News Releases

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 11:14am

International Education Week (IEW) is right around the corner! This year, IEW runs from Nov. 15-19 and is an opportunity for our university to join campuses across the nation in celebrating the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 9:26am

Internationally acclaimed artist Fred Wilson will install two large glass chandelier sculptures created in collaboration with the Murano glass company in Venice inside the Viking Union this week.

Wilson is renowned for his interdisciplinary practice that challenges assumptions of history, culture, race, and conventions of display. By reframing objects and cultural symbols, he alters traditional interpretations, encouraging viewers to reconsider social and historical narratives.

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 10:48am

Welcome to the 2021-2022 winter weather season!

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 9:19am

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mariana Smit Vega Garcia was recently awarded a $190,000 National Science Foundation Grant for her research on partial differential equations, or PDEs.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 8:47am

poster shows times of the event of First-Gen Student DaySAVE THE DATE! Western Washington University proudly supports the experiences of first generation students. Our campus is joining colleges and universities throughout the nation to participate in the National First-Generation College Celebration on Nov. 8.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 9:56am

With COVID vaccines in the news on a daily basis, the average person is more familiar with the process of drug trials than ever. 

Months if not years of drug development. Thousands of people in trials for months more. FDA panels for approval, and even that was accelerated with federal funding and fast-tracking because of the pandemic. 

But what if you’re the only person in America with your disease? What hope would you have of finding a treatment? 

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 8:42am

Poster has details of event about the trial of Adolf Eichmann in 1961Western's Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity will co-host a free virtual event, “60 Years Later: The Eichmann Trial in Media & Memory” on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:22am

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Alia Khan has been awarded a five-year, $1.2 million CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to continue ongoing international collaborations with scientists from the Chilean Antarctic Program to evaluate the role of temperature, light absorbing particles, snow-algae growth, and their impacts on snow and ice melt in the Western Antarctic Peninsula.

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 10:02am

WWU Associate Professor of Political Science Michael Wolff will have a cinematic debut of his film "Hot Lands: Capturing War in the Heart of Mexico" at the Pickford Film Center in downtown Bellingham at noon on Saturday, Oct.

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 8:24am

Boldly Grown Farm, a fall/winter certified organic farm in Skagit County, is offering community supported agriculture to the Western community again this year as part of the Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program. Boldly Grown Farm will deliver shares to the Sustainability Engagement Institute at 25 High Street Hall every other week starting Nov. 4. Order will be available for pick-up on Thursdays between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

The program will run until March 17, 2022 with a short break for the holidays. The 10 pick-up dates for the 2021/2022 program are: