Campus News

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:44pm

A textbook written by former dean of Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment Brad Smith, “Environmental Science: A Study of Interrelationships,” was just released in its 15th printing by McGraw-Hill.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:22am

WWU's Scholarship Center has recently launched the “Passport to Scholarship Success.” Students complete tasks to build scholarship skills AND be entered in a chance to win a $500 scholarship from Western!

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:59am

Jim Johnson, age 75, passed away suddenly at home in Bellingham on Feb. 14.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:52am

Keith Edwards will present “Ending Rape” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.22 in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall at Western Washington University.

This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:57am

Today's Institute for Energy Studies speaker is David Allen:

On Thursday February 8th David Allen was invited by Senator Lisa Murkowski, Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to testify as a witness at that committees hearing “to examine the evolution of energy infrastructure in the US and how lessons learned from the past can inform future opportunities”.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:54am

Notice is hereby given that Western Washington University is proposing amendments to its Washington Administrative Code related to demonstrations and firearms and dangerous weapons.  A public hearing will be held at 12:00 p.m. on March 13, 2018 in Old Main, Room 340 at the Bellingham campus located at 516 High Street. 

The purpose of the hearing is to allow all interested persons an opportunity to present their views, either orally or in writing, on the proposed changes to WAC 516-24-130 and WAC 516-52-020.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:08pm

The Registrar’s Office is hosting a retirement celebration to honor Dixie Doran’s 18 years of service to Western. The celebration will be held in the Old Main Solarium, OM 590, from 1-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28.  Everyone who has known and worked with Dixie over the years is invited to attend. Light refreshments and cake will be provided.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:31am

BELLINGHAM — Erica Meiners, professor of Education and Women’s and Gender Studies at Northeastern Illinois University and Sabina Vaught, professor and Chair of the Department of Education and director of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University, will present “School-Prison Nexus: Building Freedom, Resistance, and Communities” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22 in Fraser Hall 102. They will also be part of a panel at the Bellingham City Council Chambers on Friday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:23am

The university’s strategic planning committee has completed its near 16-month work to develop a new strategic plan.  The Board of Trustees reviewed the plan at its meeting on Feb. 9, and has now directed President Randhawa to develop a framing narrative that explains the context for this plan, how it will serve the educational needs of the state, and help make a stronger case for investment in Western.

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:29pm

With a newly remodeled facility to show off to fans from across the conference, Western Washington University has been selected to host the 2019 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Basketball Championships.

The 2019 tournament will take place March 7-9 in Bellingham with all games being played on WECU Court at Carver Gymnasium. This will mark the first time that WWU has hosted the championship since the conference went to a single-site format in 2012. The conference office made the announcement on Friday from its headquarters in Portland, Ore.