Summer Noon Concert Series 2018

June 20, 2018

If you're on campus this summer, stop by for free concerts on Wednesdays! Due to construction, this year the summer concerts will be held inside in Viking Union 565 where you'll get a gorgeous view of the bay and have plenty of room to enjoy music while eating lunch. read more

Western Alumnus David Droppers Inventories Butterflies

June 19, 2018

Droppers received his masters in environmental science from Western. Now as a volunteer with the Washington Butterfly Association—a nonprofit organization that helps protect the insects and inspire appreciation for them—Droppers leads presentations and butterfly tours that examine the insects’ habitats, ecosystems, and life stages. read more

More than 2,000 New Graduates Exit Carver with Degrees over the Weekend

June 19, 2018

WWU Spring Quarter Commencement 5 p.m. Ceremony - June 15, 2018 from WWU Video on Vimeo.

Jane Goodall to Speak at Mount Baker Theatre Oct. 8

June 11, 2018

Jane Goodall, conservationist and world-renowned expert on chimpanzees, will speak at the Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Tickets will go on sale in late June ($7 for students; $10 for general admission). read more

Psychology Alumna Melissa Tehee to Keynote at PsychFest June 8th

June 7, 2018

The Psychology Department is hosting their annual PsychFest on Friday June 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. This event is a celebration of student research and scholarship. Tehee will be presenting on Understanding and Addressing Trauma in a Cultural Framework. For more information and a schedule, click here.

English Professor Laura Laffrado Completes Fundraiser for Ella Higginson Bust

June 5, 2018

At the turn of the 20th century, Higginson was the most influential Pacific Northwest literary writer in the U.S. She was named the first Poet Laureate of Washington state in 1931. The bust will be located in the Wilson Library Reading Room, and will be unveiled in the next six to eight months. read more

Anthropology Professor Daniel Boxberger Retiring in Fall

June 5, 2018

Professor and former chair of the Anthrolopology Department, Daniel Boxberger, is retiring after fall quarter, but he said he plans to stay busy and will continue to focus on his research and advocacy work with Native American tribes. read more

Bellingham Review, Western's Graduate-Run Literary Journal, Releases Issue 76

May 24, 2018

The Bellingham Review announces the publication of the sixth issue under the editorship of S. Paola Antonetta, Issue 76, which includes two international sections of particular relevance. One, titled "Who Are These Assembled Nations?," features new poems from Palestine, while the other, “Unbidden Stories,” contains fiction and poems from Israel. read more

Western's Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, Associate Professor of Geology, on Hawaii's Recent Eruptions

May 22, 2018

As Hawaii's Big Island cracks open in dramatic fashion and sends lava oozing through a neighborhood south of Hilo, Western's own Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, an associate professor of Geology, was interviewed by Mashable about what is lurking just offshore. read more

autumn leaves

March-April 2018

April 10, 2018

Re-Shelving Ceremony Received by Packed Audience at Wilson Library read more

March 14, 2018

WWU Students Hold 'Die In' to Protest Gun Violence read more

January-February 2018

January 3, 2018

How to Keep Those New Year's Resolutions read more

January 29, 2018

Why You Love the Smell of Old Books read more

November-December 2017

November 1, 2017

Continuous Enrollment policy read more

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