News Releases

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 10:06am

Scholars Week, an annual celebration showcasing the best of Western Washington University students’ research and creative work, returns to Western’s campus May 16 – May 20, 2022, after two years of virtual events.  

The Scholars Week Planning Committee invites students to register April 25 – 29, submit presentation materials by May 11, and present as part of the Scholars Showcase open…

Monday, April 11, 2022 - 12:42pm

Our final career and internship fair of the academic year is Thursday, April 21 from noon to 4 p.m. on Handshake! Over 45 employers are already registered for the Spring Career & Internship Fair—with more joining every day!

Find a job or internship with employers promoting opportunities or come to build your network! Register today and select 1:1 and group sessions with recruiters…

Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 9:01am

Western’s Counseling and Wellness Center invites you to join us in observing Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) throughout the month of April.

SAAM is a month devoted to raising awareness about sexual violence, educating communities on how to prevent it, and promoting prevention efforts throughout the year. We take this time to honor survivors and inspire people to take action to…

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 11:26am

Western Washington University offers Summer Session courses to all current Western students and community members.

Summer Session is a great opportunity to get ahead in classes for early graduation, and to enjoy smaller classes with more access to faculty. Choose from a variety of course options, including on campus, online, field study and faculty-led study abroad.

Monday, March 28, 2022 - 10:20am

Dear University Community,

We are excited to share an update about changes in Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) that will allow us to better serve Western's students.

We have created an Access, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Unit that will be led by Litav Langley as assistant vice president for ADEI. This new unit will house Multicultural Student Services, the Disability…

Saturday, March 26, 2022 - 8:37am

Two Western biology assistant professors, Suzanne Lee and Nick Galati, were recently awarded National Science Foundation CAREER grants, the foundation’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty. Lee and Galati received $1,254,671 and $908,007 grants, respectively, to continue their research efforts and support student learning in the molecular biosciences.

Lee’s grant…

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 9:18am

The historic season of the Western Washington University women's basketball team came to a close falling to Glenville State College 85-72 in the NCAA Division II National Championship Game Friday evening in Birmingham, Alabama.


Playing in its first national title game in the illustrious 51-seasons of program history, the Vikings concluded the 2021-22 campaign with a 25-6 record.…

Friday, March 18, 2022 - 11:04am

WWU Queer Con 2022 is an international LGBTQIA2S+ student-run convention created to celebrate queer creators, as well as queer and intersectional representation in comics, arts, society, and media.  

This year’s convention will be a one-day hybrid event held online and in Academic West on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Special events will include a queer…

Friday, March 18, 2022 - 10:35am

Washington’s legislature has approved an annual financial package of $433,000 to reduce the cost for students enrolled in Western Washington University’s RN to BSN nursing program by more than $5,000 a year and to support the continued expansion of the program.

This critical funding makes access to the program more equitable and affordable.

“In the past, our program’s higher…

Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 10:14am

Registration is open for the Western Washington University Employee Language Program workshops, with sessions starting in the first few weeks of the quarter. Open to all Western employees, these workshops support faculty and staff through professional development and encourage multicultural outreach and awareness. Language learners of all levels are welcome.

For workshop level…