Features and highlights

Most of the turf is down on Harrington Field on south campus, and the facility is nearly complete.

A $1 million gift from Western alumnus Scott Harrington and his family has helped begin the process of building the modern multipurpose athletic field. This project creates a fully lighted and fenced artificial turf play field that is sized for regulation soccer and will serve as the new...

Shevell Thibou, Hoa Pham, Denny Demorest, Leanna Bowman and Andrea Date are among the latest Western Washington University employees to be recognized via the Western Way recognition program, begun winter quarter.

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

Student Outreach Services is bringing speaker Jullien Gordon to the Western Washington University campus in the hopes of inspiring, educating and motivating students at Western to maximize their college experience and minimize debt.

His presentation to students, "The Other 4.0 That REALLY Matters - 101 Things To Do Before You Graduate To Maximize College & Minimize Debt,"...

Every winter quarter, the Residents’ Resource Awareness Program at Western Washington University holds "Go for the Green," a competition amongst Western's nine residence halls to reduce water, waste, electricity and natural gas. Last quarter, residents saved 91,374 kilowatt hours through energy reduction practices.

The winner of this year's "Go for the Green...

Chemist Reginald Penner, the Chancellor’s Professor at the University of California, Irvine, and chair of the UCI Department of Chemistry, will visit the Western Washington University campus Friday, April 25.

Penner will be the guest speaker at the dedication of the Advanced Materials Science and Engineering Center's newly renovated laboratories on campus.

Before his...

Volunteers, including Western Washington University Associated Students board members, volunteered with Growing Veterans April 12 as part of WWU's Volunteer Week.

Photos by Mindon Win / WWU Communications and Marketing intern

David Wallin, a professor of environmental sciences at Western Washington University, is testing the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to track the movements of elk herds in the Skagit Valley.

Two new sculptures have been donated to Western Washington University and now hang in the lobby of the Communications Facility on campus.

The two metal sculptures, "Couplet" and "Offshoot," were created by American artist Cris Bruch in 1992, and were donated by the artist and the Greg Kucera Gallery in Seattle. The two works were created when Bruch was thinking about...

The annual Go For The Green Celebration to honor the campus residence hall that won this year's Total Waste Reduction Challenge is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

The event will feature live music, a chance to win over $1,000 in prizes from local businesses in a raffle and an opportunity to meet the Eco Reps of each residence hall.

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