Campus News

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.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 11:51am

WHAT: VP Retirement Celebration for Stephanie Bowers, outgoing VP of University Advancement and Rich Van Den Hul, outgoing VP of Business & Financial Affairs

WHEN: Thursday, September 30, 2021, 3:30-5:00 p.m. (Speeches around 4:05 p.m.)

WHERE: Old Main Rose Garden (Rain or Shine – Bundle up and gather under the tent village!*)

*Based on recommendations from the COVID Management Team, the event will be primarily held outside for everyone’s safety.


Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 11:01am

In our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and following Governor Inslee’s recent Vaccination Requirement Proclamation , 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 9:03am

Western Washington University plans to test its Western Alert emergency communications system at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, and also conduct a campus lockdown, or act of violence, drill. The Western Alert system is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important safety information. 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 8:36am

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory until 6 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30 for western Whatcom County and San Juan County. The weather service says winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph can be expected. The winds will peak late tonight and ease towards Thursday morning.

Use care walking through the arboretum or under trees on Western's main campus as well as at Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:55am

Do you enjoy making videos, know something about cybersecurity, and want to earn a $50 gift card to the University Bookstore? If so, enter Western’s 2021 Cybersecurity Awareness Month contest for students! 

To enter: 

  1. Make a video of less than 5 minutes on some information security topic. 

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:45am

It’s fitting that “Let’s Get Things Started” is the rallying cry for the current recruitment campaign - it’s also a great mindset to take with us as we embark on yet another unprecedented year of recruiting, admitting, welcoming and serving students.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 10:38am

With election season looming, Western employees are reminded of prohibitions regarding use of state resources and political campaigns.

Here are some basic rules to keep in mind:

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 10:13am

Flyer with details of the Alma Clark Glass Hall dedication ceremonyWestern's campus community is invited to the virtual dedication of Alma Clark Glass Hall, Western Washington University’s newest residence hall.

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 Compositions by Interlochen composer Steve Larson, University of Oklahoma composer Marvin Lamb, Indiana University composer Bernard Heiden as well as with the Dvorak Sonatina.