Special "Summerstart" Edition of Soundings
Soundings is Western's quarterly newsletter to families of students.
Your first edition will arrive in your email inbox soon after Labor Day.
Until then, we've put together a few stories we think new WWU families would enjoy.
Students use their skills to serve the community
University Communications Intern Jordan Whitford is one of more than 3,900 Western students each year who put their academic skills to work in the community through service-learning.
Whitford writes about his work with a legal assistance group in Bellingham and explores what other students are doing for service-learning projects.
Western students find global learning opportunities
Earning college credit or completing an internship doesn't have to get in the way of students' plans to travel the world.
Internships 101: How to turn a degree into a career
Internships are an essential step for students who wish to apply their hard-earned academic knowledge to explore career opportunities and launch their futures.
Good jobs news for new graduates
The job outlook is brighter for graduating students as employers report that they intend to hire more recent graduates. Westernís annual employment survey also shows more recent graduates are finding jobs.
Western tops national rankings for prestigious Fulbright scholarships
Western Washington University was the top national producer among public masterís granting institutions for Fulbright Scholarship winners in 2013. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.
License plates show Western pride on your ride
The new Western Washington University-themed license plate is now available through the Washington State Department of Licensing.
Plate fees vary depending on the vehicle and $28 of every plate purchase is given back to Western and distributed through the WWU Alumni Association for scholarships.