News Releases

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 9:19am

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mariana Smit Vega Garcia was recently awarded a $190,000 National Science Foundation Grant for her research on partial differential equations, or PDEs.

Smit Vega Garcia’s research is concerned with the study of specific families of PDEs that model various physical phenomena including the melting of ice, combustion,…

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 8:47am

SAVE THE DATE! Western Washington University proudly supports the experiences of first generation students. Our campus is joining colleges and universities throughout the nation to participate in the National First-Generation College Celebration on Nov. 8.

This year’s event will be offered virtually from 3:30-4:30 p.m. via Zoom.

Join us in celebrating first-generation…

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 8:42am

Western's Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity will co-host a free virtual event, “60 Years Later: The Eichmann Trial in Media & Memory” on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. 

The 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann is considered a landmark event in the post-Holocaust era. It shaped the international community's understanding…

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 10:02am

WWU Associate Professor of Political Science Michael Wolff will have a cinematic debut of his film "Hot Lands: Capturing War in the Heart of Mexico" at the Pickford Film Center in downtown Bellingham at noon on Saturday, Oct. 30 as part of its annual "Doctober" film festival.  The film will be shown as a double feature with 499 by Rodrigo Reyes. Wolff's film…

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 8:24am

Boldly Grown Farm, a fall/winter certified organic farm in Skagit County, is offering community supported agriculture to the Western community again this year as part of the Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program. Boldly Grown Farm will deliver shares to the Sustainability Engagement Institute at 25 High Street Hall every other week starting Nov. 4. Order will be available for pick-up on…

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 8:43am

WWU's Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host a virtual presentation from Michael Salter,  associate professor of Criminology and Scientia Fellow at the School of Social Sciences at Australia's University of New South Wales from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8 via Zoom as part of its CCCR Invited Lecture Series.

Salter discuss his latest published paper, “Kylie’s story: Healing…

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 9:09am

The Departments of Computer Science, Engineering and Design and the Career Services Center are excited to introduce a new career fair to the Western Community!  Meet representatives from employers with a tech/engineering/design math focus at the NEW virtual Computer Science and Engineering Career and Internship Fair, taking place on Thursday, Nov. 4  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 8:59am

Western Washington University filled two new student-support roles this summer, hiring Melissa Uyesugi as the assistant director for Multicultural Student Engagement and Delfine DeFrank as the Student Representation and Governance advisor.

Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Engagement Melissa Uyesugi

Uyesugi joins Western after serving for more than 20 years as a…

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:02pm

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University is seeking accreditation for the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) Program by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700 or…

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 8:57am

Western's Provost Office is now accepting nominations for student speakers of summer and fall graduates for the Dec. 11 Fall Commencement; all nominations are due by Wednesday, Oct. 20. Being the student commencement speaker is an opportunity to convey a message of encouragement and congratulations, share common experience and insights, and inspire fellow graduates to carry…