Campus News

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 10:47am

On Thursday, Sept. 19, Western Libraries will open to the public at 10:30 a.m. This delayed opening is in order to allow as many library employees as possible to participate in Western's annual Fall Convocation events.

Western Libraries intersession hours will continue through Sept. 24. Normal Library hours will resume on Sept. 25. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 9:46am

This coming year we will be celebrating 50 years since Huxley College of the Environment was created as the world’s first interdisciplinary environmental college and we would like you to join us at one of our upcoming events in Seattle and Bellingham to celebrate this milestone.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 9:12am

Section 10 of the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) provides the following information about faculty professional leave:

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 11:27am

As we all prepare ourselves for the new quarter, your colleagues at the Professional Development Program would once again like to play a supportive role in your growth and development. We have a new schedule of professional development workshops on skills ranging from planning your many projects, to developing greater personal resiliency, to making the most of the Office 365 Suite of tools.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 11:54am

A panel of historians and educators will discuss “Making and Unmaking Histories of Settler Violence and Colonialism in the Pacific Northwest,” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Western Libraries Special Collections, Wilson 6.

The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 1:58pm

Hunter Stuehm has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve a one-year term as the student trustee at Western Washington University.

“Hunter has demonstrated outstanding student leadership and his perspective will enrich the WWU Board of Trustees,” Inslee said. “Hunter will bring the crucial student voice and perspective to the board and help communicate decisions and their impacts back to the student body. Hunter’s appointment will benefit all Vikings.”  

Stuehm will serve as student trustee on Western’s Board of Trustees from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 9:39am

Take the bus to work! Reduce noise and air pollution and keep dollars in your bank account by taking the bus to work - even if it is only 1-2 times a week it will make a difference. Contact Jillian Trinkaus (x7245) in the Office of Sustainable Transportation for trip planning help. More information and a link to the Bus Pass Request e-sign form are available on the Sustainable Transportation website:


Monday, September 9, 2019 - 5:13pm

Western Washington University will offer several Youth Program for grades K-12 this fall.

Western has been inspiring youth through academics and recreational activities for 38 years. Participants experience hands-on learning and gain exposure to a college campus under the instruction of Western’s high-quality educators.

The following programs are being offered this fall:

Computer Science Club (Grades 6-8)

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 1:04pm

Dear CE Fellows and Friends,

We invite you to Learning Through Place from the Start on Friday, Sept. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Geneva Elementary School in Bellingham.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 8:49am

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity will officially launch the university’s new Holocaust and Genocide Studies minor with a presentation by James Waller at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17 in the Wilson Library Reading Room.

Waller’s talk, “Confronting Evil: Why Holocaust and Genocide Studies Matter Today,” is free and open to the public.