News Releases

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 10:18am

Are you a WWU student looking for job or internship opportunities? Meet with dozens of employers who want to connect with students of all majors and class levels interested in learning about environmental, sustainability or energy career options at the WWU Career & Internship Fair taking place on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 4-6:30 p.m. in the MAC Gym (Wade King Recreation Center).



The…

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 9:45am

Rayson Alex, Fulbright Scholar in residence at Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies during the fall quarter and the first part of winter quarter, says that the common denominator of his experience at Western has been “community.” 



Alex, whose teaches courses in the environmental humanities at his home institution, BITS-Pilani/K. K. Birla Goa Campus in Goa, India, is the…

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 10:50am

In this week's Research Recap, we have have three graduate students from three different colleges at Western, each sharing their important work. For in-depth stories on research at Western, go to Gaia, the university's online journal of research and scholarship, at https://medium.com/gaia-wwu, and follow @WWUResearch on Twitter.



Miguel Gonzalez Ramirez -  Master's in Teaching

Miguel…

Monday, January 30, 2023 - 8:27am

Caity Scott (they/them), a recent graduate of Western’s MFA in Creative Writing program, was recently announced as the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) and ProQuest winner for Distinguished Master’s Thesis and/or Final Master’s Capstone Project Award in the Creative, Visual, and Performing Arts for their student project, a horror computer game called "Bitter Roots."  As the…

Friday, January 27, 2023 - 8:23am

Computer science: It’s a vast field with endless areas for specialization, an enormous range of career options, and an abundance of well-paying, varied jobs. With a computer science degree, doors open on a diversity of opportunities. 



But the diversity of opportunities for computer scientists stands in stark contrast with a lack of diversity in a demographic sense—the field is…

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 10:55am

Are you a WWU student looking for job or internship opportunities? Meet with dozens of employers who want to connect with students of all majors and class levels at the All Industries and Majors Career & Internship Fair on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. This free event provides an opportunity for you to learn about employers, get hired, or…

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 10:01am

Western Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is staging a new play by alum Eryn Elyse McVay. The play runs February 3 through 11 in the DUG Theatre at the Performing Arts Center on Western’s campus.  



Directed by another WWU alum, Kayla Adams, “what the Gods gave me” takes place miles from any civilization, on a barren stretch of cold wilderness at Nevermoore Inn:…

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 11:37am

A celebration for the 2022 Western Washington University National Champion Women’s Soccer Team will be held during the Thursday, Jan. 26 men’s basketball game in Carver Gym.



WWU students, faculty and staff will be offered free admission to recognize and celebrate WWU’s 12th and latest team national champion. The Vikings captured the 2022 NCAA Division II National Championship with a 2-…

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 11:16am

The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce it is resuming “Libations with a Linguist.” Faculty from Western’s Linguistics Department organize these community round-table discussions once a quarter.  These talks are free and open to the public of all ages.



Our next "Libations With a Linguist" event is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 2from 6-8 p.m. at Ponderosa, located at 1225…

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 11:09am

WWU alumna Nora Selander has been hired as the new director of Government Relations at Western Washington University.



Selander replaces Becca Kenna-Schenk, who became the Chief of Staff to WWU President Sabah Randhawa last fall.



“This university is an incredibly special place, and I’m honored to return to WWU in this role,” Selander said.



Prior to coming to Western,…