News Releases

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 9:22am

Western Washington University Professor of Geology Jackie Caplan-Auerbach will give a talk entitled “Sounds of an Era’s End: The 2018 Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i, From Ocean Bottom Seismometers,” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb.12 in the Map Collection at Western Libraries.

This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 9:00am

Five Western Washington University students have been selected to participate in the 2020 Legislative Internship Program in Olympia this winter.

Logan Duling of Sammamish, Liliana Gilster of Bellingham, Kyle Jung of Bonney Lake, Katrin Kukhar of Centralia, and Skyla Sorensen of Seattle will intern winter quarter at the State legislature under the supervision of the House and Senate Intern Coordinators. Twenty-five Western students applied for the competitive internship.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 8:32am

Bobbie Buzzell, a first-year graduate student at Western Washington University, has been awarded a prestigious Washington Sea Grant Communications Fellowship for 2019-2020.

Washington Sea Grant offers two Science Communications Fellowships, one for undergraduates and one for graduates.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 12:53pm

Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm is the newest member of the U.S. State Department’s Diplomat-in-Residence (DIR) program, and she will visit WWU’s campus on Jan. 28 to discuss various career and internship opportunities within her organization.

 Bluhm will visit with classes, student groups, advisers and leadership within the university. At the end of her visit, she will conclude with a “Chat with the Diplomat” presentation as well as an open public discussion beginning at 3:30 p.m. in Parks Hall 441.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 10:40am

Registration is now open for Western Washington University's 2020 winter Youth Programs in Bellingham and Anacortes, with topics from snow science to video game design. 

The following programs are offered this winter in Bellingham:

Kids Night Out @ Western (KNOW)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 9:33am

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Winter Career Fair, which will take place from 11am to 3pm on Thursday, February 6th in the Wade King Student Recreation Center MAC Gym.</body></html>

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:11am

Western Washington University will host a free breakfast for the campus and surrounding communities on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20, from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Viking Commons, and also invites its students, faculty, and staff to engage in a day of community service in conjunction with the Volunteer Center of Whatcom County in honor of the legacy of Dr. King.

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:38am

In 1989, a new faculty member’s chance discovery on a library shelf at Western Washington University would set in motion three decades of work and help solve one of the biggest anthropological and linguistic puzzles of our time: Where did the Indigenous peoples of the Americas come from?

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:53am

Western Washington University’s new Lonner Lecture Series is now accepting proposals for funding. The purpose of these funds is to support a university-wide lecture with emphasis on psychologically-oriented approaches to the study of culture. 

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:24am

The next film in the Cinema East series is "A Story From Chikamatsu," which screens at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street).

Also known as "The Crucified Lovers," "A Story From Chikamatsu" continues Mizoguchi Kenji’s exploration of Japanese literary and theatrical traditions. A bunraku puppet play provides the basis for a story about a misunderstanding that puts two people in the crosshairs of a rigid and judgmental social structure.