News Releases

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:22pm

mariachi conference posterWestern’s first Mariachi Conference will feature student mariachi musicians from throughout the state in a free concert in the Performing Arts Center Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m.

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:19am

POULSBO – Western Washington University on the Peninsulas is partnering with Washington State University Extension’s Kitsap County Noxious Weed Control Program and the City of Poulsbo’s Tree Board to offer a workshop on controlling invasive species from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 at Olympic College Poulsbo. 

The one-day workshop provides initial training and certification for pesticide applicators, dealers, consultants and structural pest inspectors. The workshop will:

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 2:04pm

EVERETT - Western Washington University’s Everett-based Weekend MBA Program will host three information sessions this spring for prospective students.

The information sessions are scheduled for: 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 4:15pm

Western Libraries Heritage Resources at Western Washington University hosts a new exhibition entitled “The Global Book,” which invites viewers to consider books as one point of departure for exploring our shared global heritage.

The exhibit is free and open to the public, and will be available for viewing  through the end of August, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed weekends and holidays) in Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor).

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 3:45pm

Kellen Lynch, project manager for the WWU student-led Project ZeNETH (Zero Net Energy Tiny Houses) will provide an update on the Institute for Energy Studies project as part of the Huxley College Speakers Series Thursday, April 5, at 4:15 p.m. in Academic West 204.

The talk, co-sponsored by the Institute for Energy Studies, is free and open to the public. 

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 9:30am

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Spring Career Fair, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 in the Wade King Student Recreation Center MAC Gym.

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

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 10:46am

The French section of Western Washington University’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages, in conjunction with the Department of History, the English Department, and the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity, will host the Tournées French Film Festival in April.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 3:16pm

Western Washington University has begun work on a two-year, $24.5 million renovation of the Buchanan Towers residence hall on south campus.

The Buchanan Towers Residence Renovation project will occur in two phases –consisting of spring and summer quarters of 2018 and 2019.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 9:31am

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas will host chemist Adelia Ritchie for a presentation on climate change, “The Climate Reality Project: Hope for the Future,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Peninsula College in Forks.

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:07am

WWU Associate Professor of Secondary Education Molly Ware has been appointed faculty director of Western Reads, a campus-wide program that serves the university's first year mission by promoting intellectual engagement, community and conversation with new students through experiences related to selected texts. 
Ware replaces Associate Professor of English Dawn Dietrich, who led the program for six years.