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The Reel World Film series at Western Washington University is looking for titles for its 2016-2017 lineup.

Films chosen as part of the series have international content, focus on a global issue or view the U.S. from a perspective outside of the country. They may be documentaries,…

A new minor offered next year in the art department called STEAM will help students understand art as an important part of science, technology, engineering and math, the fields of study commonly known as STEM.

A General Education Task Force composed of faculty, staff and students at Western Washignton University has explored various institutional approaches to general education and brought forward several ideas to be used as a catalyst in thinking about how the university community…

Two pre-med scholarships are available for 2016-17 and will be awarded to the most qualified and eligible students.

The Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Eleanor Rinne Pre-Med Scholarship is offering two $1,500 awards. The Whatcom County Medical Society Scholarship is offering two awards of $500.…

Western Washington University now ranks ninth among the nation’s 590 public and private master’s-granting institutions for the number of its graduates who go on to earn doctorates, according to new federal data.

The data is compiled into the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED…

Four Western Washington University student-athletes have been named to the 2016 Great Northwest Athletic Conference All-Academic teams for men’s and women’s basketball.

Junior forward Rachel Albert (Bellingham, WA/Sehome), junior guard Aleisha Hathaway (Spokane, WA/Shadle Park) and junior…

The Great Northwest Athletic Conference is once again among the top NCAA Division II conferences nationally in federal graduation rates and academic success rates (ASR) according to data recently released by the NCAA.

Among the Division’s 24 conferences, the GNAC was tied for fourth with…

The Western Washington University Cross Country teams were well-represented on the Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s 2015 Cross Country Academic All-Conference Teams.

A total of 12 Western runners were recognized for their success in the classroom, and on the trails. Five Viking…

Maddie Farrell, a 16 year-old junior at Klahowya Secondary School, was selected as the new Miss West Sound's Outstanding Teen 2016 Oct. 3.

Brittney Brown, a 20 year-old from Poulsbo, was chosen as the new Miss West Sound 2016.


Eight Western Washington University student-athletes were named recipients of Great Northwest Athletic Conference Faculty Athletics Representative’s Scholar-Athletes awards for 2014-15 announced by the conference office on Monday, July 27.

The award, which began in 2012, is presented…

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