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Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 9:30am

How can you help offset the costs for a Western Student to join a professional affinity association?  During Give Day 2021, the Career Services Center is raising  funds to waive the annual cost for students to join or renew membership in professional affinity associations.   We believe that providing the opportunity to participate in professional associations can lead to many benefits for our students, including: developing a network of connections, opportunities for civic and community engagement, facilitate knowledgeable communications and provide ment

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 10:43am

Off Campus Living is hiring for several work-study positions for next school year.

We are hiring for:

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 10:38am

WWU will host a panel discussion, "Reporting on Ecotopia: Cross-border environmental media in the Salish Sea & Cascadia," from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 21 via Zoom.

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 10:24am

The policies below are posted for 30-day campus review from May 14- June 13, 2021.


  • POL-U1600.02 Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination & Retaliation
  • POL-U1000.07 Preventing Misuse and Abuse of Alcohol & Other Drugs


Friday, May 14, 2021 - 10:56am

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each Friday, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:55pm

Bellingham and Whatcom County residents are invited to a virtual Community Visioning Summit, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22, as the Chuckanut Health Foundation engages with the community to develop a proposal for a county-wide racial equity commission.

This interactive event will feature guest presenters with expertise in using diverse approaches to address racial inequalities as well as offer opportunities for attendees to ask questions and provide feedback.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 12:04pm

Burrito King will return to Vendors Row in front of the Viking Union on Monday, May 17, and will also be serving coffee.

Also, the Viking Union has opened a “coffee garden” with some distanced seating and a ping pong table. Masks are required at all times in this area when you are not eating. Additionally, picnic tables can be found in front of Vendors Row and below the Viking Union next to the 1st floor entrance.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:42am

U.S. Representative Rick Larsen visited the Western Mars Lab last week and got a tour of the facility from WWU's own Melissa Rice, a member of the Mars 2020 rover team.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:01am

Western will celebrate Scholars Week, an annual campus event showcasing the best of student scholarship, virtually, for the second year in a row, but with a new and improved platform allowing for a live-steaming thesis competition and a way of interacting with Poster Session participants.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2:25pm

Join WWU President Sabah Randhawa, Provost Brent Carbajal, and Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services Melynda Huskey for a discussion and question-and-answer session at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 20 via Zoom about the process of planning for fall quarter, what the new school year may look like compared to the last year, the recent