News Releases

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:53pm

PACCAR’s Director of Advanced Technology Carl Hergart will present “Trucking into the Future” at Western Washington University’s annual Western Leadership Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at the Bellwether Ballroom.

Guests can check-in for the forum at 11:30 a.m. outside the ballroom. Lunch will be served at noon and the keynote address will begin at 12:45 p.m.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:09am

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Fall Business Career Fair, which will take place from 1-5 p.m. on  Thursday, Nov. 2 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

Admission to the fair is free to job seekers and open to the public.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 9:57am

Western Washington University’s fall enrollment figures show that the freshman class is the largest in the history of the university, and overall fall enrollment for students of color is the highest ever at Western.

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 2:08pm

Western Washington University Professor of German Cornelius Partsch was awarded a grant to sponsor a special exhibition entitled “Germany: Integrating Immigrants,” which will be located in Western Libraries Special Collections, (Wilson Library 6th Floor).

The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, opens on Oct. 24 and will remain on display through the end of fall quarter.

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 9:56am

Eric C. Munscher, research ecologist at SWCA Environmental Consultants, will discuss threatened and endangered turtle populations as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:13am

Seattle’s Spectrum Dance Theater will present a public lecture and demonstration on the Western Washington University Performing Arts Center Mainstage at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct.24.

The presentation, which reveals insights into the creation and intentions of “SHOT” – a work by Spectrum’s award-winning artistic director, Donald Byrd, is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 9:56am

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas will host a Western Lecture Series event by Eric Munscher of the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16 concerning efforts the group makes to help with survival of the world’s wild turtle population.

The lecture will be held at Olympic College-Poulsbo, room 220. It is free and open to the public, with no prior registration required.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 9:54am

Western Washington University will host a lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:57pm

Western Washington University Associate Professor of History Jared Ross Hardesty will discuss his recent book, “Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston,” (New York: NYU Press, 2016) from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Western Libraries Reading Room (Wilson Library 4th Floor Central).

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:48am

Sharalyn Orbaugh of the University of British Columbia, will present “What’s Queer about Postwar Manga?” from 3-4 p.m.on Tuesday, Oct. 24  in Science Lecture 140.

The talk is free and open to the public.