News Releases

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 1:50pm

WWU Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages Hugo García González will present “Asintomática. Escrituras del Encierro en Tiempos de Coronavirus,” a Spanish-language anthology about life during the pandemic he published in collaboration with University of Houston Professor of Latin American Studies Mabel Cuesta. The presentation will be held online at 5 p.m. for La Universidad del…

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 8:22am

 Western Washington University has extended the no fan policy for WWU Athletic Events through the next two weeks.
 
Due to the heightened concerns over the rising number COVID-19 cases and the Omicron variant, campus administrators announced an extension to remote learning for the next two weeks on Monday. The extension to not allow fans at athletic events through games of…

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 12:50pm

Are you a student or alumni who is looking for some career guidance? Or a faculty/staff member who advises students preparing for that next step after graduation? The Career Services Center is ready to help with two Winter Workshop Series—one for students/alumni and another for faculty and staff. All workshops are taking place virtually on Zoom, advance registration is encouraged. …

Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:13pm

Dear Western Community,

After consultation with the WWU COVID Support Team and local and regional public health experts, we have decided that it is in the best interest of our community’s safety and wellbeing to extend remote learning starting tomorrow for the next two weeks, with a return to in-person classes expected on Monday, Jan. 24.  This timeframe assumes that the…

Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 12:07pm

Throughout January, the Counseling and Wellness Center invites Western students to participate in Dry(ish) January. Dry(ish) January is shorthand for going substance-free during the month of January, which includes taking a break from alcohol, cannabis, and other substances in order to examine personal substance-use patterns.  

“Dry(ish) January gives people an…

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 - 10:11am

Western Washington University’s prestigious Sanford-Hill Piano Series presents Spencer Myer live on stage in the Concert Hall on Friday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID status will be required for admittance. Please check Western’s website for details before arriving at the venue.

Lauded for “superb playing” and “poised, alert musicianship” by The Boston…

Monday, December 27, 2021 - 3:16pm

Western Libraries is currently closed and will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. While classes at Western are being held remotely (currently planned for January 3 -7), Western Libraries will be open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed Jan. 8 - 9). The Wilson north entrance to the library will remain closed during this period, and the library…

Friday, December 10, 2021 - 8:32am

Dear WWU Campus Community,

At its December 9, 2021 meeting the Board of Trustees made decisions regarding the recommendations of the Legacy Review Task Force.  In the Report and Recommendations submitted in June, the Task Force suggested that the President and the Board of Trustees consider removing the names from four named features of campus: Huxley College of the…

Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 8:22am

Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, 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.

The clinic will offer in-person services for…

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 10:24am

Beginning Dec. 11, Western Libraries will be open during the intersession Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed weekends, and closed from Dec. 24-31. 

The Wilson north entrance to the library will be closed beginning Dec. 11, but the library will be accessible during open hours via the Haggard entrance. Library materials can be returned at any time via the…