Campus News

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 9:53am

Western Washington University’s Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Purdue University Professor of Psychological Sciences Margo Monteith for “Bias and its Reduction: Creating Awareness and Fostering Positive Change” from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7 in Academic West 204 on the WWU campus.

This presentation is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 9:39am

Western Libraries Heritage Resources is hosting a new exhibition tracing the journeys of the Jewish people through their books and printing.

“As Far As Their Books Reach: Jewish Printing and the Global Jewish Diaspora” is on display through March 20, 2020, in Western Washington University Libraries Special Collections (Wilson 6th floor).

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:12am

The nine justices of the Washington State Supreme Court will be on campus at Western Washington University on Oct. 9 and 10 to meet with the campus community, answer questions about their role in the state’s judicial system, and hear oral arguments on three cases.

These events are free and open to the public, and all will be held in the Wilson Library Reading Room.

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:36am

Western Washington University, in partnership with the City of Bellingham, will host the 4th Annual Paint B’ham Blue for WWU on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Over the past four years, the WWU Alumni Association has invested more than $150,000 in the “Paint B'ham Blue for WWU Downtown Lighting Project, which placed 2,600 strands of lights on more than 250 trees downtown, in addition to providing the Western Make Waves banners on the light poles.

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:21am

Enrollment and Student Services and Academic Affairs are partnering to give our incoming first-year students a really unique and new Welcome to Western Student Convocation experience. For those who do not know, Student Convocation is a program for our incoming students to come together, have an official welcome to campus, interact with their peers and those of us that work at Western, and have a special beginning to their collegiate careers.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 4:31pm

The Asia University America Program (AUAP) at Western Washington University will hold a ceremony at 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:59am

WWU Environmental Studies alumna Ava Michael ('18) of Coupeville has been accepted into the Peace Corps in The Gambia and will depart Oct. 7 to begin training as an agroforestry volunteer.

“This is an incredible opportunity to work with people I might never otherwise be able to,” said Michael of her desire to join the Peace Corps.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:38am

'Futureface' book cover imageWestern Washington University has selected the book “Futureface: A Family Mystery, An Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging” by Alex Wagner as this year’s Western Reads text.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:31pm

Open Forums are scheduled for finalists for Executive Director for Budget and Financial Planning position.  See below link for position description, cover letters/resumes, and feedback sheet.  

All Open Forums are from 2-2:30 p.m. in OM 340.

Sept. 18, Bradley Batiuk

Sept. 24, Faye Gallant

Sept. 25, Hall Walker

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 10:55am

Paqui Paredes Méndez has been named ongoing dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) at Western Washington University, Provost Brent Carbajal announced.

Paredes previously was appointed to serve for a two-year term as dean of CHSS. Her new appointment as ongoing CHSS dean was effective as of July 23, 2019.