Campus News

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:37am

Western Libraries is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 Western Libraries Undergraduate Research Award.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:20am

Western participated in Bellingham's annual Memorial Day parade on Saturday, May 25 with its largest showing in decades.

More than 100 students representing multiple WWU organizations walked, drove, danced and performed their way down Cornwall Avenue for parade watchers who braved the rain. WWU students handed out Viking tattoos, coupons to Woods Coffee and the A.S. Bookstore along with other WWU swag.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:06am

Dear Colleagues,

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 9:58am

Take the bus (or Park & Ride) to the Ski to Sea Festival!

On Ski to Sea Sunday Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) will run extra buses on Route 14 between Western and the Ski to Sea Festival in Fairhaven.

Free parking will also be available at WWU's Lot C on Bill McDonald Parkway at West College Way.

Buses will depart from a bus shelter on the west side of Bill McDonald Parkway every 15 minutes from 11:30 am to 7:15 pm.

After 7:15 pm, Route 14 will return to its regular Sunday schedule. 

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 11:20am

Western Libraries has completed its annual journal evaluation (as described in our Subscription FAQ) and identified 18 high cost-per-use titles for cancellation in 2020. These titles, with a cost-per-use over $100, will be cancelled effective January 1, 2020, but will remain available through interlibrary loan and per-article purchasing, and may also be accessible through full-text databases like Academic Search Comp

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 8:49am

Join Vikings around the world next Thursday May 30 for a 24-hour online giving campaign dedicated to powering student success. Your gift to your favorite department, scholarship or program will help students channel their passion, develop their purpose and pursue their dreams with everything they’ve got. We bring together those who want to change the world, with the people who are changing it.  Together, we will make waves.

Don’t miss out. A percentage of every gift will be matched.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 2:19pm

The Governor signed the 2019-21 Biennial Operating Budget on Tuesday, May 21.  With the signing, Western can now make available the recommendations to the campus for our 2019-21 Operating Budget.  The recommendation can be found in the News & Updates section on the Budget Office homepage, or through the Budget Forum where comments from the campus community may be posted as feedback.  Your WWU universal login will be required for access to the Budget Forum.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:56pm

Western Washington University faculty will participate in “Think and Drink: Breaking News - The State of American Journalism” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 at The Upfront Theatre at 1208 Bay St. in Bellingham.

This event is free and open to the public; however, registration is required. Register for Think and Drink at

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 1:12pm

On Wednesday, May 29 from 6-7 p.m. at Twin Sisters Brewing Company, 500 Carolina St. in Bellingham, Kate McLean, director of Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research, will present the latest research on storytelling and development, as well as the role storytelling can play from infancy to adulthood, in "The Power of Storytelling in Child and Adolescent Development."

This event is free and open to the public.