Campus News

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 11:07am

The North Sound Youth Symphony's Spring Benefit Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 7, at Western Washington University.

To raise additional money for the symphony, the annual spring concert will be a benefit concert, and several groups and individuals will be on hand to complement the symphony's regular ensembles.


Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 10:59am

Facilities Management's "The Shape of Things to Come" newsletter has been given a new shape. The traditional printed newsletter describing significant upcoming and ongoing construction projects on the Western Washington University campus has given way to an interactive online map that allows the user to click on a specific building to find more information about related construction.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 10:22am

Students in the Sustainable Design Studio class at Western Washington University have investigated the sustainable design of shelters and village communities for Haiti, and they're set to present their sustainable development solution for such devastated communities from noon to 2 p.m. June 3 in Environmental Studies Room 100.

The students' presentation, which is titled "Haiti Housing Relief: Design Book," is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 10:08am

The Red Eye Special from University Dining Services began this morning, June 1, and continues through the end of finals week on June 11. During the promotion, all students, faculty and staff can purchase 12-ounce drip coffee for just 50 cents after 5 p.m. at The Atrium in Arntzen Hall, Miller Market, VU Market, VU Cafe, Tony's Coffee Haggard Hall, Rock's Edge Cafe, The Haven and The Underground Coffeehouse.

Friday, May 28, 2010 - 11:58am

After 25 years of service to Western Washington University, Breta Brown, an administrative assistant with the College of Sciences and Technology, is retiring. Her last day will be July 15.

An open house willl be held in her honor from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, in Bond Hall Room 437. The party is open to all who would like to attend.

Friday, May 28, 2010 - 11:53am

Curious about where the local, sustainable produce used on the Western Washington University campus is grown? WWU's Dining Services is putting on a free tour of one of Growing Washington's farms on Thursday, June 3.

The tour will leave from the Viking Commons on campus at 9 a.m. and will return by noon. To reserve a spot on the trip, sign up on one of the attendance sheets located near the entrances of each of the dining commons on campus. Space is limited.

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 3:52pm

Nearly two hundred Western Washington University student-athletes will be working alongside supervisors from the Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday, June 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon to prepare an area just off the Fairhaven Parkway for salmon habitat.

The volunteer project is the brainchild of Western’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which organized the community service work party. The idea was developed from student-athlete focus groups and SAAC meetings.

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 3:36pm

Leslie Strong, assistant director for Facilities, Interiors with University Residences at Western Washington University, has accepted a position at Stanford University in California.

A fond farewell reception for Strong will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 3, in the Old Main Solarium. The event is open to all who would like to attend.

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 12:53pm

University Dining Services is holding a naming contest for the new bagel kiosk opening in Wilson Library in the fall. The kiosk will be located on the main floor of the library in the newly renovated collaborative space, which once housed Special Collections.

A $500 Munch Money credit goes to the winner of the naming contest. To submit an entry, click here.

Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 11:01am

Western Washington University’s Western Kids Camp – a hands-on exploration of nature, art, science and culture during weekly theme-inspired sessions and interactive recreation – is for students entering grades K-6 and is offered June 21- August 20.