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Campus News

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 11:24am

Western students and faculty who have experience with online classes are being sought for feedback for a study of online teaching in the COVID-19 era.

The study, run by Assistant Professor of Management Akanksha Bedi with funding from an RSP mini grant, examines faculty and student experience with online teaching and best practices for online education. 

Completing the survey will take about 20 minutes, and the first 50 faculty participants and first 100 student participants will receive an Amazon e-gift card.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:53pm

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:

  • Chad Baloy
  • Teena Burdette
  • Tony Heezen


Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 1:43pm

Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Aerika Brittian Loyd, PhD, Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside, for an online presentation about the threat of racial discrimination and the value of cultural assets for health in justice-involved youth of color on Monday, Jan. 25, from 4-5 p.m.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:11am

Internationally acclaimed stage directors Steve H. Broadnax III and Pirronne Yousefzadeh, along with playwrights Brian Quijada, Ruby Rae Spiegel, and Katori Hall, will join students and faculty from the Western Washington University Theatre Arts program to present a series of streaming play readings in January and February 2021. 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 5:37pm

Contact: Julia Burns, manager, Off Campus Living, or Kendra Baker, peer advisor, Off Campus Living,

Western Washington University’s Off Campus Living office will be hosting H.O.M.E. (Helping Out with Moving Essentials) month starting Feb. 1 to give students tips and resources for moving and living off campus, such as how to find a place, what's in a lease and renters’ rights and responsibilities.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 5:03pm

Students looking for study space on campus during winter quarter can now use the Viking Union Multi-Purpose Room. The Viking Union is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m., and while no services are available, the Multi-Purpose Room offers space where students can connect to campus WiFi for streaming classes and use ATUS printers. There is also comfortable seating throughout the 6th floor. At this time, the building is only open to students, staff, and faculty. Face coverings and symptom attestations are required, and physical distancing will be monitored.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 12:46pm

This week, Western's Counseling Center and Ethnic Student Center are offering online community care spaces to give students an opportunity to come together virtually for collective support and to process events in our nation's capital and around the country.
The first event will take place from 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19.  Log in to the virtual community care space using Zoom Meeting ID 920 9882 3592 to attend.

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 11:51am

The Whatcom County health department is currently seeking volunteers to be Case Contact Investigators (CCIs) to help trace potential COVID-19 cases. 

CCIs must be able to commit to 20 hours of volunteer time per week for at least six months. Most contact tracing takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on any day of the week. Contact tracing also takes place remotely, so all potential volunteers need is a computer with a reliable internet connection, a private space away from noise and a phone. 

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:59am

Dear Colleagues,

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:49pm

Dear Campus Community,

WWU Incident Command (ICS) carefully monitors the COVID-19 pandemic with our top priority of keeping students, staff and faculty as safe as possible. Unfortunately, we continue to see surging numbers of COVID-19 cases locally, regionally and nationally.