Western’s sixth annual Back2Bellingham Alumni and Family Weekend, May 15 to May 17, is a great opportunity for families to celebrate a year’s worth of hard work with their students – and create some new family memories of their own.
Back2Bellingham is an annual celebration of students, faculty, staff and alumni – this year, the event includes reunions for both Huxley College of the Environment and Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies.
Application deadlines are coming up for student leadership positions with Academic Advising, Admissions, Career Services, Orientation, and Peer Health Educators.
Rice is on the science team for both Mars rovers, the Curiosity and the Opportunity. She has been involved with the rovers – which drive around the surface of Mars taking pictures and analyzing samples – since she was a graduate student at Cornell, and through her post-doctoral work at CalTech and at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
February is a big month for students making plans for graduation -- and beyond.
Families who want to stay in the loop when emergencies hit campus must register online to receive Western Alert text and email messages.
Western recently moved to a new system for sending emergency messages, so families who had signed up before October 2014 should register again to receive Western Alerts.
Students who live off-campus are introduced to new choices and new responsibilities and you may find yourself wondering if your student has the knowledge and experience for this level of independent living.
Like you, Western wants your student’s off-campus living experience to be enjoyable and successful. We want students to make good choices, be good neighbors and become active community members.
Award-winning poet and fellow Western parent Guy Thorvaldsen reflects on college orientation from a parent's point of view.
Students who loved this year’s Western Reads selection, “The Boys in the Boat,” can learn much more this month about the gold-medal winning rowers from the University of Washington.
Several free events this month will explore the story of the championship rowers – and the historical events surrounding their journey from the state of Washington to the Olympics in Berlin. “The Boys in the Boat” is also this year’s Whatcom Reads selection, and some events will be off campus.
Western Reads is Western’s campus-wide reading program designed to promote intellectual engagement and civil discourse among members of the campus community.
The Western Stands for Washington Campaign just began its public phase in November, but the $60 million fundraising effort is already having an impact on students, faculty and programs.
Take a look at some highlights.
The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value.
Learn more about AS programs that support students
The seven Associated Students Resource and Outreach Programs provide information, advocacy, activities and peer education to Western students.
The programs strive to empower and support all members of WWU's diverse community while also giving students the opportunity to gain valuable work, volunteer and life experience.