Campus News

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:23am

Western Washington University has been named a “Military Friendly School” for 2018 by, placing Western in the top 40 percent of all higher education institutions nationwide.

Based on a survey of more than 10,000 colleges and universities, Western was one of the schools to receive recognition for doing the most to assist America’s military service members and veterans as students.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:00am

Western Libraries at Western Washington University has hired Madeline Kelly as its director of Collections. Madeline comes to Western from the University Libraries at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia., where she served as Head of Collection Development.

In her new position at Western, Madeline leads units responsible for acquisitions, course reserves, interlibrary loan and resource sharing, cataloging, circulation, collections assessment, and maps.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:52pm

Josie Melton, science education instructor in SMATE (Science, Math and Technology Education) at Western Washington University, has been selected for one of 10 highly competitive annual CADRE Fellowships.

Recipients receive a one-year fellowship to work with the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), a resource network for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education researchers supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 1:58pm

Alumna Shirley Erickson and Western employee Leanna Bowman will be featured artists during the First Friday Downtown Bellingham Art Walk on Friday, Dec.1 from 6-8 p.m. at Western City Center, located at 1155 N. State Street on the first floor of the Bellingham Herald building.

Wine, beer,  hot chocolate and appetizers will be served.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 1:51pm

WWU faculty members are committed to outstanding teaching, scholarship, leadership and community service and periodically the Western community has the opportunity to recognize some of our exceptional faculty members.  The following annual awards are examples of the university community’s efforts to recognize and show appreciation to faculty members and others for their service and outstanding achievements.  Provost Carbajal encourages your nominations for these awards, each of which includes a payment for $1,000.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:22am

Thaddeus Spratlen and Lois Price-Spratlen Inclusion and Diversity Grant

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

The Public Employees Benefits (PEBB) Program"s annual open enrollment ends on Thursday, November 30, 2017. This is an opportunity to make changes to your medical and dental benefits. All changes made during the annual open enrollment are effective January 1, 2018.

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 11:50am

Western's Karen W. Morse Institute for Leadership will host its Project Showcase during the annual Campus Holiday Gathering from 3-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the VU Multipurpose Room (please note location change).

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 11:33am

WWU Faculty and Staff,

The Western Athletic Department would like to invite you to this week's opening conference games for our men's and women's basketball teams for FREE with your WWU ID for our Faculty & Staff Appreciation nights. 

The women's team tips off the week on Tuesday, November 28th at 7:00 p.m. in Carver as they take on Simon Fraser. 

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:54am

Every year, the Center for Instructional Innovation & Assessment creates the INNOVATIVE TEACHING SHOWCASE, an online publication featuring best practices of Western's most dynamic instructors. This year's Showcase, themed “Engaging Social Justice,” seeks to honor faculty who work to engage students actively in the people and problems of society in engaging ways: by creating meaningful, immersive, enlivening content or processes for exploring social justice issues.