Campus News

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 10:26am

WWU's Center for Cross Cultural Research will host California State University at Long Beach Associate Professor of Psychology May Ling Halim at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 in Academic West 204 for "The Development of Gender Intergroup Attitudes Among Ethnically Diverse Children."

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 9:53am

The WWU Scholarship Center is excited to announce our first Student Scholarship Workshop!

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 9:50am

The Disability Studies and Action Collaborative is holding listening sessions over the next three weeks. We are looking to hear from faculty and students about topics related to disability and access at Western. Everyone is welcome to these conversations.

Topics for discussion will include:

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 12:08pm

Virginia Wright,  the longtime patron of the arts in the Seattle area who donated the core group of pieces that would become Western's renowned Outdoor Sculpture Collection, has died at the age of 91.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:08am

Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of and eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).

The following employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations:

  • Michael Bisconer
  • Sarina Kiesser
  • Meghan Williams


Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:57am

WWU Provost Brent Carbajal is pleased to announce that the Dean of the Woodring College of Education Search Committee has concluded its review and evaluation of the applications and has selected three strongly qualified candidates to invite to campus for interviews beginning February 24.  Information about the finalists is listed below, along with the schedule for the forums open to the campus community.   The finalists’ resumes are available for review – please contact Jennifer Sloan.  The evaluation form may be accessed at

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:48am

The 27th Annual Employee Art Show will be held March 9-13 in VU 565; deadline for entries is Friday, Feb. 21. Enter your work by clicking here

Opening Reception and Exhibit Hours:

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 11:38am

Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) is re-introducing the faculty grant program formerly called “Project Development Awards” under a new name, with updated guidelines. 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 1:51pm

The rapid growth and impacts of WWU’s Community Engagement Fellows program have caught the attention of other higher education institutions, and this week the Center for Community Learning is hosting a workshop to showcase WWU’s innovative ways to connect higher education with broader communities.  

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 1:09pm

Elaine Weiss, author of highly acclaimed narrative nonfiction book “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight for the Vote” will speak from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Performing Arts Center main stage.