Campus News

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:24am

The SmartHealth program is giving away Seahawks tickets!  Two lucky winners will each receive two tickets to the Seattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers game at Century Link Field in Seattle on Dec.4. To be automatically entered into the drawing, eligible PEBB Program subscribers must complete the following steps by September 30, 2016:

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 9:44am

The 13-state  Peace Car tour of the West will include a stop at Western this Friday. The Peace Car is a small, branded smart car (see picture) that travels all over the U.S. for Peace Corps marketing and recruitment purposes; for three years in a row, Western has been the top producer of Peace Corps volunteers in the nation for schools its size. 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 4:17pm

Lot 7G pavement repairs are complete. Storm drainage system and landscaping are installed. The project is on schedule to be finished by the end of the month.


Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 8:50am

Allen Jensen was a member of the faculty of the Department of Art at Western Washington University from 1965 to his retirement in 1997.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 8:46am

Western Washington University Youth Programs kicked off the ninth year of its Grandparents U program on Thursday, July 21.

An intergenerational summer program, Grandparents U invites grandparents and their grandchildren in grades 1-8 to pair up in a non-traditional setting and take a class together. This year, there were 60 participants in the Bellingham program.

The goal of Grandparents U is to provide an opportunity for grandparents and kids to spend more time together rather than just a weekend, Extended Education event coordinator Colleen Jacobson said.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 1:12pm

​Bellingham (WA) Between 1:20 and 2:00 this morning the Bellingham Police received two 911 calls about a bearded man that had assaulted women in the Sehome neighborhood.  On both occasions the assaults were sexually motivated.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 12:18pm

Longtime Western Washington University professor Thomas J. “TJ” Olney, 64, died after a paragliding accident near Samish Overlook on Blanchard Mountain in Skagit County on Wednesday, July 13. Olney was an associate professor of Marketing at Western for the last 30 years and had retired just last month.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:19am

A “topping off” ceremony was held last week to commemorate the substantial completion of the structural steel addition on the south side of Carver. Attendees included campus members as well as the consultants, contractors and tradespeople who are making this long awaited dream a reality. For posterity, the attendees signed a steel beam and watched as it was lifted into place.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:14am

The long-awaited paving of the campus C lots has begun - photos by Ucomm's Jonathan Williams.

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 12:14pm

Opening Convocation for faculty and staff has been set for 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, on the Western Washington University campus.

Complimentary breakfast will begin at 8 a.m., and Opening Convocation will begin at 9:10 a.m.

Convocation will include the presentation of faculty and staff awards and remarks from president Sabah Randhawa, who begins his term Aug. 1.

Reservations are required for breakfast; look for an invitation in August.