Campus News

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 8:49am

Western faculty are invited to submit proposals for funding for research to be conducted in Mongolia in 2019. Applicants must be current Western faculty for whom research is a required component of professional development. Faculty in all disciplines are eligible. One grant of up to $10,000 is available.

To submit a proposal see the 'Research in Mongolia' page on the IGE website or contact Vicki Hamblin (; x4859; MH 215B) in the Institute for Global Engagement.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:33am

In partnership with Huxley College of the Environment and to celebrate Geography Awareness Week, the Western Libraries will host an Open House for the Map Collection in its new location in Wilson 2 East on Wednesday, November 14, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:24pm

WWU Career Services will host a Law School Information Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wilson Library Reading Room. 

Meet representatives of ABA-approved law schools from across the nation to discuss programs, admission criteria, and application procedures. This is an excellent information-gathering opportunity for students considering law school and a career in the law.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:18pm

Western Washington University’s Language and Culture Programs invites the public to attend an international culture night from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, in the Viking Union Room 565.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:11pm

The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) Program’s annual open enrollment begins Thursday, Nov. 1, and ends Friday, Nov.30.

Open enrollment is your chance to make changes to your health plan benefits. All changes made during open enrollment are effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:07pm

WWU's Joseph Trimble will present 'Sabbatical Sojourn in Scotland Among Scholars, Students, Saints, and Spirits' at 4 p.m.on Thursday Nov. 29 in Communications Facility 115 as part of the WWU Dept. of Psychology Lecture Series.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:00pm

On Nov. 12, WWU's Jazz Combo I will perform before music educators, district arts supervisors, and leaders in the music education profession from around the country at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) National Conference in Dallas, Texas.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:52am

The Passport to College Promise Scholarship Program, located within Student Outreach Services (SOS), hosted a dinner on Thursday, Oct. 25 in VU 565. The Passport program serves those who are in, or have experienced, foster care and are pursuing college. Less than 10 percent of foster youth graduate from college, therefore this program is set up to provide additional support and encourage continuing participation in one’s education. Passport scholars are offered a Passport Navigator, who peer mentors them in resourcing and overall college life.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:20am


“A Force in Nature” is the biopic of 88-year-old Jóhann Eyfells - an Icelandic artist living in Texas. The screening is presented by the Department of Art & Art History, and will be introduced by Western Gallery Director Hafþór Yngvason, who appears in the film. The screen is in Old Main Theatre at 3 p.m. on November 15, and is free and open to the public.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:11am

A few folks from Student Outreach Services (SOS) and the AS Outdoor Center (OC) met at the Stairs to Nowhere.  We were going on a hike but how we would get there, what we would see, who we would meet, and what else we would experience, we had yet to witness.