Campus News

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 1:33pm

Students interested in attending law school are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Law School Info Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the Wilson Library Reading Room.

Admission to the fair is free and open to the public. 

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 11:25am

Jim DeWilde will retire on Wednesday, Oct. 30 after working for 32 years at Western, with 16 of those as the Financial Aid department's associate director. As with many employees at Western, DeWilde started as a student before deciding to return to the university to start his professional career.

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 9:07am

Join the WWU Department of Design for November Art Walk on Nov. 1! The department, with the support of Faithlife, will present a large-scale musical animation exhibition projected onto the side of the historic 7-story Flatiron building downtown Bellingham on Bay St.

The evening features 11 short animated pieces from BFA Design students playing on loop between 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:06am

Students and graduates looking jobs and internships are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Fall Business Career Fair, which will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7 in the Wade King Recreation Center MAC Gym.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:53am

Max Knittel is retiring this Thanksgiving after working for 44 years at Western as the Physics and Astronomy department’s engineering technician lead. As impressive as that sounds, Knittel’s time on the WWU campus began even earlier.

Knittel attended summer kindergarten at the Campus School in Miller Hall around 1955 while his mother taught in several smaller communities in Washington, placing him on campus more than 60 years ago.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:43am

Western Students, faculty, staff and local community members are invited to the annual Veterans Day Ceremony from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 in the VU MPR.
A reception will immediately follow the ceremony, which is free and open to the public.

Speakers will include:

  • Sabah Randhawa — President, Western Washington University
  • Jesse Atkins — WWU Facilities Management, Veteran
  • Nick Sanchez — Director of Veterans Services Office, Veteran
  • Bambi Lewis — AS Veteran Community Coordinator, Veteran


Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 2:50pm

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

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 9:07am

WWU Professor of Environmental Studies Andy Bach will present "The Canyon Lake Community Forest" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Academic West 204 as part of the Huxley Speaker Series.

Bach's presentation is free and open to the public.

The Canyon Lake Community Forest is managed as a nature reserve by Whatcom County Parks, but came to be through the hard work of a former Huxley College student, Tommy Gaines.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 8:46am

Western Washington University will conduct a training exercise regarding operational readiness in the event of an earthquake on campus from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the University’s Administrative Services Building at 333 32nd Street, in Bellingham.  The training exercise will involve members of Western’s Emergency Management, Public Safety, Environmental Health and Safety, and University Communications.

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 11:48am

Whose Voices Are Heard? South Seattle youth will speak out about how the outdoors can help their communities at a symposium open to the campus community from 3-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the Wilson Library Reading Room.
Listen to South Seattle high school seniors tell about the community’s relationship to “environment” and engage in open dialogue, and reflect on and explore relevance to your place or program at WWU.
Light refreshments will be provided.