Campus News

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 9:45am

Students in the Campus Sustainability Planning Studio will be making their research presentations on Dec. 2 and 3. The student research covers a variety of topics:

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 8:34am

Because of a glitch in the e-mail database used to send the teaser e-mail for Western Today, no message was sent to the WWU community Monday, Nov. 23.

Even when no e-mail message is sent out, however, all of the normal Western Today content will be on the Web site.

The database issue has been resolved. Thanks for your patience and understanding.

Monday, November 23, 2009 - 10:45am

The "Auction Block to Hip Hop" production takes place at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 23, in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. The event costs $5 for general admission and $2 for WWU students with ID.

"Auction Block to Hip Hop" is a theater production about a big Hip Hop mogul named Set Fo' Life. He is at a big award show where he wins awards for his hit record "Pimpin' ain't easy," and on that night he is visited by three ghosts who take him back to the time of his great-great-great grandfather and grandmother, who are leading a slave revolt.

Monday, November 23, 2009 - 10:36am

The EHS Report from Western’s Environmental Health & Safety Office is available online. The fall quarter 2009 issue includes the following articles:

Friday, November 20, 2009 - 10:34am

The Western Washington University Residence Hall Association played host to an annual regional student leadership conference from Nov. 13 to 15. The RHA is a member of the Pacific Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls organization; PACURH is one of eight regional associations affiliated with the National Association of College and University Residence Halls.

Friday, November 20, 2009 - 10:30am

One H1N1 vaccination clinic will be offered on campus next week. Please read below to see if you are eligible to receive free H1N1 vaccine, and if so, how to reserve your appointment. If you are unable to obtain vaccine next week, the Student Health Center does anticipate additional H1N1 vaccine clinics on campus after Thanksgiving break.

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, in the Viking Union Multi-Purpose Room (VU605), from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., WWU nurses will be providing free H1N1 injectable vaccine to the following categories of people:

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 3:02pm

Governor Chris Gregoire has directed that flags at all Washington State agency facilities be lowered to half-staff Monday, Nov. 23, in memory of Neal Richards, a Washington State Department of Transportation employee, who died today after being hit by a falling tree limb while working to clear a slide on US 101 near Indian Hill east of Port Angeles.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business Monday, or first thing Tuesday morning.

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 4:11pm

Faculty and staff Viking Xpress passes for winter quarter will be available starting Tuesday, Dec. 1. The passes will be available for purchase through the Sustainable Transportation Office. Online forms for payroll deduction or cash payment are available at the Transportation Web site at Passes are delivered through campus mail, unless arrangements for personal pick-up are made. The cost to the employee is $23.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 11:45am

The Associated Students Pop Music will host the band The Books on Nov. 21 in the Performing Arts Center Mainstage.

The Books are an experimental band that mixes electronica, folk and acoustic music. They are comprised of Paul de Jong and Nick Zammuto, both based out of Massachusetts. During live shows they use audio-video technology to incorporate samples of sounds, speech, music, text and pictures.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 11:41am

Dec. 1 is the deadline to submit comments on the proposed Workers’ Compensation and Transitional Return-to-Work policy from the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at Western Washington University.