Western Washington University

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While campus is currently closed to visitors, there are lots of great ways to learn more about life and academics at Western. From guided virtual tours to academic webinars, you and your family are invited to connect and explore.

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In the News

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As Western’s brand-new Marine and Coastal Science (MACS) program nears its first-ever major-application deadline on Dec. 31, Western Today thought it would be helpful for the campus community –… Continue reading Apply now to be a part of Western's first Marine and Coastal Science cohort

What makes Western special? Lots of things, including dedicated faculty and staff, and passionate students who become extraordinary alumni. Join us as we honor four inspiring alumni who have used… Continue reading The countdown is on: Get to know four alumni who are Making Waves on Friday, May 14

Western's Disability Studies Steering Committee, History Department, English Department, and Anthropology Department will host Susan Burch, professor and director of American Studies at… Continue reading WWU to host Susan Burch May 18 for 'Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions'

Looking for some cheer, connection, and cause for celebration? We’ve got you covered. You’re invited to join our community from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 14 via Zoom to get to know Western’s… Continue reading Spend an evening celebrating with four Western alumni who are making an impact

Western Washington University Professor of Secondary Education Francisco Rios and Assistant Professor of Secondary Education A Longoria of WWU’s Woodring College of Education will host a virtual… Continue reading WWU’s Woodring College of Education to Host 'Creating a Home in Schools' Book Launch on May 13 

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Western and Climate Change

10 stories about how Western's faculty, staff and students are working to make a difference in the most existential threat facing the global community today.