News Releases

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 10:21am

Despite the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Washington University’s fall enrollment numbers held steady with the previous year, while posting record gains for diversity, its Graduate School, and a sizeable increase in its first-year class over Fall 2020.

With the return to campus and the majority of the University’s classes being offered in person, total…

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:04pm

Led by staff in the Student Health Center, Counseling and Wellness Center, and LGBTQ+ Western, student services colleagues have created a Gender-Affirming Care Team to best coordinate holistic health and wellness care for gender-diverse students. Services provided include:  programming to support positive identity development, academic success, and social connection;…

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 8:48am

What do Compass Health, Enterprise, Kohls, PACCAR and the Peace Corps have in common? 

They’re just a few of the employers participating in the virtual Fall Career and Internship Fair, taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 27 from Noon to 4 p.m. on Handshake.  You don’t need to pack your bags to attend, but you do need to log into your student Handshake account to…

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:44am

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a month devoted to raising awareness of the societal issue of domestic violence (including dating, intimate partner, and relationship violence). We take this time to honor survivors of domestic violence and inspire people to take action to end domestic violence.

Throughout the month of October, the Counseling and Wellness Center…

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9:35am

Did you grow up speaking a language other than English or Spanish? Are you interested in learning more about your language? 

WWU's Linguistics Department is seeking a paid language consultant to participate in several interviews a week with researchers at WWU throughout winter quarter, 2022, about 10 weeks. They will be paid a rate of $30/hr via their choice of…

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 11:32am

The Student Success Initiatives Unit (a unit of Western’s Division of Enrollment and Student Services) is pleased to announce the inaugural First-Generation graphic design contest. The purpose of this contest is to create an identity mark or design that celebrates and supports our first-generation community at Western. First-generation students are defined by…

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 11:06am

WWU Associate Professor of  Modern and Classical Languages Hugo Garcia will present three documentaries dealing with Cuba at the Pickford Film Center in Bellingham. These documentaries are presented as part of the Pickford's annual Doctober Festival and will also serve to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Pickford Film…

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 8:57am

In light of the need to support hybrid and mixed-modality instruction, ATUS and its affiliates have prepared a number of new and relevant resources online and in our classrooms.

Flexible Modality Toolkit

Looking for recorded tutorials, handouts, and walkthroughs for managing online classroom and online technology? The Flexible Modality Toolkit provides a variety of recorded and…

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 8:49am

October is National Cybersecurity Month!

COVID has forced us into a reality we could not have imagined just a year ago. So much of our existence is online, and now it is more important than ever that we protect our data and privacy online. Western’s Information Security Office is here with some help to keep you safe.

Web browsing, email, online chat and social media… most of us…

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 1:24pm

Western's Center for Canadian-American Studies has announced its fall Acadian Speaker Series presentations.

All talks will be held at 2 p.m. PDT on Zoom, in English, free and open to the public as part of Canadian-American Studies’ 50th anniversary celebrations. For more information, including how to register, please email canam@wwu.edu.

Speaker list:

Oct 5 :…