News Releases

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:57am

Say the word ‘scientist’ and images of stark white lab coats, bubbling test tubes and a Bill Nye-esque researcher might spring to mind; Regina Barber DeGraaff, Western’s STEM Inclusion and Outreach Specialist, is trying to change that.

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:05am

Western Libraries Heritage Resources is hosting a new exhibition which explores storytelling through pictorial narratives. “Silence Speaks: The Quiet Power of Wordless Novels,” will be on display in the library and online from Sept. 22 through June 10, 2022.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:14pm

Fairhaven College launched the World Issues Forum, Western Washington University’s global justice speaker series in September 2001. Fall 2021 marks the twentieth anniversary of World Issues since it was begun and nurtured by Shirley Osterhaus with support from Fairhaven College and dean Ron Riggins.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 11:01am

In our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and following Governor Inslee’s recent Vaccination Requirement Proclamation , 

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:39am

Western Washington University Professor of Piano Jeffrey Gilliam and violinist Hal Grossman will perform duos featuring new American works in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. The concert is free and open to the public. Seating capacity may be limited and masks are required at all times while in the Performing Arts Center.

The duo will perform Compositions by Interlochen composer Steve Larson, University of Oklahoma composer Marvin Lamb, Indiana University composer Bernard Heiden as well as with the Dvorak Sonatina.

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 12:12pm

Cabaret Auditions  

Willkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome to Cabaret auditions! We are happy to announce that Cabaret will be auditioning during the first week of school with the following schedule:  

Friday, Sept. 24: A dance call will be held from 6-10 p.m. Students will be able to sign up for a 1-hour group timeslot with dance callbacks taking place from 9-10 p.m. Please wear comfortable clothing that you can easily move/dance in.  

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:19am

Free Workshop WHY MEDIA MATTERS: Media Literacy through the Lens of the Rwandan Genocide

Open to Teachers/Educators and Pre-Service Teachers / Students currently enrolled in Woodring College of Education at WWU

Thursday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m.

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 10:01am

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:01am

Western Libraries Haggard and Wilson buildings reopened to the public on Sept. 16. During open hours, both the Wilson and Haggard sides of the library are accessible via the Haggard Hall library entrance, and the north doors at the Wilson entrance will remain closed for the time being. 

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 8:06am

Western Washington University is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest for the 22nd year in a row, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report college rankings.   

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