General Stories

Published Friday, February 12, 2016 - 11:25am

Western Washington University is working with Northwest Indian College and University of Washington to place and maintain an ocean buoy that will deliver important new data about Bellingham Bay while giving area marine science students experience with scientific data collection.

Published Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:19am

Western Washington University will host Padmaja Suresh, a renowned expert in classical Indian dance, for a performance and lecture on the intersections of dance and the religious philosophy knowns as Tantra at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1 in the Old Main Theater on campus.

This event is free and open to the public.

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 3:48pm

Do you work with an outstanding colleague at Western Washington University? The Western Way program provides the opportunity for faculty and staff to recognize the great efforts of others on campus.

Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 9:10am

For the first time in its history, Western Washington University received more than 10,000 freshman applications for fall. University officials say Western’s reputation for academic excellence and value are important factors drawing students to WWU.

The deadline for freshman applications for fall quarter 2016 was Jan. 31. As of that date, Western had received 10,272 freshman applications for about 2,800 freshman slots for fall quarter, up by over 600 applications from last year and exceeding all previous years’ totals.

Published Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 11:50am

It's Energy Year in Bellingham.

Making that announcement at a festive celebration Wednesday afternoon was Mayor Kelli Linville, who also launched the Bellingham Energy Prize at the event.

The energy prize is a group effort of nine community partners, including Western Washington University; the prize brings energy saving resources together to make it easy to access expert help and take simple steps to save energy.

Published Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:40am

During his long career as a photographer, journalist and co-owner of the Anacortes American, the Whidbey News-Times, and the South Whidbey Record, Wallie V. Funk photographed a diverse and eclectic range of subjects, including several U.S.

Published Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 1:20pm

Western Washington University's Huxley College of the Environment will host Andy Bach and Mitch Friedman on Feb. 10 and 11 on campus for presentations on the Ozette Prairies and Washington's carnivores; both are free and open to the public.

WWU Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Andy Bach will discuss his research exploring the relationship between historical vegetation changes in the Ozette Prairies, Olympic National Park, and human use of this region from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 in the Map Collection (Wilson Library 170) on campus.

Published Monday, February 1, 2016 - 9:15am

Western Washington University Theatre faculty Mark Kuntz and Darren McCroom are traveling to Mexico City with five students in the first week of February to present Suzan-Lori Parks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Topdog/Underdog.”

The production will also have a two-performance run on campus at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 on the Performing Arts Center’s Mainstage.

Tickets are $15, and available at the WWU Ticket Office at (360) 650-6146 or tickets.wwu.edu.

Published Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 10:28am

Do you work with an outstanding colleague at Western Washington University? The Western Way program provides the opportunity for faculty and staff to recognize the great efforts of others on campus.

Published Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 10:32am

What is the difference between "dialogue" and "discussion," and does this distinction matter?

Carmen Werder, director of the Teaching-Learning Academy at Western Libraries, explains that understanding these different modes of communication is a fundamental part of the TLA.

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