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Top 7 Under 40: WWU's Suzanne Baker

October 10, 2019 - 9:18am

Chemistry and Biology Departments co-sponsoring Life Sciences Symposium Oct. 18

October 9, 2019 - 11:09am

Western's Chemistry and Biology Departments are co-sponsoring a Life Sciences Symposium on Friday, Oct. 18. This event is an opportunity for PhD graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to present their research and be involved in early career panels with the undergraduates and Master's students at Western.

WWU to Host Health Professional & Graduate School Fair Oct. 17

October 8, 2019 - 11:31am

Students interested in health professions or other graduate programs are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Health Professional & Graduate School Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m .on Thursday, Oct. 17  in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

Admission to the fair is free to information seekers and open to the public. 

WWU’s Fairhaven College Announces Fall World Issues Forum Slate

September 27, 2019 - 10:29am

Grounded in social and environmental justice and human rights, the Fall World Issues Forum lecture series, organized by Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, in conjunction with Western’s Fraser Lecture Series, will focus on a theme this quarter of global health, bringing in experts from the around the world to discuss such themes as family planning in Rwanda, the health and wellbeing of refugees in Norway, and malaria control in Africa.

Western Reads Selects Selects Alex Wagner's ‘Futureface’ as Book for 2019-2020 School Year

September 19, 2019 - 10:38am

Western Washington University has selected the book “Futureface: A Family Mystery, An Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging” by Alex Wagner as this year’s Western Reads text.

Photo Gallery: Summer Commencement

August 26, 2019 - 10:32am

Western Washington University Distinguished Alumnus Michael Cox, a longtime Environmental Protection Agency official, addressed WWU graduates and their families at the summer commencement ceremony Aug. 24 at 9:45 a.m. in Carver Gymnasium.

About 420 undergraduate and 40 master’s students  graduated from Western summer quarter.

WWU photos by Dan Levine

WWU's Outback Farm launches new teaching apiary and fundraiser

August 14, 2019 - 12:57pm

Western Washington University has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the development of a new, world-class teaching apiary. The existing two beehives, located at the Outback Farm, have been a major draw for student engagement since their arrival in May, and in partnership with local beekeeper Chris Harrington of Beeagoodcitizen, plans are underway to expand the facility and the learning opportunities. 

“We have the chance to be a regional leader in pollinator advocacy, research, and education,” said Outback Farm Manager Terri Kempton.

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August 12, 2019 - 9:25am

No Community is Safe from Racism, Hatred and Divisive Politics

August 9, 2019 - 9:35am
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The events that transpired during the past week in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio reiterate the fact that no community is safe from atrocities borne of hatred, racism, provocative media and divisive politics that feed off of xenophobic fears.