Campus News

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:12am

The Print Matter(s) exhibition on display through May 25  in the WWU B Gallery inside the Fine Arts building highlights a selection of print-based works that have been created in the Etching and Printmaking 1 classes. The works explore a variety of subject matters and printmaking techniques (including etching, relief, silkscreen, combination print, etc.). In addition, 15 prints from the Print is Dead portfolio project, organized by local artist Margot B. Myers, are displayed.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 8:52am

The LaConner School District has dedicated the district’s Performing Arts Center in honor of Tim Bruce, assistant professor in the Educational Administration program in the Woodring College of Education. On Wednesday, May 16, the Bruce Performing Arts Center was unveiled at a ceremony attended by school district board members, current and past faculty and staff members, and members of the LaConner community.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 4:48pm

Zero Waste Western, a program of the Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with the Campus Community Coalition, is hosting Move Out Madness on Friday, June 15, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Move Out Madness helps to keep the streets of Bellingham clean by minimizing and properly disposing of waste during move-out. Each year, Move Out Madness continues to reduce Bellingham's previous problem of student belongings being left on city sidewalks after move out.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 1:05pm

Western Libraries and the Learning Commons is now accepting applications for their summer teaching and learning retreat.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:37am

Web developers across campus attended an Alt Text Tagging Party, hosted by Web Communication Technologies on May 17, to improve their site’s accessibility by making sure images have alt text.

About ten web developers representing departments like Web Communication Technologies (WebTech), Financial Aid, Admissions, Business and Financial Administration (BFA), College of Fine and Performing Arts (CFPA), and Academic Technology User Services (ATUS) all dedicated anywhere from 1 to 3 hours of their time to add alternative (alt) text to their sites’ images.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 9:53am

The Career Services Center is hosting a retirement celebration to honor Kergie Garcia Hamersley’s outstanding dedication and service to Western.  The celebration will be held in Old Main 280, from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, with remarks at 3:30 p.m.  Light refreshments will be provided. 

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:47pm

Actors will stage two simulated accidents on campus Wednesday, May 23, to remind students about the very real issue of pedestrian safety

Western’s Central Health and Safety Committee and the Theatre Department will stage two simulated transportation accidents on the south side of Red Square and near the Haggard Hall Skybridge from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The incidents are simulated for educational purposes and are not real but please be warned – there will be fake blood on actors.

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:08pm

Liam MacDonald, a first-year WWU student and resident of Nash Hall, died early Saturday morning from an accident while hiking off campus.

University Residences and the Counseling Center met with Nash Hall residents over the weekend to share the news and offer support. For students affected by this loss, know that the WWU Counseling Center offers drop-in hours Monday through Friday. Emergency psychological services are also available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, throughout the year, to current WWU students by calling 360-650-3164.

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:25pm

Retirement Reception for Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman

Friday, June 1 at 4:00 pm

Miller Hall Collaborative Space

Please join us for cake and drinks as we celebrate the careers of Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman.


Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:29pm

More and more male-identified college students are struggling to make intimate connections with their peers. Often times, men use substances such as drugs and alcohol to allow themselves to become more vulnerable with one another. With this in mind Ian Vincent and Colton Gully set out to create an event where men are given the space to begin this self-work. The event they spawned - Casting for Care – is now in its second year. Its aim is to connect participants to each other, and the earth through fly fishing and professionally facilitated conversation.