Campus News

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:35pm

How do decisions get made about forested public lands in Washington state? Join representatives from the U.S. Forest Service and the Washington Department of Natural Resources for a discussion on forests, forest management, and public involvement from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 (location TBD). We will discuss the who, what, where, when, and why of various activities on forested public lands.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:10pm

Western Washington University has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® school designation from Viqtory, a website focused on placing veterans in jobs or back into higher education.

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 1:37pm

"The Price of Free" screens Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Fairhaven auditorium.Since 2000, the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival has screened hundreds of inspirational films about ordinary people advocating for rights, including to live peaceably and for a healthy planet.

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 9:55am

WWU's Nicole Ebersole and students in CarverThis week, campus mailboxes are filled with valentines recognizing our colleagues who have made a gift to support today’s students as they become tomorrow’s leaders. If you have made your gift to the Faculty and Staff Campaign this year – thank you.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 10:58am

Members of the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force, including retired WWU staff member Shirley Osterhaus, will present an interactive program looking at a number of sites of historic racism in Whatcom County, defining and providing contemporary examples of systemic racism, facilitating group discussion, and providing resources for further education and action.

Click here to RSVP.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 11:55am

The Huxley College Speaker Series brings guest lecturers to WWU to address topics of environmental concern and is intended to bring together environmentally-minded members of the WWU and Bellingham communities.

Lectures are free and open to the public and held Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Academic Instructional Center West (AW-204).

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 11:42am

Provost Brent Carbajal is pleased to announce that the Dean of the Woodring College of Education Search Committee has concluded its review and evaluation of the applications and has selected three strongly qualified candidates to invite to campus for interviews beginning Feb. 24. 

Information about the finalists is listed below, along with the schedule for the forums open to the campus community. The finalists’ resumes are available for review – please contact Jennifer Sloan. 

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:55pm

film poster for "the Story of Yes"Quintin Oliver, international conflict resolution expert, and Fiona MacMillan, political communications specialist, will present three short films and lead a discussion about the grass roots sources of peace in Northern Ireland from 1-2:20 p.m.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 11:38am

Join WWU's brain-stretching outdoor adventure race: The WWU Great Puzzle Hunt!

The Great Puzzle Hunt is like a scavenger hunt adventure with puzzles. Teams of up to 6 people travel on foot to various locations solving a total of four hour-long puzzles gathering clues along the way to solve one final meta puzzle.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 11:18am

BELLINGHAM – Western Washington University plans to test its emergency notification system known as Western Alert at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Western Alert is a group of ways to reach students, faculty and staff with important safety information.

The Western Alert Test will consist of activation of all elements of Western notification system, including: