Campus News

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 11:48am

WWU students, staff and faculty members are committed to outstanding teaching, scholarship, leadership and community service and periodically the Western community has the opportunity to recognize some of our exceptional community members.  The following annual awards are examples of the university community’s efforts to recognize and show appreciation to faculty members and others for their service and outstanding achievements.  Provost Carbajal encourages nominations for these awards.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:29pm

At Western, we are fortunate that our students, faculty and staff are committed to making a positive impact in the world, to living their values and seeing them reflected in the operations of the University.  Just as in our personal lives, determining which course of action to take as a community involves weighing the costs, benefits, and trade-offs among a complex and often competing set of priorities, values, practical considerations and limitations.  One of the areas of campus life that we will soon have an opportunity to consider in this light is Western’s Dining Services, as

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:15pm

The Student Technology Fee (STF) Committee is accepting Tech Initiatives abstracts for the current academic year. All Western employees and students may apply.

Abstracts from employees are due January 15.

Tech Initiatives make up 12.43 percent of the Student Technology Fee, or approximately $193,220 in AY 2020.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 8:56am

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Michael Knapp, Interim Police Chief for Lynden, Washington, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Interim Police Chief Knapp, 79, passed away on November 6, 2019, from injuries sustained when he was struck by a truck.

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:44am

Grad School open house set for Nov. 25Are you thinking of pursuing a master's degree? Come by for coffee and cookies in the Wilson Library Reading Room while you explore the many excellent graduate programs at Western!

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:34am

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) at Western Washington University is in the midst of its water sampling program at buildings throughout the main campus in Bellingham.

Since 2008, Western EHS has taken additional steps to monitor the campus’ drinking water. While there is no federal law requiring universities to test their drinking water, Western determined it in the best interest of the campus community to test priority sites on campus.

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:25am

Psychology graduate students to begin  offering free counseling sessions in JanuaryBeginning in January, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide individual counseling, under faculty supervision. These services are free.

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 4:07pm

The WWU Honors Program invites proposals for not fewer than 20 seminars (3 credit-hour courses) to be offered during the 2020-2021 academic year. Honors Seminars are junior/senior-level courses and may be on any subject; interdisciplinary proposals are strongly encouraged. Seminars are small, highly interactive, with a limit of 15 students, focusing on discussion, composition, problem solving, or group projects.

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:10am

How does Student Outreach Services engage with students?  Our Peer Mentor Program partners with the Outdoor Center and takes its mentees on a hike.