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Campus coronavirus update: March 4

March 4, 2020 - 11:11am

Dear Western Community,

As you likely know, the spread of coronavirus continues to be a rapidly evolving situation.  There have been a few additional cases in King and Snohomish counties attributed to coronavirus disease, which you have likely heard about in the news by now.  I want to share with you our ongoing work to ensure that Western is prepared to deal with this issue.

20th Annual Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival begins Feb. 20, with many films screened on campus

February 14, 2020 - 1:37pm

Since 2000, the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival has screened hundreds of inspirational films about ordinary people advocating for rights, including to live peaceably and for a healthy planet.

Next 'Racism Mapping Project' presentation set for Feb. 18 at the Food Co-Op downtown

February 13, 2020 - 10:58am

Members of the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force, including retired WWU staff member Shirley Osterhaus, will present an interactive program looking at a number of sites of historic racism in Whatcom County, defining and providing contemporary examples of systemic racism, facilitating group discussion, and providing resources for further education and action.

Click here to RSVP.

Western Named a 2019-20 Top Producer for Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

February 10, 2020 - 11:01am

Western Washington University was named a top national producer for Fulbright Scholarship winners in the 2019-2020 school year, according to a just-released ranking from the Chronicle of Higher Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

How-To Tuesday: Using MABEL

February 4, 2020 - 9:38am

MABEL, an acronym for Multimedia Archives Based Electronic Library, is a database of collections centered around the past and present of Western Washington University and the Pacific Northwest Region.

There are many different types of digital assets available on the platform, from photos and videos to oral histories and much more; all can be used to enhance research or build campus marketing collateral.

WWU Again Receives Classification as a Carnegie Community Engaged University

February 3, 2020 - 12:43pm

Western Washington University has joined 118 other U.S. colleges and universities in receiving the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.