Campus News

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.

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:47pm

A 57-year-old Bellingham man was arrested on Thursday, May 17 by University Police in Wilson Library and charged with voyeurism, a felony, and stalking, a gross misdemeanor. He was booked into Whatcom County Jail and has been trespassed from Western’s campus. The man is not a Western student or university employee.

On Thursday, May 17, a male Western student told University Police that on May 15 he witnessed a man in the library taking inappropriate pictures or video, from under desks, of seated female students. 

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:45am

Vanessa Hernandez, a Seattle area lawyer, will present “Speech and Protest in Public Schools” at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 31 in Miller Hall room 005 on Western’s campus.

This presentation will be a part of the the 19th Annual Educational Law and Social Justice Forum sponsored by the Journal of Educational Controversy and the Center for Education, Equity and Diversity at Western Washington University.  

The event is free and open to the public.

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:15am

Byambakhand Chuluundorj, associate professor of Mongolian Language and Linguistics at the National University of Mongolia, is the Henry J. Schwarz visiting instructor this quarter. She is teaching a beginning course in Mongolian Language and Culture in the East Asian Studies program in support of Western’s strategic partnership with her home institution.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:37am

Western Washington University student artists and athletes will host an exhibition titled “Essential Movements: Artists & Athletes” from May 14 to June 11 in the Carver Gym landing exhibition space.

The event, which is free and open to the public, includes 40-by-60-inch prints by students in Western Photography Art classes who worked directly with WWU athletes to facilitate strategies surrounding working with and photographing groups of models in motion.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:20am

Friday, May 18, is Bike to Work and School Day! There are many ways to celebrate.

Three Celebration Stations on Campus - May 18, 7-10 am Ride your bike to campus and get cheered on at a Celebration Station. The Office of Sustainable Transportation will be hosting two Celebration