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Apply now to be a part of Western's first Marine & Coastal Science cohort!

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 –… Read more about Apply now to be a part of Western's first Marine and Coastal Science cohort

In the News

Interlibrary loan for physical items is now once again available from Western Libraries. This means that in addition to requesting materials from Western Libraries or from Summit libraries for on-… Read more about On-site Pickup & Mail Delivery Now Includes Interlibrary Loan Materials

On Oct. 28, Western lost an important member of our campus community, Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Linguistics Shaw Gynan. Shaw came to Western in 1986 as a professor of Hispanic Linguistics… Read more about In Memoriam: Shaw Gynan

Fall comes to the Old Main lawn

Western Washington University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results, released in The Chronicle’s 13th… Read more about WWU Named a ‘2020 Great College to Work for’ by the Chronicle of Higher Education

Chuck Hart poses in front of Canada House

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Paul ‘Chuck’ Hart, former program manager of the Center for Canadian-American Studies who retired this past January. Chuck passed away on… Read more about In Memoriam: Chuck Hart

A red tide in a harbor in Japan

Even the worst chemical compounds poisoning our environment and our bodies all have one thing in common: they are made up of common chemicals that pose little or no danger to us. What if we could… Read more about Western’s John Gilbertson and Tim Kowalczyk Receive New $261k Grant from the National Science Foundation

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.