Campus News

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:43am

Western’s Body Empowerment Peer Health Educators are hosting Brrrlesque, a fun, body-positive performance TONIGHT, Jan. 11, in the Old Main Theatre at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 pre-sale/$10 at the door for Western students with ID and $9 pre-sale/$11 at the door for the general public.

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:35am

The following statement was sent to campus via email on Thursday by WWU Vice President of Enrollment and Student Services Melynda Huskey:


Dear Campus Community:

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:31am

ATTN:  All Benefits-Eligible WWU Employees

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:29am

Western Community,

Registration is now open for Western's Employee Language Program workshops, with sessions starting the week of Jan.14.

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 12:17pm

How does safety influence our educational experiences? Is obtaining an education a political act? How does resistance to change and fear of the unknown influence academia and impact our own lives?  Join students, faculty, staff, and community members as they consider questions like these during this quarter’s Teaching-Learning Academy (TLA) dialogue sessions.

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:10am

The Wise & Well U workshops are back this winter! Please see the line-up below. We have added a couple of new workshops. Check them out!

Create a Budget, Ditch Your Debt, and Start Saving for the Future, Jan. 17, noon to 1 p.m., Humanities 210

Doug Stucki from Fidelity will show you how to recognize the importance of managing debt and steps for maintaining healthy financial fitness to help you reach your financial goals.

Estate Planning. Jan. 23,  noon to 1 p.m., Humanities 210

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 10:08am

The Registrar’s Office would like to invite faculty to attend the winter commencement ceremony held on Saturday, March 23rd in the Carver Academic Facility. All colleges will participate in one ceremony at 9:45 am. Departments or participating faculty are asked to submit names and associated departments no later than Friday, March 15th by emailing Heather Christianson at Confirmation and complete details will be sent to those attending.

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:40am

Reneé Collins has been a university administrator, civil rights advocate and long-term college student. Beginning Monday, she begins deciding what’s next.

“I will see how life unfolds,” she says. “I do know I will be doing something to serve the community, to see if there are any holes I can fill. That’s just how I am.”

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:40am

An exhibit of printed posters featuring images and text from picture books that provide an international perspective on conflict, peace, and humanity, will be on display in Galleries 2, 3, and 4 at Western Washington University Libraries through March 22.

An opening celebration reception with refreshments will be held from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23  in the Wilson Library Reading Room. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public. The exhibit is available for viewing during all hours Western Libraries is open.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:34am

We encourage Western faculty, staff, and students to nominate an instructor whose course work reflects this year's Showcase theme, Open Educational Practices.