Campus News

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:02am

Western faculty are invited to submit proposals to the Institute for Global Engagement for research funding to be conducted in Mongolia in 2018.

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:35am

As part of an activism project for their ENG 227 class,  a group of WWU students will host "Queer Voices: Performance Art Night" from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Carver 104.

The event is free and open to the public.

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 9:42am

Sarah E. Myhre , a scientist, activist and public communicator from the University of Washington, will highlight the stories and voices of women part of the grass-roots organization 500 Women Scientists, as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:43pm

Following an incident of lewd conduct earlier today on campus, police and university officials are advising Western students, faculty and staff to be aware of important safety information.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 8:51am

Western Washington University Students/Faculty/Staff and Community Members are invited to a Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.
A reception will immediately follow the ceremony; both events are free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:43am

Evelyn Wright, associate professor Emeritus of the English Department at Western Washington University and the associate editor of Western’s Journal of Educational Controversy, passed away on Sept. 22.  A memorial service for her will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m., followed by a reception at St. John's Lutheran Church, 2530 Cornwall Ave., in Bellingham. Wright came to Western in 1972 and retired in 1996.


For more information, see:

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:31pm

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day -- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28

This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Safe and secure medicine disposal is also available year-round through the City of Bellingham's Medicine Return Program. Residents may take their unwanted or expired medications to:


Location: Bellingham Police Department, 505 Grand Ave.

What IS accepted at this location:   Only - Narcotic Pain Killers & Prescribed Controlled Substances

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:18pm

University Archives and Records Management (UARM) is pleased to announce that we have added an FAQ about email management to our website: This guide attempts to answer common questions UARM receives about email, but if you have any additional questions, please contact Rachel Thompson at x6654.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

The monthly queer film series organized by Western's Greg Youmans and Chris Vargas is starting up again for the 2017-18 academic year, with two films left for the fall: 


Funeral Parade of Roses (dir. Toshio Matsumoto, 1964)

Tuesday, Nov.  28, Pickford Film Center, 6:30 p.m. (ticketed)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:00pm

Joining Woodring in the 2017-18 academic year are three new Health and Community Studies faculty members who are assigned to Western’s growing Registered Nurse-to-Bachelor of Science Nursing Program. In addition, the Elementary Education Program adds a new member who also holds a half-time appointment in the College of Science and Engineering.

Health and Community Studies Faculty Members: