Campus News

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 11:01am

Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in recognition of the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day. 

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on May 15, 2018. 

Please notify all of your field offices and facilities around the state. 

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition. 

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 4:48pm

The Chemistry Department will host Dr. Bruce Beutler, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, at 4 p.m.on Friday, May 18 in Academic West 204. Beutler will present "Discovering genes essential for immune function" as part of the department's celebrations of WWU's Scholars Week; see Beutler's abstract and bio below for more information.

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 4:25pm

The Merriman Financial Education Foundation, in collaboration with Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics, will host a lecture titled “Strategies for Success: The Roadmap After Graduation” at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, May 21 in Communications Facilities 110 on Western’s Bellingham campus.

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 2:54pm

It is time to nominate members for PSO Executive Committee. Five (5) positions are open this year. If you have ever thought about getting more involved with PSO, here is your chance!

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 2:01pm

President Sabah Randhawa and the vice presidents seek nominations for the Team Recognition Award.

The Team Recognition Award recognizes a group or team of staff and faculty (and possibly students) who exemplify cooperation, collaboration and open communication.  The group receiving the award must be comprised of supportive team players who worked in partnership on a project that significantly advanced departmental goals and/or university mission.

To be considered, the team must meet the following criteria:

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 11:28am

Western Reads invites students with ideas and advice about our programming for Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements to help us plan for the coming year. 

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:42am

At the end of 2018, WWU's current lecture capture system, Techsmith Relay, will no longer be supported by the vendor.  As a result, ATUS has begun to investigate alternative solutions in conjunction with faculty and other stakeholders.

Your feedback in this process is extremely valuable!  Please consider taking a brief anonymous survey identifying your priority lecture capture features:

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 12:55pm

BELLINGHAM – Western Washington University’s Associated Students will host a “Viking Funder” fundraising event for WWU’s food pantry beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 14 at Birnam Wood and the Viking Union.

The goal is to raise $5,000 to put toward purchasing food, as well as equipment and supplies for the VU food pantry to create accessible food pantry locations around campus. The event is open to all students.

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 11:27am

The final Queens’ Vernacular screening of the academic year will take place next Tuesday, May 15, at 6:30pm. We’ll be screening Jeffrey Schwarz's award-winning documentary Vito, about Vito Russo. 

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:50am

Longtime community members and local business owners Chuck and Dee Robinson will give a talk entitled “It Takes a Village Books: Building Community, One Book at a Time,” at Western Washington University from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, May 24 in Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor). The event is free and open to the public.