News Releases

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:05am

Western Libraries Heritage Resources is hosting a new exhibition which explores storytelling through pictorial narratives. “Silence Speaks: The Quiet Power of Wordless Novels,” will be on display in the library and online from Sept. 22 through June 10, 2022. The exhibit is free and open to the public and is available for viewing in person at Western Washington University Libraries Special…

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 11:01am

In our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and following Governor Inslee’s recent Vaccination Requirement Proclamation , COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Proclamation 21-14.1 (“Proclamation”) Western Washington University (WWU) is requiring all suppliers, vendors and contractors working on-site at any WWU facility to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or…

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:39am

Western Washington University Professor of Piano Jeffrey Gilliam and violinist Hal Grossman will perform duos featuring new American works in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. The concert is free and open to the public. Seating capacity may be limited and masks are required at all times while in the Performing Arts Center.

The duo will perform…

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 12:12pm

Cabaret Auditions  

Willkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome to Cabaret auditions! We are happy to announce that Cabaret will be auditioning during the first week of school with the following schedule:  

Friday, Sept. 24: A dance call will be held from 6-10 p.m. Students will be able to sign up for a 1-hour group timeslot with dance…

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:19am

Free Workshop WHY MEDIA MATTERS: Media Literacy through the Lens of the Rwandan Genocide

Open to Teachers/Educators and Pre-Service Teachers / Students currently enrolled in Woodring College of Education at WWU

Thursday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m.


Join j. Siguru Wahutu (Media Studies, NYU) for a 90-minute workshop highlighting…

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 10:01am

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at Western? Go to Gaia, the university's online journal of research, discovery and scholarship, and…

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:01am

Western Libraries Haggard and Wilson buildings reopened to the public on Sept. 16. During open hours, both the Wilson and Haggard sides of the library are accessible via the Haggard Hall library entrance, and the north doors at the Wilson entrance will remain closed for the time being. 

The reopening of the library buildings means that HathiTrust Emergency Temporary…

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 8:06am

Western Washington University is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest for the 22nd year in a row, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report college rankings.   

Western also ranked fourth among the Top Public Schools in the western U.S., a region stretching from Texas to the Pacific Coast. 

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 11:00am

Western Washington University was recently ranked #20 in Washington Monthly magazine's annual national ranking of master's-granting universities, which compiled data and ranked almost 400 institutions in the United States as part of the project. The focuses on liberal arts colleges — four-year institutions that award almost exclusively bachelor’s degrees and that focus on arts and…

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 11:44am

There will be no on-site curbside pickup services at Western Libraries on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 due to the WWU required electrical shutdown.

On-site pickup services will resume on Friday, Aug. 27, and will continue to be on Tuesdays and Fridays between 10 a.m. and noon through Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Instructors who wish to drop off personal items for their fall course…