Campus News

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:18pm

University Archives and Records Management (UARM) is pleased to announce that we have added an FAQ about email management to our website: This guide attempts to answer common questions UARM receives about email, but if you have any additional questions, please contact Rachel Thompson at x6654.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

The monthly queer film series organized by Western's Greg Youmans and Chris Vargas is starting up again for the 2017-18 academic year, with two films left for the fall: 


Funeral Parade of Roses (dir. Toshio Matsumoto, 1964)

Tuesday, Nov.  28, Pickford Film Center, 6:30 p.m. (ticketed)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 1:00pm

Joining Woodring in the 2017-18 academic year are three new Health and Community Studies faculty members who are assigned to Western’s growing Registered Nurse-to-Bachelor of Science Nursing Program. In addition, the Elementary Education Program adds a new member who also holds a half-time appointment in the College of Science and Engineering.

Health and Community Studies Faculty Members:

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:32am

Dawn Dietrich, faculty director of the Western Reads program, has announced that this will be her last year as director.

Dietrich has directed Western Reads since 2012, leading the program over a period characterized by expanded student participation and readership of the Western Reads book, numerous notable events, and vibrant partnerships between the program, academic departments, the Associated Students, Whatcom Reads and numerous community partners — including Pickford Film Center, Whatcom Museum, and the Bellingham police.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 3:56pm

As part of its regular review process of library materials, Western Libraries will hold a faculty review of materials that have been identified for withdrawal from the library collection. Some of these resources are being withdrawn because they are duplicated in the library’s collections or have been replaced by a newer format/edition.  Others are being withdrawn because Western Libraries considers them no longer suitable for the collections, due to outdated format and low use. All faculty members are welcome to review the withdrawn resources from Tuesday Oct. 24-Monday Oct.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:11am

Thaddeus Spratlen and Lois Price-Spratlen Inclusion and Diversity Grant

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:38am

Internships are a great way for students to develop their professional skills and contribute to the community. Students who are looking to gain work experience, build their resumes, and develop their professional network should attend the Internship and Volunteer Fair on Thursday, Oct. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Viking Union Multi-Purpose Room.  Students will be able to meet with over 50 social services organizations, government agencies, and non-profits to discuss full and part-time internships. 

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:35am

Happy Halloween Western Community Members! 
The Ridge Community Hall Councils invite you to our annual Halloween on the Ridge event on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 1-5 p.m. This spooky event is open to all ages and will include opportunities for tricks and treats! 
The Ridgeway Hall Councils will decorate three residence hall lounges on the Ridge. Children and adults of all ages will be able to walk through the displays which will include a fun interactive component.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:08am

WWU faculty members are committed to outstanding teaching, scholarship, leadership and community service and periodically the Western community has the opportunity to recognize some of our exceptional faculty members.  The following annual awards are examples of the university community’s efforts to recognize and show appreciation to faculty members and others for their service and outstanding achievements.  Provost Carbajal encourages your nominations for these awards, each of which includes a payment for $1,000.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 9:40am

Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of and eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).

The following employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations: