Features and highlights

For the past three years, the Center for Service-Learning at Western Washington University has provided students with the opportunity to participate a unique, faculty-led, study abroad program in Rwanda.

This year’s students are exploring the history and cultures of Rwanda through a 15-credit, nine-week program that included two weeks of intensive pre-trip preparation and includes...

Two concerts remain in the 2014 Summer Noon Concert Series.

On Wednesday, July 23, Bellingham’s own Louisiana-style Cajun band will be kicking up the fiddle and accordion to help Western feel a bit more like “The Big Easy.” All that will be missing will be the craw-dads and the étouffée.

And on July 30, City Hall will take the stage...

Playing its home games on campus for the first time since 2000, the Western Washington University men's and women's soccer teams are slated for 21 appearances — 10 by the women and 11 by the...

Western Washington University’s Grandparents U summer program for grandparents and their grandchildren continues July 18 on Western's Bellingham campus.

The Bellingham program is just one of four being offered this year. One program just wrapped up in Poulsbo, where it was offered for the first time. Two other programs -- one for children ages 7 to 10, and the other for...

Her dog on one side of her and the cat on the other, Suzanne Paola sits on the living room sofa with her laptop, words filling the screen.

“I don’t remember ever not writing, as soon as I could form letters,” says the award-winning Bellingham poet, author and Western creative writing professor. “But I wouldn’t say I love writing. It’s always a...

Facing the Future, an award-winning developer of teacher’s guides, student textbooks and digital resources that equip and motivate K-college students to develop critical thinking skills, build global awareness, and engage in positive solutions for a sustainable world, has become an independent program of Western Washington...

Western Washington University's Lakewood facility on Lake Whatcom allows the Western community to enjoy sailboarding, kayaking, sailing, canoeing and windsurfing on the lake.

The 4,000-square-foot Lakewood log facility contains a boat house, meeting lounge, locker rooms and the manager's apartment.

In addition...

Scott Fulton, left, and Todd Riley, both from Lyndale Glass, work to replace glass in the Old Main Solarium on Monday morning, July 14, 2014.

The project to replace the Solarium glass and refurbish the glazing and wood columns is expected to be complete by the middle of August.

A number of construction projects are taking place on campus this summer. For more information,...

A doctor’s examination room can be a scary place for a child, even with kind and compassionate caregivers. Gaye Green, chair of the Art Department at Western Washington University, understands that. So when an appeal for “kid friendly” art went out, she and her students responded.

There will be a public celebration of that collaboration at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 16,...

AJ Barse is among the latest Western Washington University employees to be recognized via the Western Way recognition program.

The program aims to recognize Western employees for their hard work on campus and to give their co-workers an opportunity to praise their efforts.

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