Campus News

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 3:57pm

In 2019 Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) began routine testing for lead in drinking water throughout campus. This followed earlier rounds of testing done in 2008 and 2013.

The current testing was interrupted by the pandemic and EHS has begun the process of completing that testing. Information on drinking water and data for testing done from 2019 to date can be found on our Drinking Water Management page.

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1:25pm

Dear Western Community,

Western will host its annual First-Generation College Celebration event on Monday, Nov. 8, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. A save-the-date and pre-registration announcement will be shared with the campus soon. If your department would like to get involved during our First-Gen Week, please contact me -- Cameron Wuhr at or at x7592 -- by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, so I can keep track of workshop proposals.

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 12:44pm

sustainability institute logo and wordmarkThe Sustainability Engagement Institute will host a discussion on Western’s Sustainable Action Plan (SAP) from 4:30-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the Miller Hall Collaborative Space. This event will be the second of an ongoing, quarterly series about the SAP.

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 9:09am

The Departments of Computer Science, Engineering and Design and the Career Services Center are excited to introduce a new career fair to the Western Community!  Meet representatives from employers with a tech/engineering/design math focus at the NEW virtual 

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:19pm

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.

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 10:00am

WWU Professor of Environmental Studies Gigi Berardi has stayed busy since publishing her award-winning book, “FoodWISE: A Whole Systems Guide to Sustainable and Delicious Food Choices,” in 2020, and her recently released short film about the book features some familiar faces at Western.

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 8:59am

Western Washington University filled two new student-support roles this summer, hiring Melissa Uyesugi as the assistant director for Multicultural Student Engagement and Delfine DeFrank as the Student Representation and Governance advisor.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:02pm

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University is seeking accreditation for the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) Program by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700 or at 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:55am

Western's German program, in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, is one of six university co-sponsors of this year’s virtual “Women in German” conference, held Nov. 4-7.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 9:57am

Employees eligible for Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB) benefits can make changes to their plans during open enrollment, which starts Nov. 1 and runs through Nov. 30.