Campus News

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 2:09pm

The BRAVE program at Western Washington University is partnering with the B Gallery to present its second annual Winter Art Show, opening Feb. 15.

This year's theme is "vitality." The WWU community is encouraged to bring a variety of perspectives and approaches surrounding the theme; the deadline for submissions is Jan. 25.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:59pm

After 31 years, Susan Frisbie is retiring from Western Washington University and the Engineering and Design Department.

The Western community is invited to a reception on from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in Ross Engineering Technology Room 321.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:45pm

Barbara Lewis, procurement and supply specialist for Business Services at Western Washington University, is leaving Western after more than seven years of service. She has accepted a position at Louisiana State University as assistant director of procurement and property management.

A farewell reception will be held in her honor from noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 17 in the Purchasing Department at 32nd Street. All are welcome to stop by for cake and to wish Barbara farewell.

For more information, contact Sherri Nelson at 360-650-4478.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:30pm

Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of and eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).

The following employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations:

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:25pm

Nearly five months after passing the biennial operating and capital budgets, the Legislature convened in Olympia last week for Committee Days, and Western was invited to participate in multiple events.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:13pm

In a project called “Art Drop,” Western Washington University Art students have taken over the art vending machine, formally called the “B-Machine.” The students wanted to explore how an artist might know what “selling out” is if the artist never made anything that can be sold? Each student is hand-crafting small artwork to be purchased for the machine.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 11:50am

To date, the Office of Facilities Development and Capital Budget has registered 87 minor works capital project requests.

The minor capital request process continues as follows:

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 11:48am

In consideration of acquiring a new suite of talent management tools at Western Washington University, Human Resources is holding vendor demonstrations Dec. 3 and 7.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 11:37am

Western Libraries will again be joined by members of the Canines on Campus registered therapy animal program, formerly known as Pet Partners, from Nov. 30 through Dec. 10. Stop by the library to say hi or de-stress when in need of a break from studying for finals, working on projects, or writing those last few papers.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:33am

[ Editor's note: This obituary first appeared online on the website for Sig's Funeral and Cremation Services. It is repeated here verbatim. ]

Our dear husband, father, son, brother, friend, and WWU faculty colleague, Paul Anthony Storer, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in his Bellingham, Washington home on Saturday, November 28, 2015. He was 55 years old.