Campus News

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:57pm

Western Washington University Associate Professor of History Jared Ross Hardesty will discuss his recent book, “Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston,” (New York: NYU Press, 2016) from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Western Libraries Reading Room (Wilson Library 4th Floor Central).

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 10:24am

A delegation from Western spent the first week of October in UlaanBaatar, Mongolia, meeting with partner institutions to further develop a variety of projects. Provost Brent Carbajal, Dean of the Libraries Mark Greenberg, and Executive Director of the Institute for Global Engagement Vicki Hamblin, met with the Presidents of the National University of Mongolia and the Mongolian National University of Education then attended ceremonies, banquets, and a traditional music and dance concert in celebration of NUM’s 75th anniversary.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 10:14am

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

EAP Orientation Oct. 11, Noon -1 p.m., Humanities 210

Learn how to access no-charge, confidential services available for all state employees and their family members. From personal to workplace issues – you will learn about the various kinds of resources and help EAP offers.

Homeowners Insurance 101: Oct. 26, Noon -1 p.m., Humanities 210

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 10:08am


Western's Wise & Well U program is launching a new program to create more opportunities for Western employees to connect with our community.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:48am

Sharalyn Orbaugh of the University of British Columbia, will present “What’s Queer about Postwar Manga?” from 3-4 p.m.on Tuesday, Oct. 24  in Science Lecture 140.

The talk is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:20am

Western Washington University plans to test its emergency notification system known as Western Alert at 9:35 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 and also conduct a campus lockdown drill.

Western Alert is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important safety information.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:51pm

The WWU Athletic Department invites you to a week full of Viking athletic events! We have selected three of our games this week to invite WWU faculty and staff for FREE with your Western ID card. The following games this week have been designated as WWU Faculty & Staff Appreciation nights:

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:30pm

Thursday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Viking Union Multipurpose Room

More than 50 vendors are expected at this year’s event. Students may explore not only health professional programs, but other disciplines of advanced studies, including Western programs. Participating vendors may be viewed at

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:19pm

Gabe Galanda, attorney and co-founder of Galanda Broadman, PLLC, and a Western Washington University English Department alumnus, will give a talk from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 in Academic West, Room 210 at WWU. 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:14pm

Please join us in wishing Donnell Tanksley farewell as he leaves to serve at chief of police at Portland State University. The farewell reception for Assistant Chief Tanskley will be Nov. 8, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Viking Union 565. 

Parking enforcement will be suspended in Lot 7G (only) from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on that day. 

Questions? Call 360-650-2945.