Re-Shelving Ceremony Received by Packed Audience at Wilson Library

Anti-Semitism Event from WWU Video on Vimeo.

Tournées Film Festival Kicks Off Three-Week Run April 9 with Frantz

April 5, 2018

The French section of WWU'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. read more

President Randhawa Announces a Re-shelving Ceremony on April 10 to Replace Vandalized Books

March 21, 2018

There have been two incidents of vandalism in the Jewish Studies section of Wilson library. University Police continue to investigate the incidents. The community has come together and donated funds to replace the vandalized books and expand the collection. read more

Western Named a 2017 Top Producer for Fulbrights

March 20, 2018

Western produced four Fulbright winners in the 2017-2018 academic year, placing WWU tied for fifth nationally among masters-granting institutions, and first in the Pacific Northwest. Western's student recipients will conduct their research in Brazil, Spain, Taiwan, and Malaysia. read more

WWU Students Hold 'Die In' in Red Square to Protest Gun Violence

March 14, 2018

More than 200 Western students participated this morning in a "die-in" in Red Square in support of the National School Walkout against gun violence. The event started at 10 a.m. and lasted for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 students recently killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. read more

Graduate Faculty Robin Matthews's Fascination with Algae

March 8, 2018

Robin Matthews is the Director of Western's Institute for Watershed Studies and a graduate faculty member in Huxley College of the Environment. Her interest is piqued by all kinds of algae, even the kind poisonous enough to kill you. read more

Western's Breezy Johnson in the Winter Olympics

February 21, 2018

Breezy Johnson, an undergrad honors student at Western, skied 12th place in the super-G and 7th in the downhill race. We are super proud of her! If you missed her downhill run, you can watch it here.

Psychology's Jeff Carroll Awarded New $100K Grant to Research Huntington's Disease

February 6, 2018

Huntington's Disease is a fatal degenerative brain disorder. Carroll has a unique interest in Huntington’s, as the disease is genetic. In 2003, not long after leaving the Army, he tested positive for the gene that causes Huntington’s – which means he is guaranteed to get it himself. read more

Why You Love the Smell of Old Books

January 29, 2018

Ever since Proust sniffed the madeleine soaked in linden tea, we've been exploring how scent sparks memory. In an article for JSTOR Daily, Farah Mohammed writes, "odors are crucial to attaching meaning to spaces or experience." read more

How to Keep Those New Year's Resolutions

January 3, 2018

Welcome back, students! As you prepare to launch into Winter Quarter, keep in mind that compassion, gratitude, and pride in your efforts can help you keep the goals you set this year. Read David DeSteno's New York Times article, "The Only Way to Keep Your Resolutions," here.

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November-December

November 1, 2017

Continuous Enrollment policy read more

September-October 2017

October 26, 2017

Western to Host Holocaust Historian read more

July-August 2017

August 30, 2017

Graduate School's Fall 2017 Orientation read more

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