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Summer commencement this year for Western Washington University will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, in the Performing Arts Center. Ceremonies will take place at 9 a.m. and noon.

The Registrar’s Office invites faculty to attend.

Faculty are asked to attend the ceremony in which…

Whatcom Transportation Authority has put together a draft service plan as part of a larger strategic plan. Some changes impact service to Western Washington University, as well as other routes.

In the current draft, WWU would see the following service changes:

A…

After facilitating many software upgrades, Susan Brown, the manager of ATUS Software Services, will upgrade her status to "Retired" on July 1. The Western Washington University community is invited to celebrate her 21 years at Western at an informal gathering from 9 to 10:30…

The WWU Retirement Association will hold its annual meeting at Whatcom Falls Park on Tuesday, July 12, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

This meeting is an opportunity to meet new WWURA officers and express your views with both current and incoming office holders.

The format is a…

It's summer, and that means another season of the Summer Noon Concert Series is in the offing.

The series, put on each year by the Associated Students, brings local acts to campus for Wednesday lunchtime concerts throughout summer quarter.

The free concerts…

A "We are Orlando" vigil will be held at noon Tuesday, June 14, in Red Square on the Western Washington University campus. If it's raining, the event will be held in the Miller Hall Collaborative Space.

A moment of silence will be held after an opening welcome from WWU'…

John Lawson, Western Washington University's vice provost for Information Technology and chief information officer, is retiring.

A party will be held in his honor from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday, June 30, in the Old Main Solarium, OM 590.

The campus community is invited…

Catharine Vader of Prevention and Wellness Services is retiring from Western Washington University after 26 years.

A celebration will be held in her honor from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, in Viking Union Room 464. Cake will be served.

[ Editor's note: This article has been amended to reflect the correct number of years that Herring has been at Western. ]

A retirement reception honoring Jack Herring, Central Services supervisor in Business Services at Western Washington University, will be held from…

The last Masters of Japanese Cinema film for this season is Takahata Isao’s 1991 feature "Only Yesterday."  It will screen at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Pickford Film Center, 318 Bay Street in Bellingham.

Most people will know Takahata from his…

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