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Monday, February 8, 2021 - 9:04am

Students and graduates looking jobs and internships are invited to participate in Western Washington University’s Virtual Winter Career Fair featuring STEM, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb.

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 8:33am

Thanks to a partnership between the Disability Access Center and Academic Technology & User Services, Western is fully supporting Panopto as the recommended media management and captioning tool.  Panopto is an easy-to-use, centralized media/video management application that is integrated directly in Canvas courses to provide video recording, editing, automated video captioning, streaming playback, and interactive quizzing.

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 8:22am

Ready to do some reading for Black History Month? The English Department has compiled a list of books to keep you occupied and interested during February, from well-known classics like Toni Morrison's "Beloved" to "So You Want to Talk About Race" by WWU alumna and MLK Day speaker Ijeoma Oluo, and deep nonfiction dives into issues of race and social justice such as "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide" by Carol Anderson and "How to Be and Antiracist" by Ibram X. Kendi.

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 9:34am

Participate in the "Greatest Intercampus Scavenger Hunt Western Has Ever Seen" Feb. 7-14Housing continues to get creative to cultivate campus-wide engagement, while adhering to local, state and University health standards, and its latest effort is a campus-wide scavenger hunt, inspired by Bellingham resident and actor Misha Collins.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:58am

Dear Western Students,

I am writing to update you on recent changes in key immigration policies that may impact many of you.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 10:49am

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 8:06am

Students and graduates looking for jobs and internships are invited to participate in Western Washington University’s Virtual Education & Health Career Fair, which will take place from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 10:25am

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed attorney and former Seattle City Council member Bruce Harrell to Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees.

“Bruce Harrell’s forward-thinking leadership and integrity will be a tremendous addition to the Board. The trustees are very much looking forward to working with Bruce to advance Western’s strategic priorities and commitments in the years ahead,” said Western Board of Trustees Chair John Meyer.

Gov. Inslee appointed Harrell to a six-year term, from Jan. 22, 2021 to Sept. 30, 2026.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 9:21am

Western Washington University will conduct a test of the Western Alert system at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Western Alert is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important information for your safety. Multiple ways to provide information is considered a best practice. This test will include information and suggestions for the campus community to practice Lockdown procedures.

The following Western Alert elements will be used in this test:


Monday, February 1, 2021 - 10:42am

Students from Western Washington University (WWU), Whatcom Community College (WCC) and community volunteers will offer free tax assistance in a virtual format from Feb. 8 to April 15.

Sponsored by WWU’s Beta Alpha Psi and Accounting Society in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, the VITA program is staffed by students from WWU, WCC, and other volunteer members of the community. The VITA program helps low- and moderate-income taxpayers electronically prepare their tax returns.