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Friday, September 17, 2021 - 12:27pm

Western bike riders of all levels can join WWU Transportation and the Outdoor Center for BikeFest events throughout Welcome Week, with classes starting Monday, Sept. 20, and culminating in a festival and group bike rides Saturday, Sept. 25. The Outdoor Center can provide bikes and helmets to those who need them for classes. Students bringing their own bikes can learn how to check that their bikes are safe to ride.

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Friday, September 17, 2021 - 12:02pm

At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning, a female reportedly approached a woman outside the JJs In and Out at 2219 Douglas Avenue, about two blocks from campus, and threatened her with a handgun. The suspect robbed the store and took the female employee’s purse and fled the scene westbound, away from campus.

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Friday, September 17, 2021 - 10:01am

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University.

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Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 11:31am

Section 10 of the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) provides the following information about faculty professional leave:

Professional leave is granted for the purpose of affording faculty members an opportunity to carry forward research, to improve teaching techniques or methods, or to participate in other creative endeavors which by their nature and scope enable individuals to enhance their contributions to the programs of the University

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Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:01am

Western Libraries Haggard and Wilson buildings reopened to the public on Sept. 16. During open hours, both the Wilson and Haggard sides of the library are accessible via the Haggard Hall library entrance, and the north doors at the Wilson entrance will remain closed for the time being. 

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Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:43am

Faculty & Staff Convocation will be a hybrid event on Friday, Sept. 17 at 8:30 a.m.

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Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 8:06am

Western Washington University is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest for the 22nd year in a row, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report college rankings.   

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 10:20am

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Grant County Sheriff's Deputy Jon Melvin, 60, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Thursday, September 16, 2021. 

 

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 8:47am

Your WWU Alumni Association is celebrating Welcome Week by offering incoming students Paint Kits at our booth in front of Carver Gym on September 20 and 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.!

Join us in welcoming our newest Vikings! https://alumni.wwu.edu/paintbhamblue

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 11:01am

Sue Guenter-Schlesinger, special assistant to the Provost for Education and Development, will retire on Sept. 30 after more than 16 years of service to the university.

“As I reflect on my retirement, it is with a deep sense of appreciation and gratitude that I leave Western. It has been a pleasure and a privilege being able to serve students, faculty, and staff on challenging, yet critically important equal opportunity, discrimination, and inclusion issues," said Guenter-Schlesinger. 

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