Features and highlights

The planned upcoming renovation of the Carver Academic Facility is displacing more than just people. The landscaping around the building will be impacted by the construction, too.

In recognition of that, groundskeepers at Western are moving what they can,...

You probably know that Western Washington University's nationally acclaimed Huxley College of the Environment is one of the oldest environmental colleges in the nation and a recognized leader in producing the next generation of environmental professionals and stewards.

But how much do you know about Western Washington University's...

Western Washington University's campus was filled with hundreds of alumni, parents, students and community members during the annual Back 2 Bellingham celebration May 15 to 17.

The event, put on each year by the Western Alumni Association, featured food, a zip line, theatrical performances, a rock climbing wall, Classes without Quizzes and many other events.

Video by Jake...

No matter how long we've been here, we never tire of sunsets from the PAC Plaza.

Video by Rhys Logan / WWU

Periodically, Western Today is reaching out to Western Washington University faculty and staff to get their expertise on topics of interest to the community. Tentatively, we're calling this Western Today Q&A, but if you have a better idea, please let us know in the comments or send us a note.

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In his moving and insightful book "The Boys in the Boat," author Daniel James Brown tells the emotionally charged story of the eight-oar crew team from the University of Washington that beat the odds and won gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He shares the stories of working-class boys who came from Washington state's "foggy coastal villages, damp dairy farms, and smoky...

A fundraising and celebration brunch was held at Western Sunday, May 17, to benefit the nationally recognized and award-winning Compass 2 Campus program at Western Washington University.

Compass 2 Campus, a proactive effort that sends trained WWU student mentors into schools, is in its fifth year at Western. The program offers academic mentoring...

Matthew Swisher of the Veteran Outreach Center, Amber Cheremosak and Alex Manjarrez of Western Stars and Stripes placed American flags into the Old Main lawn on Monday, May 18, 2015. 

The 150 flags are in memory of 150 soldiers from Washington state who lost their...

Faculty, staff, students and friends gathered at a retirement party Friday, May 15, in honor of George Mariz, director of the WWU Honors Program and professor in the History Department. Mariz is retiring after more than 40 years at...

Western Washington University's campus was filled with hundreds of alumni, parents, students and community members this past weekend during the annual Back 2 Bellingham celebration May 15 to 17.

The event, put on each year by the Western Alumni Association, featured food, a zip line, theatrical performances, a rock climbing wall, Classes without Quizzes and many other events.

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