News Releases

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:21am

Western Washington University is one of the nation’s best values in public colleges, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:01am

Stephen Senge, a professor emeritus of Western’s College of Business and Economics, passed away in early July 2019, and the college has established an endowment fund in his honor.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 12:57pm

Western Washington University has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the development of a new, world-class teaching apiary. The existing two beehives, located at the Outback Farm, have been a major draw for student engagement since their arrival in May, and in partnership with local beekeeper Chris Harrington of Beeagoodcitizen, plans are underway to expand the facility and the learning opportunities. 

“We have the chance to be a regional leader in pollinator advocacy, research, and education,” said Outback Farm Manager Terri Kempton.

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 9:32am

Western's Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) on the Peninsulas has announced its fall 2019 courses, offered in four different cities across the region: Poulsbo, Kingston, Bremerton and, for the first time, Port Townsend. Course registration is now open.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 10:25am

BELLINGHAM -- Western Washington University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts and Department of Theatre and Dance will host a public reading of plays workshopped at Strait Plays, a new playwright retreat at Sculpture Woods on Lummi Island.

The reading is free and open to the public on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 3:24pm

Two construction projects related to Western’s new residence hall are scheduled to begin next week, Aug. 5.

The new residence hall will be sited where Highland Hall and Highland Lounge currently are located, and will extend north toward College Hall. The Highland buildings will be demolished, with that work starting next week.

In addition, the new residence hall construction project will take the adjacent parking lot 14G offline through most of the project duration.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 9:27am

Laurie Trautman, the Director of WWU’s Border Policy Research Institute (BPRI), has been appointed a two year position as a Global Fellow with the Woodrow Wilson Center. This prestigious fellowship will connect the research conducted by BPRI on the Canada – U.S. border with a national and global network of practitioners, policy-makers, and thought leaders. 

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 10:06am

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 9:49am

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:11am

This summer eight English students who are working in pairs on research related to the American Disability Act, the 1807 Act to Abolish Slavery, the Nuremberg Code, and the movement toward automation.  Students are studying what led up to these events and their relevance today.

On Tuesday, July 30, from 10:15-11:30 a.m. in Carver 265, the students will be present their research findings with academic research posters.

The campus community is invited to come and hear about their research.

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