Campus News

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:37am

Registration is now OPEN for SPRING 2019 Faculty & Staff Wellness Program classes!

Spring quarter wellness program classes begin on Tuesday, April 2, and continue through Friday, June 14. Some classes will have limited space, so please do not wait to register!

What's New?!

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:32am

Leave your car at home and take the bus to work!

Reduce noise and air pollution and keep dollars in your bank account by taking the bus to work - even if it is only 1-2 times a week it will make a difference.

Contact Jillian Trinkaus in the Office of Sustainable Transportation for trip planning help.

Sign up for your bus pass here.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:03am

Western Libraries Heritage Resources will host a new exhibition beginning April 1 featuring several important figures of the Beat Generation, including Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, and Jack Kerouac.

“Nobody Goes Home Sad: Photographs of the Gallery 6 Poets, 1955-2015,” is a traveling exhibition on loan to Western from Utah State University’s Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections & Archives Division.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:55am

WWU President Sabah Randhawa recently visited Poulsbo to kick-off a fundraising drive to establish a Western-sponsored Small Business Development Center in Poulsbo.  Western has hosted the largest SBDC program in the state since 1983.  Last year, the Whatcom County SBDC helped create or save more than 300 jobs and helped small businesses access nearly $13 million in capital to expand and launch new ventures.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:06am

Western has announced its Spring 2019 youth programs, and Computer Science Club, Kids Night Out @ Western and GEMS Academy are quickly approaching. Participants can enjoy education, recreation, access to unique and specialized labs and university resources in the following spring programs:


Computer Science Club

Saturdays, April 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18 | 10 a.m.-noon

Grades 6-9

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 11:59am

Dear Campus Community:

I am certain that I speak for all of us in condemning the horrific and heartbreaking terrorist violence perpetrated against Muslim worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.  This beautiful and peaceful country now joins scores of other countries, including our own, where terror attacks have targeted Muslims in their place of worship.  There can be no place in our societies for vile ideologies that incite hatred and fear. 

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:11am

UBC's Don Baker to present 'The Two Koreas' April 18The Department of Global Humanities and Religions (formerly the Department of Liberal Studies) will host the University of British Columbia's Don Baker

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 9:37am

Buchanan towers construction update and south college drive road closureOn Friday, March 22 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., both lanes at the south end of South College Drive will be closed to traffic. Steel sheets will be delivered and placed in the median strip to protect landscaping during PW722 construction activities. Vehicular access to all south campus parking lots will be maintained.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:45am

On Tuesday, March 12, students enrolled in LDST 101: Introduction to Leadership Studies presented their quarter-long community engagement projects in the Miller Hall Collaborative Space at the Leadership 101 Poster Showcase and Fair. These projects gave students the opportunity to develop their own leadership and teamwork skills while also learning about non-profit organizations in the county and the needs these organizations try to address. They worked with:

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:49am

As we all prepare ourselves for the new quarter, your colleagues at the Professional Development Program would once again like to play a supportive role in your growth and development. We have a new schedule of professional development workshops on skills ranging from planning your many projects, to developing greater personal resiliency, to making the most of the Office 365 Suite of tools.

The classes are already scheduled and registration is now open, so check out the class list and register here.