Campus News

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:30pm

Thursday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Viking Union Multipurpose Room

More than 50 vendors are expected at this year’s event. Students may explore not only health professional programs, but other disciplines of advanced studies, including Western programs. Participating vendors may be viewed at

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:19pm

Gabe Galanda, attorney and co-founder of Galanda Broadman, PLLC, and a Western Washington University English Department alumnus, will give a talk from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 in Academic West, Room 210 at WWU. 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:14pm

Please join us in wishing Donnell Tanksley farewell as he leaves to serve at chief of police at Portland State University. The farewell reception for Assistant Chief Tanskley will be Nov. 8, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Viking Union 565. 

Parking enforcement will be suspended in Lot 7G (only) from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on that day. 

Questions? Call 360-650-2945. 




Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:02pm

Evelyn Mae Cullander Wright, associate professor emeritus of English at Western and former associate editor of the Journal of Educational Controversy, passed away Sept. 22. 

Click here to read her obituaries in the Bellingham Herald and the Journal of Educational Controversy

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 3:20pm

State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, will hold a town hall meeting at Western Washington University Thursday, Oct. 12.

The meeting, sponsored by Western Washington Students for Life and WWU Young Americans for Liberty, begins at 7 p.m. at the Viking Union building. The meeting is open to the public without charge.

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 3:00pm

The Registrar’s Office would like to invite faculty to attend the fall commencement ceremony held on Saturday, December 16th in the Carver Academic Facility. All colleges will participate in one ceremony at 10:00 am. Departments or participating faculty are asked to submit names and associated departments no later than Friday, December 8th by emailing Heather Christianson at Confirmation and complete details will be sent to those attending.

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 2:20pm

Many in the Western campus community have become accustomed to receiving emails and campus announcements via Western Today with updates on new initiatives, budgetary issues, aspirational opportunities and other important news.  In an effort to hear more of your suggestions and concerns for our future, I’ve started this blog at as

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 3:11pm

The BPRI is pleased to announce the launch of a Cross-Border Research Fellowship program, held in conjunction with our partners at the University of Victoria. Please see the announcement below and share with those who may be interested.


Cross-Border Research Fellowship

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:55pm

On behalf of the New Student Services/Family Outreach and Academic Advising Center staff, we offer a heartfelt “thank you” to the hundreds of campus partners we’ve worked with during our summer and fall advising and orientation programs. The commitment of so many staff, faculty, and student leaders to create a wonderful welcome for new students and their family members helped make all our sessions run smoothly.