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WWU Launches New Holocaust and Genocide Studies Minor with Oct. 17 Talk by James Waller

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity will officially launch the university’s new Holocaust and Genocide…

In the News

Paqui Paredes Méndez has been named ongoing dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) at Western Washington University, Provost Brent Carbajal announced. Paredes previously was… Read more about Paqui Paredes Méndez Named as Ongoing Dean of WWU’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences

students move in with the help of their parents

About 4,100 students will move into Western Washington University’s residence halls and apartments, beginning Sunday, Sept. 15, with the majority arriving Friday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22… Read more about WWU Students Move into Residence Halls Sept. 20-22; Classes Begin Sept. 25

Kim Huynh and cybersecurity program director Erik Fretheim

There isn’t much Western Washington University cybersecurity student Kim Huynh hasn’t managed to accomplish in the last four months. In January she started Western’s chapter of Women in… Read more about WWU Student Kim Huynh Wins National Cybersecurity Award

Awards & Recognition


Third in the nation

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Among 100 Best Values in Public Higher Education

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Top volunteer producing school

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