News Releases

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 12:01pm

Presidential Scholars are selected by six colleges in recognition for their exceptional scholarship and service to the university and their communities. 

The 2019-20 Presidential Scholars include: 

Ray Garcia

College of Social Science and Humanities
Outstanding Graduate, Journalism

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:31am

The Association of Women In International Trade (WIIT) will host a panel discussion webinar titled "U.S.-Canada Trade: On the Ground at the Entry Points" featuring WWU's Laurie Trautman, director of Western's Border Policy Research Institute, at noon on Tuesday, July 14 at 

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 1:37pm

Western Washington University’s original production of “#HereToo – WWU,” a company-created play drawn largely from interviews with young activists confronting the gun violence epidemic in America, has won three awards from the Kennedy Center.  

The awards received were the Citizen Artist Award, Distinguished Company-Generated or Devised Work, and Outstanding Lead Devisers of a Company-Generated Work.  

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:41am

The Western Washington University Small Business Development Center has (SBDC) announced that Jaime Forsyth has successfully completed a rigorous certification process and is the Kitsap SBDC’s newest Certified Business Advisor. 

Forsyth looks forward to serving Kitsap county businesses in this new capacity. 

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 5:27pm

Western Washington University has curated an array of learning and enrichment resources to provide educational opportunities and support during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

WeLearn connects people with Western’s extended community through learning opportunities that address professional and personal enrichment needs, and has resources for anyone who wishes to further their personal and professional goals.

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 1:53pm

Western Washington University will receive $886,000 per year in continuing annual funding from the Washington State Legislature to reduce tuition rates and enhance access for resident undergraduate students in most four-year degree programs offered by Western on the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas.

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 1:48pm

David Patrick has been named as the permanent/ongoing dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for Research at Western Washington University, WWU Provost Brent Carbajal announced today.

Patrick has served as interim dean during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

Western Washington University's SEA Discovery Center in Poulsbo has announced its summer 2020 online programming schedule. SEA Discovery Center’s goal is to continue to offer high-quality STEM programs for local children via remote delivery. 

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 12:43pm

A book titled "Reporting on Race in a Digital Era” by Carolyn Nielsen, Western Washington University professor of Journalism, has been published by Palgrave MacMillan.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 10:05am

Western Washington University's Equal Opportunity Office has changed its name to the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance (CRTC).

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