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The Science, Math and Technology Education (SMATE) building, located between Sam Carver Gymnasium and Morse Hall, was completed in 1996. The facility is designed for teacher in-service education and to better prepare education students for teaching math and science.

Click on each photo below for more information. Photos by Jake Parrish / WWU Communications and Marketing intern

Spring quarter starts today, March 31, at Western Washington University.

Photos by Rhys Logan / WWU

Dennis Murphy, a Western Washington University alumnus who served as dean of the College of Business and Economics for 25 years, addressed Western graduates and their families at the winter Commencement ceremony, Saturday, March 21, in Carver Gymnasium.

Bridger Cindy Custer was all to happy to sit around a circle of students and receive infinite petting this past Monday. Western students Phillip Chen a Sophomore and Amber Ma a Freshman were all enjoying his company while they took a break from their stud

It's the half-way point of finals week and what better way to unload some stress and gain perspective than by petting animals?

"Canines on Campus," formerly known as "Pet Partners," is a program on campus where volunteers bring dogs to campus to share in some canine affection. Whatcom Therapy Dogs and Dogs on Call are the two organizations which provide volunteers to the on-campus program.

Jim Schuster and Kevin Majkut, both recently retired from Viking Union administration at Western Washington University, returned to the VU Monday to be presented with a hand-carved bench made in their honor. Courtesy photo.

Jim Schuster and Kevin Majkut, both recently retired from Viking Union administration at Western Washington University, returned to the VU Monday to be presented with a hand-carved bench made in their honor.

Photo by Rhys Logan / WWU

The new Charles J. (Jerry) Flora Marine Education Building at the Shannon Point Marine Center was officially introduced Thursday at a ceremony in Anacortes.

Flora, who served as Western’s eighth president from 1967 to 1975, passed away late in 2013 at age 85.

The 21st Annual Employee Art Show closes Friday at 1:30 p.m.; the exhibit is set up in Viking Union Room 565. Show hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, March 12, and 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 13.

As part of the WWU Kindness Campaign's day of encouragement on Thursday, members of the Western community wrote notes to themselves for an art project on display under the Wilson Library skybridge. Today's theme is celebration.

Associated Students Productions brought in a petting zoo from Animal Encounters and set it up on the Communications Facility Lawn March 4, 2015. It's scheduled to end at 4 p.m.

Photos by J.T. Williams / WWU

The student group Autonomous Students United to Reduce Tuition marched from the south campus flag plaza to the PAC Plaza on March 4, 2015, protesting tuition costs.

Photos by Rhys Logan / WWU

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