Campus News

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 9:33am

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak at Western Washington University’s main campus from 2-3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18.

His talk, in the Wilson Library Reading Room, is free and open to the public.

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:16am

On Friday Nov. 15, the Dance Program is hosting “In Pursuit of Weightlessness: A Zero Gravity Dance Workshop" led by Allegra Searle-LeBel, one of the world's only zero gravity dancers. This experiential training in the Wade King recreational center pool is for dance students in Pam Kuntz's Contemporary 2 technique class. They will practice floating and dancing in the water, trying out innovative movement techniques and learning about this brand-new art form.

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 9:51am

Western Washington University is the winner of an “ALL IN Challenge Best in Class” award for having the highest undergraduate voting rate at a large, public, four-year institution thanks to the efforts of the AS Representation and Engagement Programs office.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 11:19am

Kindness Day set for Nov. 13Western will celebrate World Kindness Day on Wednesday, November 13 with cider and hot chocolate booths on campus from 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. and an Info Fair from 1-2 p.m. in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 11:04am

The Western Washington University Department of Design presents Michael Ellsworth, Peter Stocker, and Sheryl Cababa for a series of lectures in November. Ellsworth is a Principal/Co-founder of Civilization; Stocker is a Principal of the firm MG2; Cababa is Executive Creative Director at Artefact. All lectures are at 6 p.m. in Miller Hall 138. The talks are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 10:46am

"Science Past -- The Good and the Bad" is the seventh annual Mix IT Up all-STEM event at WWU themed around inclusion in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math, and aiming to challenge the stereotypical view of what "makes" a person in those fields. YOU are what the future of STEM looks like!

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 4:21pm

Join dynamic authors Alex Wagner (author of this year's Western Reads book Futureface) and José Olivarez (prize-winning performance poet and author of Citizen Illegal) on Monday, Nov. 18 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in the VU Multipurpose Room for performance poetry, reading, and dialogue at the intersections of their work on the In Between and issues of belonging and becoming. 

Free copies of both authors' books and free food will be available at the event.

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 3:30pm

The Central Health and Safety Committee would like to remind the campus community of the various resources available as individuals adjust to the light change with the end of daylight savings time.  This time of year brings with it an increase of darkness around the time of rush hour.  Below are tips and resources for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists to help everyone remain safe while traveling to and from campus:

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 2:47pm

Please join us for Learning about Place Through Food on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Deming Public Library.

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 11:54am

The 2019 General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 5, with important races including area mayors, city and county councils, Whatcom County chief executive and sheriff, school board directors, port commissioners and many more candidates and measures. 

Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and no stamps are needed. Ballots may also be submitted in drop boxes, which close at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5.