Campus News

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:03pm

In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), the Office of Sustainability is hosting a viewing of the documentary, PLANETARY, followed by refreshments and dialogue on Tuesday, April 23 from 5-8 p.m.

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 11:11am

Nominations are now being accepted for the Diversity Achievement Award at Western Washington University, which every year recognizes outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion efforts at Western.

The annual award is presented each year at Fall Convocation, and recognizes a staff member, faculty member, student or office that demonstrates outstanding research, programming, leadership, service and/or teaching related to matters of diversity and inclusion. Nominees should meet one or more of the following criteria:

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 11:05am

Hundreds of alumni gathered in Seattle on Saturday, April 6 for an evening of networking and socializing. Graduates of the combined programs of Graphic Design and Visual Communication Education spent an evening reminiscing with old classmates and making new connections. Attendees were also able to talk with alumni in New York City through a simulcasting station. While dominated by Seattle alumni, attendees also included graduates from New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, Portland and Spokane.

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:49am

Top 10 reasons to enroll in Summer Session this year:

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:25am

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin DeRosier, 29, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Wednesday, April 24. Deputy DeRosier was killed in the line of duty on April 13.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:49pm

Western Washington University’s Department of Modern & Classical Languages will host Margaret Gonglewski, an associate professor of German and International Affairs at George Washington University, and Anna Helm, an assistant teaching professor of International Business at George Washington University, for “Consumer Behavior: Exploring Cross-Cultural Factors for Teaching Language and Culture” from 2-5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 in Miller Hall 121.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:47pm

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science Erika McPhee-Shaw will be chairing a prestigious Gordon Research Conference in Manchester, New Hampshire in June.

The Gordon Research Conference in Coastal Ocean Dynamics brings scientists working at the frontier of research to discuss, in depth, all aspects of the most recent advances in the field and to stimulate new directions for research. The conference promotes this groundbreaking discussion by implementing a privacy policy to make sure that researchers feel free to discuss any new information.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 1:43pm

Two new officers – Ben Vandermay and Monte Wallace – were sworn in on Wednesday at WWU University Police.

University Police Chief Darin Rasmussen welcomed the new officers, as well as their friends and family members in attendance for the swearing-in ceremony.

Rich Van Den Hul, vice president for WWU Business and Financial Affairs, the division of which University Police is a part, swore in both officers.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:11pm

Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics will host a lecture titled “12 Million-Dollar Decisions Every Young Investor Should Make” from 4:15-6 p.m. on Friday, April 26 in Communications Facilities 115.

This event is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to register online at

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:04pm

CASAS is hosting the Peer Sexual Health Educators for a special Sexual Assault Awareness Month Hot & Ready workshop Thursday, April 18, in Miller 235 at 4 p.m. Free pizza! Free condoms! Free great information on consent!