washington University’s original production of “#HereToo – WWU,” a company-created play drawn largely from interviews with young activists confronting the gun violence epidemic in America, has won three awards from the Kennedy Center.  

The awards received were the Citizen Artist Award, Distinguished Company-Generated or Devised Work, and Outstanding Lead Devisers of a Company-Generated Work.  

Published Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 4:49pm

The Summer Noon Concert Series is still on, starting NEXT WEEK! This year, we will broadcasting live from the Facebook page. Each band will be live streaming from their homes or will have a pre-recorded session that will be broadcast just for us on that page.

If you don’t have a Facebook account, you can also view the concert on the Associated Students website!

What: Summer Noon Concert Series

Published Friday, June 19, 2020 - 12:43pm

A book titled "Reporting on Race in a Digital Era” by Carolyn Nielsen, Western Washington University professor of Journalism, has been published by Palgrave MacMillan.

Published Friday, June 12, 2020 - 2:00pm

Western’s Board of Trustees approved a historic resolution affirming that Black lives matter at its June 12 meeting following an impassioned discussion in which board members, administrative and student leaders shared their own personal stories of frustration, sadness, anger and impatience with the nation’s and the university’s response to systemic anti-Black racism.

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