News Releases

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:42am

Western's Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Program, a part of the university's College of Business and Economics, will hold an info session from 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 in Parks Hall 441. Pizza and refreshments will be provided.



The MSCM program boasts 100% job placement rates, average starting salaries of around $64,000 a year, and two paid internships before graduation…

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:03am

Students interested in attending law school are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Virtual Law School Info Fair, which will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17th within Handshake. Hosted by the Career Services Center and UW Law School, this event provides valuable opportunities for students of all majors to explore programs and gather information and…

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 9:08am







Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. Participating groups spend the week holding a series of educational, service, fundraising, and advocacy events.



Hunger and Homelessness happens across the country, even at Western.…

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 10:40am

Jacqueline Hughes started at Western this fall as its Chief Diversity Officer, a new position at WWU that reports directly to the president. Western Today recently chatted with Hughes about her goals and plans for her time at the university and how she would like to maximize the role and impact of the CDO here at WWU.



WT: Welcome to Western! What brought you here to take the job as…

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 10:11am

There will be a “Jam the Van” food collection drive on Wednesday, Nov. 16, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Red Square as part of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. Help support Western students by bringing your non-expired, non-perishable food items and help fill the donation van with food to stock Western’s food pantries.   



Western has several on-campus food pantries that are…

Monday, November 7, 2022 - 10:46am

World Kindness Day is celebrated on November 13, which happens to land on a Sunday this year. With the Veterans Day holiday on the Friday before (11/11), WWU will celebrate Kindness Day on campus on Thursday, Nov. 10! We hope you’ll swing by the Kindness Booth in Red Square and the Miller Hall Collaborative Space between 9 a.m. and noon to get a little refill on kindness in…

Monday, November 7, 2022 - 9:48am

We had our first dusting of the snow this morning (Nov. 7), so it is the perfect time to review what happens at Western when the campus is on the receiving end of a significant snow event. Regardless of who you are or what you do, severe winter weather is rare enough in Bellingham to cause a lot of uncertainty and questions before and during an event.



As a winter storm approaches, WWU'…

Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 1:59pm

Growing Veterans, a nonprofit organization focused on using the farm and growing food as the catalyst for human connection and veteran reintegration in an effort to lower the rates of suicide among returning veterans, will offer a three-day peer support training session on Nov. 4, 5 and 6 at WWU in conjunction with the university’s Veteran Services Office. 



The training, which is…

Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 9:33am

Western Washington University’s Veteran Services Office (VSO) will host a drop-in Open House on Thursday, Nov. 10 in its new campus space in Viking Commons 525 (facing the parking lot behind the VU) in honor of Veterans Day, which is celebrated the following day.



The itinerary for the open house is as follows:



8:30-11:30 a.m.: Breakfast and refreshments
Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch…

Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 9:22am

SAVE THE DATE! 

Tuesday, Nov. 8 is a day to nationally celebrate first-generation students and their pursuit of a college degree, and this year Western will be hosting an in-person celebration  in Viking Union 565 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Whether you identify as first-gen or you wish to show your support as a first-gen student success advocate, we invite you to stop by and engage with others for…