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Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:04pm

What makes Western special? Lots of things, including dedicated faculty and staff, and passionate students who become extraordinary alumni. Join us as we honor four inspiring alumni who have used their educations to launch their dreams. Each has translated a unique set of passions and abilities into vocations that are impacting their communities and transforming lives.

On May 14 at 5:30 p.m. join the celebration and meet Western’s 2021 Alumni Award recipients:

Tyler J. Malek ('10) Entrepreneur of the Year

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 11:30am

Beginning on May 6, FlixBus provides another option to the WWU community for traveling on the I-5 corridor.

The initial schedule will feature one round-trip in each direction on Fridays and Sundays. FlixBus plans to be grow this service offering in the coming months to offer more options for travel times and days of service. This route segment originates/terminates in Bellingham/Portland, with additional stops along the way in Everett, Seattle, Sea-Tac Airport, Tacoma and Olympia.

Friday and Sunday Stops at WWU:

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:26am

Human Resources at Western Washington University has updated the list of employees who are in need of and eligible to receive shared leave in accordance with the Requesting and Donating Shared Leave policy (POL-U5410.06).

The following employees are eligible to receive shared leave donations:

  • Teena Burdette
  • Tony Heezen
  • Sarah Hutchinson
  • Michelle MacLean
  • Shawni Portillo
  • Branson Quint


Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:33pm

Governor Inslee hereby 

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:42pm

The Viking Union Organization and the search committee for the Assistant Director for Multicultural Student Engagement has identified finalists for the position and invites you to interact with them on these days:

Wednesday, May 12 : Cedric Bolton, M.Ed
Friday, May 14: Adekunbi Ajiboye, Ed.D
Wednesday, May 19: Lateasha Meyers, PhD
Friday, May 21: Melissa Uyesugi, M.Ed

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:36pm

Do you want to make a difference as a leader in shared governance at Western? Are you interested in advocating on behalf of your professional staff colleagues to improve compensation, professional development, inclusion, and social engagement, among other priorities?

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 12:50pm

The Whatcom County Council is seeking input on its proposed permanent 

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 11:06am

Western's Disability Studies Steering Committee, History Department, English Department, and Anthropology Department will host Susan Burch, professor and director of American Studies at Middlebury College, for "Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions" from 4-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18 via Zoom.

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 10:26am

Looking for some cheer, connection, and cause for celebration? We’ve got you covered. You’re invited to join our community from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 14 via Zoom to get to know Western’s 2021 Alumni Award recipients. We are delighted to honor four alumni and hope you will join the party to celebrate with these inspiring changemakers:

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 11:20am

May 5, 2021 BOT Meeting link: