News Releases

Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 10:57am

Western Washington University’s prestigious Sanford-Hill Piano Series presents Spencer Myer live on stage in the Concert Hall on Friday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m.



Lauded for “superb playing” and “poised, alert musicianship” by The Boston Globe and labeled “definitely a man to watch” by London’s The Independent, American pianist Myer is one of the most respected and sought-after artists on…

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 9:24am

Ceci Lopez, an assistant professor in Western’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies and the director of the college’s Center for Law, Diversity and Justice, was recently given the 2022 Local Hero Award from the Washington State Bar Association.



Rajeev Majumdar, President of the Whatcom County Bar Association and a former instructor in the LDJ Program, stated why Lopez was…

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 8:39am

What’s so special about Special Collections? Come and find out on Thursday, Feb. 2, when Special Collections staff will give an informal tour of this part of Western Libraries. Highlights from the collections will be on display, including many recent acquisitions of rare books, and you will have an opportunity to learn about how Special Collections has grown and changed in recent years to…

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 11:05am

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is this Monday, Jan. 16. Together with our local and regional partners, the WWU community is honoring Dr. King with a day on for service, gratitude, and community.



The University's hybrid program is open to the public and will be keynoted by LaTosha Brown (pictured at right), co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund, principal of TruthSpeaks Consulting…

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 10:44am

WWU's AS Productions is welcoming the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour back to Bellingham's Mount Baker Theatre on Jan. 19.



Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world! Hot on the heels of the Festival that is held every fall in beautiful Banff, Alberta, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival…

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 10:28am

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

Refer to the RSP website for additional information, proposal guidelines, and application forms. 



The deadlines listed below are for the dates that applications (eSign forms) with attached proposal materials are due to RSP (applications are formally submitted on your behalf by your College Dean). Please work with your Department Chair and…

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 10:23am

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

Research and Creative Opportunities Student Grant Applications are accepted during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. Please note that decisions are shared with applicants at the end of each quarter, so applicants should plan accordingly. For example, if you plan to complete your project/research during Spring quarter it would be best to apply…

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 11:51am

The Counseling and Wellness Center is celebrating the new year with a Dry(ish) January challenge, and it’s not too late to participate!



Dry(ish) January is short for going substance-free during the month of January. It’s an opportunity to better understand your relationship with alcohol, cannabis, and other substances. The “ish” means that even if you aren’t substance free every day of…

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 11:09am

The 20th Annual Children's Literature Conference at Western Washington University will host four award-winning authors and illustrators from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023 in the Performing Arts Center.  



Teachers, librarians, and others dedicated to bringing books and children together will convene for a day of eye-opening inspiration and heart-felt community. …

Monday, December 5, 2022 - 10:46am

Take the bus to work! Reduce noise, air pollution, and keep dollars in your bank account by taking the bus to work. Riding the bus even 1-2 times a week will make a difference. Not sure if the bus will work for you? Transportation Services can help you plan your bus commute. 



Request a winter quarter employee bus pass using this Bus Pass Request esign form. It still costs only $23 per…