News Releases

Monday, August 22, 2022 - 2:22pm

Joyce Oswald has joined Western Washington University’s Kitsap County Small Business Development Center, the SBDC, as a certified business advisor.

Joyce has a bachelor’s in Business Administration and a master's in Career and Technical Education and has worked in banking, corporate tax accounting, technology training and academia. Joyce has shown tremendous talent and dedication in…

Monday, August 22, 2022 - 2:17pm

Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center welcomes Liliana Deck to the team of talented certified business advisors (CBAs) serving Whatcom and Kitsap Counties.

Returning to the Pacific Northwest, Deck brings her transnational leadership in the private and public sectors working with local and global organizations with an emphasis on education, social services,…

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 2:14pm

Western Washington University will host eight commencement ceremonies June 10-12 to celebrate graduates and their families   

Commencement Weekend ceremonies in Carver Gym will include about 2,000 students who graduated winter quarter or plan to graduate in spring or summer quarters. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremonies so that students can bring their families and guests…

Friday, June 3, 2022 - 4:22pm

The Presidential Scholar award is Western Washington University’s highest graduation honor for undergraduates. Students are selected by deans of their respective colleges for their exceptional scholarship, success in furthering multicultural programs and activities, and high levels of service to their communities. Each Presidential Scholar receives a medallion to commemorate the award.

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 8:58am

Ten students from WWU’s Black & Brown Male Success Collective (BBMSC) attended Clemson University’s Men of Color National Summit hosted April 21-22 in Greenville, South Carolina.

The theme of the conference was Building Bridges to Success for African-American and Hispanic Males. Bringing together approximately 2,400 high school and college students, business professionals,…

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:38am

WWU junior Caitlin Bannister’s interest and research efforts into the mysteries of the nervous system have allowed her to be Western’s first behavioral neuroscience student to receive a prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

With an award of up to $7,500, the scholarship invites junior and senior STEM majors…

Friday, April 22, 2022 - 1:54pm

Prof. Brian Hutchinson (Computer Science), Prof. Kimihiro Noguchi (Mathematics), and several of their colleagues at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are organizing the Western Washington Data-Driven Discovery Seminar Series (W2D2S2), now in its second year. The Spring 2022 theme of W2D2S2 is Earth and Environmental Sciences. The schedule of…

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:41pm

Students: Federal HEERF III (Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund) applications are open through noon on April 25, 2022 on the Financial Aid website. 

To qualify for HEERF funds, students must have exceptional financial need calculated from the FAFSA or WASFA or have exceptional need resulting from extraordinary financial circumstances.  

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:08pm

After a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic, in-person June Commencement will return to campus this spring, in a big way – with eight total ceremonies in Carver throughout Commencement Weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 10-12. 

Commencement organizers have instituted a number of changes this year, all with the intent of creating a culture of celebration for WWU graduates…

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 11:46am

The Border Policy Research Institute is hiring a field crew to collect data at the international border from mid-June to mid-July. Employees will work directly with both Canadian and U.S. border inspection officers and will collect data on commercial traffic flows at the border.


• Fieldwork will be conducted over 16 days, Mondays - Thursdays, June 20th to July 21st…