This year's Fall Family Weekend (October 16 – 18) will include virtual events, activities, and unique offerings for families and students to experience Western together from the comfort of their homes.
In order to further educate and support its community, Western is now offering all students a COVID prevention and well-being course.
This 20-minute online training covers basics of COVID prevention but focuses mainly on how to take care of mental health and wellbeing during a pandemic, and how to navigate college during these new times. This training is an optional resource recommended and available to all current Western students.
The Western Foundation's VikingFunder program has launched a new 30-day campaign to raise $5,000 to buy new plants and trees for a permanent food forest at Western's Outback Farm. Find out more about the initiative or give generously to help the effort at https://www.vikingfunder.com/project/22606.
The ASWWU is Bringing Back the Drive-In!
We hosted a drive-in two months ago that was very safe and was a great time had by all. So, by popular demand, AS Productions is bringing it back for two more nights only!
And this time….
AND open only to WWU Students!
Western's Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) offers a variety of online professional development options for the 2020 fall quarter.
This fall and winter, it’s more important than ever to reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses such as the seasonal flu. Getting vaccinated against the flu protects you, your family, and your community, and it lessens the burden on our healthcare systems and the providers who are continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students interested in pursuing further education are invited to participate in Western Washington University’s Virtual Graduate School Info Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.
Each fall, the waters of Whatcom Creek fill with salmon, swimming upstream from the ocean to spawn. With the flood of salmon comes increasing numbers of seals in search of a feast, threatening the fragile salmon populations.
Geographers read the surface of the earth like historians read books, but Western Washington University’s Patrick Buckley isn’t interested in the boundaries of ancient Rome or the expansion of Genghis Khan’s Mongol empire – he is using a unique set of maps called cartograms to track the spread and growth of the coronavirus as it travels across the United States.
Western Washington University's Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education will partner with the Whatcom County League of Women Voters to present two panel conversations Oct. 6 and Oct.