Campus News

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 1:36pm

The 41st Annual Employee Recognition Ceremony was held this morning in the PAC, with employees being honored for their years of service as well as the distribution of the annual President's Exceptional Effort Awards (see photo above). Congratulations award winners, and on behalf of the university, thank you employees! 

WWU photos by Rose Carr.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:24am

Kate McLean, a professor of Psychology at Western, is conducting a study about personal development in romantic relationships and is seeking participants.

Participants in this study will be asked to participate in from 2 - 5 online survey sessions. Participants will receive a $10 Amazon voucher for each session completed and will be entered for a chance to win an additional $50 at each session.

Participants must be 18 or older, and currently be in a romantic relationship for at least 6 months and no longer than two years.  

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:43am


Art Sherwood, the Western Washington University David Cole Professor of Entrepreneurship and the director of the IDEA Institute, is teaming up with professors and researchers at Bellingham Technical College (BTC) on a new $650,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:50pm

The Budget Office seeks feedback on the recommendations to the President, from the Vice Presidents and Deans for 1) operating budget Decision Packages to be sent to Olympia for the 2019-2021 Biennial Budget and 2) the fiscal year 2019 emergent budget for Western Washington University.

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 12:07pm

Upcoming learning opportunities with the EO Office

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:43am

This year's Summer Construction Projects Town Hall Meeting will be held from noon- 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 10 in Haggard Hall 345.

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 10:06am

A huge thank you to the 51% of you who completed the Employee Transportation Survey last week. We have not reached our goal of at least 70% participation.

If you haven"t done your survey yet, please set aside 3 minutes to complete it now. If you have completed your survey, please encourage those around you to complete their survey.

Survey Stats:

2579 surveys were distributed

1325 have been completed

1254 have not been completed

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:50am

Initiatives without Engagement: A Realistic Account of the Secondary Effects of Direct Democracy’ May 8 at 3 p.m.​Western's Political Science Department and College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host WWU alumnus Joshua Dyck, associate professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Center for Public Opinion at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, for his presentati

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:18am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Journalism Carolyn Nielsen will discuss her research and explore questions sparked by her experiences as a newspaper journalist covering justice issues at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16 at Western Libraries Special Collections.

This event is free and open to the public.