News Releases

Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 9:07am

Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections is currently accepting applications for the James W. Scott Regional Research Fellowship. Applications are accepted from individuals in doctoral programs as well as individuals who have finished their doctorate. 

The James W. Scott Regional Research Fellowships promote awareness and innovative use of archival collections at Western…

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 9:33am

Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections is hosting a new exhibition that explores the social and political context of photographs created as tourist souvenirs or to promote travel during the height of Western colonialism.

“Looking Abroad: Photography, Tourism, and Empire, 1870-1920,” will be on display through June 9, 2023, in Western Washington University Libraries…

Monday, October 31, 2022 - 11:25am

Communication is a two-way street; when one speaks, the other listens, and tries to interpret the sometimes subtle signals in the language.

But when you’re a geophysicist, and what you’re listening to are the not-so-subtle signals of one of the most active fault systems in the world – and then the fault starts speaking in a wholly different language than you expected it to – that’s…

Friday, October 28, 2022 - 9:20am

The Academic Advising Center and Career Services Center will host two upcoming Choosing/Declaring a Major drop-in sessions.

Choosing a major isn't always an easy decision. Students are encouraged to check out the Choosing a Major page or watch the Declaring a Major video on the Academic Advising Center’s website and then attend one of our Choosing and Declaring a Major Drop-In Sessions…

Friday, October 28, 2022 - 9:15am

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 Technology & Engineering Career & Internship Fair  on Thursday, Nov. 3 from  11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.   

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

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 11:30am

In June 1969, Cleveland's Cuyahoga River, polluted with oil and chemicals from the city's steel mills, caught fire, and the images of city fire crews fighting a river so fouled with pollution that it could actually catch fire set in motion what would become in 1972 the Clean Water Act, federal legislation that finally focused on on improving the health of the country's rivers, lakes, and…

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 10:15am

The Washington Department of Health Care-a-Van, in partnership with Bird’s Eye Medical, will provide vaccines at Western's upcoming COVID booster clinics on 10/27 and 10/31 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   

Additionally, the Care-a-Van team will be there with $50 gift cards for anyone getting their first or second dose.

The Care-A-Van will provide…

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 10:03am

Beginning January 2023, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide individual counseling to community members, under faculty supervision.

These services are free.

Western’s Counseling Training Clinic has openings for individual counseling of adults, adolescents and children. We are offering in person services for all ages and remote…

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 9:30am

Starting on Monday, Oct. 24, crews will begin work to reconstruct South College Drive and add new parking capacity. During construction, South College Drive will be closed to most traffic, except for northbound access to Harrington Field and parking lots 12G and 18R. 

Construction on South College Drive is expected to continue through March 2023, depending on weather conditions. 

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 10:20am

JoeHahn, the new director of LGBTQ+ Western, arrived on campus in August, and he recently chatted with Western Today about the new job, goals, and their vision for the office moving forward.

WT: Tell us a little bit about yourself!

My name is JoeHahn. I use a mononym of my first and last name. I use he and they pronouns. Outside of work I’m likely hiking the Bellingham trails…