Western’s Department of Linguistics is proud to announce a new student-produced podcast, The Podling! This podcast delves into the question "What is linguistics?" through interviews with professors in the department. Episodes will explore the academic and career paths linguists take, as well as the history and current vibe of the field.
The Office of Sustainability is once again facilitating its Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program that connects the campus community to local food producers who deliver boxes of their fresh items, directly to our office in High Street Hall, or to neighborhood locations in Bellingham during COVID-19 protocols.
The Student Technology Fee (STF) Committee asks for student, faculty, and staff comments on the STF Tech Initiatives proposals for the current academic year. Comments are due May 7.
Dear Western Community,
Students and graduates looking for jobs and internships are invited to participate in Western Washington University’s Virtual Spring Career Fair taking place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Western President Sabah Randhawa will host another "Talk with President Sabah" student listening session on Wednesday, April 28 at noon.
The next test of Western Washington University's Western Alert emergency communications system is set for Wednesday, April 21 at 9:50 a.m. 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.
Messages from the Western Alert emergency communications system come in three warning levels, plus weather advisories:
Leonard Michael Helfgott (Lenny), age 83, died in his home on April 8, 2021 with his wife, three children, and eldest grandchildren by his side following a nine-year struggle with bladder cancer.
Lenny was born in 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland to Anna Helfgott (Altshul) and Isidore (Isser) Helfgott. After attending public schools in Baltimore, Lenny enrolled at the University of Maryland, earning a B.A. and M.A. and later returning to earn a Ph.D. in history in 1972.