We understand that learning is a lifelong journey. The challenge is finding your direction. WeLearn provides the resources and support you need to stay on track during these singular times. WeLearn together.

Advance – Upskill and Career Changing Options

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Upskill Career Changes All Learners

Western provides a range of options to help you achieve your career and professional goals.

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Upskill Career Changes All Learners

Offering a wide range of highly interactive, self-paced courses that you can take entirely online.

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WesternOnline delivers fully-accredited, high-quality online classes to students in Washington State.

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Students All Learners

Summer Session enables community members, including high school students, to take classes through Western without the requirement of admission.

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Upskill Career Changes All Learners

Learn all the elements of Grant Writing so you can support projects and initiatives for higher education and non-profits.

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Upskill Students Alumni

This course is designed for the recent graduate to gain a strategic advantage as they enter the workforce or begin to consider how to position themselves for further advancement.

Connect – Engage with Faculty and Alumni

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Alumni Students

A networking site that connects Western students with Viking alumni in the workforce who can provide critical guidance.

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Students All Learners

Experts address current events in business, economics, and management in an online panel series created in response to COVID-19

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Students All Learners

The Huxley College Speaker Series addresses topics of environmental concern and is intended to bring together environmetally-minded members of the WWU and Bellingham communities.

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Students All Learners

The World Issues Forum addresses a wide range of topics and is intended to bring together WWU and the community.

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The Dean’s Lecture Series takes faculty expertise and knowledge from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences into the community in an ongoing effort to foster closer connections, share intriguing and timely information, and inspire conversation. 

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The Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity at Western Washington University  offers free lectures. 

The Peace Arch, a large white arch with the words "Children of a common mother" engraved on it along with flying US and Canadian flags atop, stands proudly at the US/Canada Border in Blaine, WA

Information about border activities and links to briefings, essays and webinars

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Sharing Science, Policy, and Ecosystem Learning Across the Salish Sea

Enrich - Support your passion for learning

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Lifelong Learners All Learners

Inspired by the belief that a curious mind never retires, the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is a volunteer-led community providing a variety of educational and cultural programs.

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Youth Programs offer online programming and resources for K-12

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- tour of the various sculptures on campus; a multimedia tour created by students in an Art Class.

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Students All Learners

Students and faculty in the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Western create many learning opportunities for our whole community to enjoy.

Access - Explore Western's Digital Educational Resources

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Educators All Learners

Gain access to digital resources through Western's Library.

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Educators All Learners

Western CEDAR provides open access to scholarship and creative works, is a service of Western Libraries, in partnership with the Graduate School, Office of the Provost, and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

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Students Faculty Staff Alumni

MABEL is a database of collections centered around the past and present of Western Washington University and the Pacific Northwest region.

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Educators Homeschoolers K-12

Curriculum resources on global issues and sustainable solutions, including student textbooks, teacher lesson plans, and thematic units that contain both lessons and student readings.

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Students Alumni All Learners

Online journal of research, discovery, and scholarship of Western.

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Alumni Students All Learners

Join us as we explore the beautiful partnership between artists Nancy Canyon and Ron Pattern. As you'll see in this Zoom presentation and studio tour, their beautiful images and bold work complement each other.


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