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Bellingham welcomed its newest residents Wednesday as the freshman class of Western Washington University converged en masse downtown.

New students, Western alumni and friends were on hand for the second annual …

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered last night at 6 p.m. in Red Square then started their procession downtown to the Depot Market Square for the 2nd Annual Paint B'ham Blue for WWU celebration. A good time was had by all - welcome back to campus, students!

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The trees in the core of downtown Bellingham are looking a little blue.

It’s not because they’re depressed, but it’s to welcome the freshman class of Western Washington University to the city they will call home for the next period of their lives.

New students,…

The 2nd Annual Paint B’ham Blue for WWU celebration welcoming new and returning Western Washington University students to Bellingham on Sept. 27 will feature more than 180 trees throughout downtown illuminated with blue lights beginning in September.

The lights are a $43,000 gift…

About 4,200 students will move into Western Washington University’s residence halls and apartments from Friday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Sept. 24.

The first day of classes at Western is Wednesday, Sept. 27. Total enrollment is expected to be about 15,800, slightly higher than last…

From the Red Square carnival to the zipline to classes without quizzes, Back2Bellingham was another fabulous success! Click on the thumbnails at right to see images in the larger size.

WWU photos by Jonathan Williams and Rhys Logan.

Western Washington University has announced its 2017 Distinguished Alumni & Recognition Award recipients, who will be honored at a ceremony and dinner on May 18 to kick off Western’s Back2Bellingham weekend.

This year, the association honors 13 alumni, a Campus School grad, and…

Western Washington University will host renowned mountaineer and Western alumnus Leif Whittaker at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 in Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.

Admission to the event is $5 per person and is open to the public.

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Western Washington University alumnus Ty Minton-Small, a cinematographer for the critically acclaimed documentary “Gleason,” will discuss the film at a public screening at Western Friday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. 

Following the…

Would you like your department, club, program, or organization to be involved with Back2Bellingham Weekend? Each year, thousands of guests including alumni, parents and students, prospective students and families and community members fill campus more than 100 social, educational, and…

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