In the Media

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:46am
The Bellingham Herald
Langley J. West, who founded the festival in 2012 with Western Washington University graduates Gary Washington and Avielle Heath, said in a 2012 opinion piece in The Bellingham Herald that “Bleedingham provides an arena for low-budget filmmakers to practice their skills, show the results and be rewarded for exceptional effort.”
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:45am
The Bellingham Herald
Travis Bundy, who lives in Auburn, owns and operates Creator’s Edge Press, an indie comic company. He’s also a writer and artist for two of his company’s releases, “Jeff” and “Billy Love Nibbles.” Bundy attended Western Washington University from 1996 to 1999 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and illustration. He has attended all of the Bellingham ComiCons. “I’ve been drawing since I was old enough to hold a crayon,” says Bundy.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:21am
WWU Athletics
The No. 2 Western Washington University Women's Soccer team overcame a 2-0 halftime deficit to pull off a 3-2 comeback victory over Saint Martin's Tuesday afternoon in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference contest. Freshman forward Gabriela Pelogi (Federal Way, WA) scored a pair of second-half goals and senior forward Catherine Miles (Anacortes, WA) scored the eventual game-winning goal in the 79th-minute to give the Vikings the 3-2 victory.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:20am
WWU Athletics
THE WEEK AHEAD…the Western Washington Men’s Soccer team closes out the home portion of their schedule this week with a pair of matches at Harrington Field…hosts the University of Mary (3-9-1 overall, 2-7-0 GNAC) Thursday at 4 pm and Montana State Billings (7-3-3 overall, 5-2-2 GNAC) Saturday at 7 pm.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 11:43am
The Herald Business Journal
Kati Johnson, the associate director of WWU's MBA program, said the part-time program attracts students from a variety of backgrounds. “They're all working professionals that are embedded in their organizations,” Johnson said. “They're already in a mid-management type role and are looking to take that next step.”
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 10:28am
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal
Western Washington University on the Peninsulas will host environmental economist Yoram Bauman as part of its Western Lecture Series at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26 at the WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo, Room 105.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:26am
The Bellingham Herald
Former longtime Whatcom Community College President Harold Heiner died Saturday, Oct. 17, at the age of 76 after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. Heiner was instrumental in creating a central campus for WCC during his 24 years as president. Family and former colleagues say he will be remembered for his compassion toward students.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:14am
The Bellingham Herald
The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) and Western Washington University’s Compass 2 Campus Program will host “An Evening of Light” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Western Performing Arts Center. The free event open to everyone features Melissa Rice, a Western professor and a science team member of the NASA Mars Curiosity Rover vehicle, discussing how light is used to search for life and to study the ancient history of Mars. The event will be attended by other professionals in STEM fields, and will include a laser show and free souvenirs. Get tickets by calling the Western performing arts center box office at 360-650-6146.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 9:29am
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A graduate of Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, and a professor at Northwood University, Midland, MI, are the winners of 2015 Excellence in Lean Accounting Awards from the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI). The awards were presented to Patricia Hart Timm PhD, CPA, associate professor, interim academic dean, and accounting chair, at Northwood and Amy Shaw, who graduated from Western Washington with a double major in Accounting and Operations Management in June of 2014. She expects to receive her Certified Public Accountant’s license by the end of 2015.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 9:28am
Western Washington University middle blocker Kayleigh Harper has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for October 12-18. Harper finished with 10 blocks and added 21 kills with a .408 hitting percentage to lead the Vikings in road wins at No. 10 Alaska Anchorage and Alaska, their 15th and 16th wins in a row. She enters the week ranked second in the GNAC and No. 6 in Division II with 1.37 blocks per set.