News Releases

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 11:44am

Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) team of advisors were recently recognized for the economic impacts they helped their clients achieve in 2017.

CJ Seitz, Sherri Daymon and Eric Grimstead each achieved the SBDC’s $1 Million Dollar Club. This award is given to Certified Business Advisors who help their clients achieve over $1 million dollars of capital formation and investment into the business communities they serve. The WWU SBDC team helped clients generate over $6.9 million dollars of capital impacts in 2017.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 4:12pm

WWU symphony concert June 4On Monday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the PAC Concert Hall, the WWU Symphony Orchestra will showcase the three winners of our annual concerto competition—clarinetist Wayra Quinchiguango, tenor Jacob Bernado, and pianist Sarah Potocki—performing works by Stamitz, Duparc, and Gershwin.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 4:01pm

The next Masters of Asian Cinema film is Edward Yang’s Yi Yi, which screens at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street).

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:24am

Western Washington University’s Sustainable Communities Partnership (SCP) will celebrate the successful completion of its second year working with regional communities at a year-end event on Monday, June 4.

This academic year, SCP partnered with Skagit County on eight projects, all of which were designed to contribute to a more thriving county. These projects have engaged eight faculty and 73 students, in close to 7,000 hours of work. The following projects will be highlighted in presentations this coming Monday.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:12am

Students in the Design 481 Workshop just finished up their collaboration with illustrator Marisol Ortega to paint and install a mural along the new Aeration Stabilization Basin Trail at Squalicum Harbor. 

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 11:11am

Join us for a Burger Bash at the Filling Station in support of National Aphasia Awareness Month!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:42am


Western Washington University and Alexander Street, an online music provider, will provide unlimited remote access to millions of tracks of music and video dance tutorials online starting July 1.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 1:21pm

Candy Castellanos will speak about King County’s Strategic Climate Action Plan as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 31 in Academic Center West room AW-204 on the Western Washington University campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 10:59am

Ella Rhoads HigginsonWestern Washington University Professor of English Laura Laffrado has successfully completed her campaign to raise funds for a bronze bust of celebrated Pacific Northwest author, Ella Rhoads Higginson.

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 1:43pm

Whatcom Community College and Western Washington University students, faculty, staff, and Whatcom County community members are invited to a dialogue about race on Monday, June 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. at WCC Syre Student Center.