Budget planning for the upcoming FY21-23 biennium begins now. Anyone at the university can submit their best ideas for ways to generate revenue or reduce expenses.
Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development Kristen Chmielewski has won the History of Education Society’s 2020 Eggertsen Dissertation Prize.
Her dissertation, “’In Any Way Physically or Mentally Unfit to Teach’: City Teachers and Disability, 1930–1970,” takes on the notion of how ideas and norms about disability shaped the experiences of teachers.
Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research (CCCR) and Psychology Department will host a webinar titled "Using Racial Protective Factors to Cultivate Resilience Among Black Youth" with Virginia Commonwealth University's Shawn C. T. Jones from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9.
The presentation will be hosted via Zoom and is free and open to the public and campus community.
Western's Associated Students Net Impact club has recently been awarded gold status by its parent organization. Net Impact is a global organization that encourages the integration of business and sustainability. Western has joined many other universities as an undergraduate chapter of Net Impact, dedicated to campus and community "greening" through innovative, sustainable actions. The club offers its members opportunities to make an impact both locally and nationally, network with community members and business owners, and expand their skill set through relevant experiences.
Student internship info session: Students, mark your calendars! Are you a Canadian citizen or dual national? From 2-2:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, join Canadian Consulate in Seattle representative Robert Kerr and current Western student intern Cullin Baisley via Zoom to hear about an exciting opportunity to work with the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle during winter quarter.
In order to better suit the strategic needs of the institution, streamline operations, and clarify roles in facilities, I am pleased to announce the following revisions to FDCB.
The annual Munro Seminars, hosted by Western's Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education, will be held online on Oct. 27 and 28.
Federal Careers panel discussion
If you are working on a University owned desktop, laptop or mobile device, Western’s Academic Technology and User Services professionals are making sure those devices are securely configured and maintained. Many Western community members are now working on personal devices, however, and must be their own IT support. If you are a community member using your own device, Western’s Information Security Office would like to pass on some simple system maintenance ideas to keep you
Did you know there’s a campus encyclopedia at your fingertips?
The knowledgeable staff of the Viking Union Information Desk can answer your questions from A-Z!
During a normal quarter, the Info Desk is located on the 6th floor of the Viking Union, where you can visit the lost and found, check out laptops and pick up Red Square tables.