News Releases

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 9:48am

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 WWU Career & Internship Fair | All Industries: Friday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the MAC Gym inside the Wade King Student Recreation Center. 

The entire WWU Community, including students, alumni, and campus…

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 9:35am

Western Washington University’s prestigious Sanford-Hill Piano Series returns to live performances with a trio of concerts this academic year. The first pianist is 2017 Cliburn Bronze Medalist Daniel Hsu, who will perform on Oct. 12 in place of Anna Geniushene who was unable to perform because of a family emergency.

The 25-year-old Hsu will perform works by Schumann, Beethoven, and…

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 1:12pm

Western Community,

Registration is open for the Western Washington University Employee Language Program workshops, with sessions starting in the third week of the quarter and running through the week of December 2nd. Open to all Western employees, these workshops support faculty and staff through professional development and encourage multicultural outreach and awareness. Language…

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 11:22am

Western Washington University’s bachelor’s degree in Energy, Science, and Technology has been named to the U.S. Department of Energy’s first cohort of ‘Zero Energy Design Designation’ (ZEDD) colleges and universities. 

Western joins 11 other institutions to receive this honor, and is the only U.S. institution west of the Rockies to be named to the initial cohort. It is the only program…

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 10:42am

Alma Clark Glass Hall has won the highest level of recognition, Honor Awards, from both the American Institute of Architects Washington Council (AIAWA), in the Civic Design category, and from the Northwest & Pacific AIA. The Civic Design Awards celebrate quality design arising from collaboration between architects and their civic clients. According to the AIAWA website, the awarded…

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 9:46am

Assistant Professor Regina Jefferies, a faculty member of the Law, Diversity and Justice Program in Western's Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, will moderate a Q&A on Monday, Oct. 10 as part of the Pickford Cinema's "Doctober" film festival.

Jefferies will lead the discussion with the audience and Sonita Gale, the director of the acclaimed documentary film "Hostile,"…

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 9:49am

Western Washington University Director of Athletics Steve Card will retire in June 2023 after 33 years of dedicated service to the University.  

Card has served in a variety of capacities in Athletics, beginning as an award-winning golf coach, and ultimately rising to director of Athletics, a role he has filled for the last 10 years after the retirement of Lynda Goodrich. 

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 9:06am

Seaweeds are consumed by many people living on or near the Salish Sea – from Indigenous peoples revitalizing the ancient foodways of their cultures to those simply seeking a readily available and highly nutritious protein source - but little is known about whether contaminants in the Sea’s waters could create health concerns for the people who eat it.

A new study just published by…

Friday, September 23, 2022 - 9:52am

Guy Occhiogrosso, president and CEO of the Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, is the new co-chair of Western Washington University’s Career Center Advisory Board. 

“The connection between our education systems and our employers has never been more important than during this post-pandemic workforce crisis we are currently experiencing. It is my hope that we can employ as many WWU…

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 11:16am

Looking for an opportunity to get Multilingual Education credits as you immerse yourself in another culture?

Western's winter quarter 2023 Global Learning Course in Baja California Sur, Mexico, is accepting applications now! This 15-credit course includes seven weeks in communities around Todos Santos, Mexico, where students will explore the region through cultural, educational and…