Campus News

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:36am

Western Washington University, in partnership with the City of Bellingham, will host the 4th Annual Paint B’ham Blue for WWU on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Over the past four years, the WWU Alumni Association has invested more than $150,000 in the “Paint B'ham Blue for WWU Downtown Lighting Project, which placed 2,600 strands of lights on more than 250 trees downtown, in addition to providing the Western Make Waves banners on the light poles.

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:21am

Enrollment and Student Services and Academic Affairs are partnering to give our incoming first-year students a really unique and new Welcome to Western Student Convocation experience. For those who do not know, Student Convocation is a program for our incoming students to come together, have an official welcome to campus, interact with their peers and those of us that work at Western, and have a special beginning to their collegiate careers.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 4:31pm

The Asia University America Program (AUAP) at Western Washington University will hold a ceremony at 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:59am

WWU Environmental Studies alumna Ava Michael ('18) of Coupeville has been accepted into the Peace Corps in The Gambia and will depart Oct. 7 to begin training as an agroforestry volunteer.

“This is an incredible opportunity to work with people I might never otherwise be able to,” said Michael of her desire to join the Peace Corps.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:38am

'Futureface' book cover imageWestern Washington University has selected the book “Futureface: A Family Mystery, An Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging” by Alex Wagner as this year’s Western Reads text.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:31pm

Open Forums are scheduled for finalists for Executive Director for Budget and Financial Planning position.  See below link for position description, cover letters/resumes, and feedback sheet.  

All Open Forums are from 2-2:30 p.m. in OM 340.

Sept. 18, Bradley Batiuk

Sept. 24, Faye Gallant

Sept. 25, Hall Walker

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 10:55am

Paqui Paredes Méndez has been named ongoing dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) at Western Washington University, Provost Brent Carbajal announced.

Paredes previously was appointed to serve for a two-year term as dean of CHSS. Her new appointment as ongoing CHSS dean was effective as of July 23, 2019.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 10:47am

On Thursday, Sept. 19, Western Libraries will open to the public at 10:30 a.m. This delayed opening is in order to allow as many library employees as possible to participate in Western's annual Fall Convocation events.

Western Libraries intersession hours will continue through Sept. 24. Normal Library hours will resume on Sept. 25. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 9:46am

This coming year we will be celebrating 50 years since Huxley College of the Environment was created as the world’s first interdisciplinary environmental college and we would like you to join us at one of our upcoming events in Seattle and Bellingham to celebrate this milestone.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 9:12am

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