Campus News

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 10:29am

As part of Public Works Project #705A Elevator Renewals in Parks Hall, Zeigler Construction will install mechanical equipment in and on the rooftop penthouse above the elevators using a crane at the north entries to PH. Other locations for the crane were considered but this is the only location that allows the crane to reach the rooftop. The north entries will be closed to general use and open only for emergency entry/exit. The area will be fenced or cordoned off all next week.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:47am

Alumnus Jesse Moore, '05, will speak Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Underground Coffee House at 7 p.m. on "Life Beyond the White House." 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:21am

Dear WWU Staff, Faculty, and Emeritus Faculty,

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 11:35am

Report: At approximately 8:15 a.m. today a female Western Washington University student was walking on a sidewalk at 21st Street and Larrabee Avenue near campus. She was looking down at her cellphone. She heard a male voice ask her if she knew where Haggen’s was. She looked over and saw a man who was sitting in a parked car. He had his pants down or off, and was masturbating. The vehicle was stationary facing north on 21st Street. The student quickly walked away.

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 9:42am

This year’s Masters of Asian Cinema series begins with Kawase Naomi’s 2015 Sweet Bean, which will screen at 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 7th at the Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street.) The film will be introduced by Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies at Western Washington University Colleen Laird, whose research focuses on Japanese women directors. Laird’s description of this film is below:

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:47pm

WWU Career Services will host a Law School Information Fair on Wednesday, November 8 from 10-2 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.  Meet representatives of ABA-approved law schools from across the nation to discuss programs, admission criteria, and application procedures. This is an excellent information gathering opportunity for students considering law school and a career in the law. 

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:01am

November is typically the beginning of winter in the Pacific Northwest, which means checking the tread on our winter boots and getting to know our local bus routes.

Because Western typically remains open when it snows. 

When stormy weather hits, Western’s administration makes a case-by-case evaluation about whether to remain open, delay opening or close campus for the day.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 1:08pm

The Public Employees Benefits (PEBB) Program's annual open enrollment begins Wednesday, November 1 and runs through Thursday, November 30, 2017. This is an opportunity to make changes to your medical and dental benefits. All changes made during the annual open enrollment are effective January 1, 2018.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:35am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Journalism Carolyn Nielsen will present "Moment or Movement: U.S. News Coverage of Racial Issues in a Digital Era" at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Communications Facility 120 on the WWU campus.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the WWU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:55am

Notice is hereby given that Western Washington University is proposing amendments to its Washington Administrative Code related to public records.  A public hearing will be held at 12:00 p.m. on November 21, 2017 in Old Main, Room 340 at the Bellingham campus located at 516 High Street. 

The purpose of the hearing is to allow all interested persons an opportunity to present their views, either orally or in writing, on the proposed changes to Chapter 516-09 WAC.