Campus News

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 12:42pm

The Registrar’s Office would like to invite faculty to attend the winter commencement ceremony held on Saturday, March 21st in the Carver Academic Facility. All colleges will participate in one ceremony at 9:45 am. Departments or participating faculty are asked to submit names and associated departments no later than Friday, March 6th by emailing Heather Christianson at

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:21am

The annual Go Abroad Fair is set for Jan. 30Western students looking for an education abroad experience can explore opportunities on Thursday, Jan.

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 8:51am

There are openings as an Orientation Student Advisor (OSA) within the office of New Student Services/Family Outreach and openings as an Academic Student Advisor (ASA) within the Academic Advising Center.The New Student Services/Family Outreach staff and the Academic Advising Center would like to invite you to apply to

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 11:29am

This June the Western community will gather for a new event, the first annual “Celebration of Excellence,” an awards ceremony that combines the faculty and staff awards for the academic year that were previously celebrated at Convocation, the Provost and Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony and the Employee Recognition Ceremony.

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 11:07am

Facilities Management (FM) is soliciting faculty, staff and student responses to a short customer satisfaction survey.

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:53am

Western Washington University’s new Lonner Lecture Series is now accepting proposals for funding. The purpose of these funds is to support a university-wide lecture with emphasis on psychologically-oriented approaches to the study of culture. 

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:24am

The next film in the Cinema East series is "A Story From Chikamatsu," which screens at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street).

Also known as "The Crucified Lovers," "A Story From Chikamatsu" continues Mizoguchi Kenji’s exploration of Japanese literary and theatrical traditions. A bunraku puppet play provides the basis for a story about a misunderstanding that puts two people in the crosshairs of a rigid and judgmental social structure. 

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:16am

The Student Technology Fee (STF) Committee is accepting Tech Initiatives abstracts for the current academic year. All Western employees and students may apply.

Abstracts from employees are due Jan. 15. Abstracts from students are due Jan. 23.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 4:36pm

Yale University doctoral candidate of History and African American Studies Anna Duensing will give a talk entitled “A Heritage of Fascists Without Labels: Holocaust Memory and the Afterlife of Fascism in the Long Civil Rights Movement” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Bond Hall 105. 

This event is free and open to the public.  

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:42pm

Bridget Galati is the new executive director of the award-winning Compass 2 Campus mentoring program at Western Washington University’s Woodring College of Education.

Galati, most recently the district English learner specialist at Mount Vernon Public Schools, was hired following a national search. She started at Western on Jan. 2, 2020.