Features and highlights

Western Washington University alumnus T.J. Martin, Academy Award winner for the 2012 Best Feature Documentary film "Undefeated," has spent his life immersed in film. His Oscar win made him the first director of African American descent to receive an Academy Award for a feature length film, but his cultural heritage is more complex than a single racial identifier can encompass.

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U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell visited the Western Washington University campus Friday, May 1, to visit the Institute for Energy Studies, Science, Mathematics and Technology Education programs and to meet with the student Smart Solar Window team for a demonstration of their window project. While at Western,...

Korry Harvey has contributed to raise awareness about the issues of racism and discrimination for many years in the Pacific Northwest.

“We need a broader understanding of what diversity, inclusion, and equity are,” he said. “It’s about understanding power and privilege, and recognizing that differences are...

Do you work with an outstanding colleague at Western Washington University? The Western Way program provides the opportunity for faculty and staff to recognize the great efforts of others on campus.

Any time throughout the year, folks in the WWU community can ...

This month’s show is hosted by Chris Roselli of the WWU Alumni Association and Anna Magidson, a student at Western.   Following is the story lineup for this episode:

  • Education Outdoors – Students from Western’s Huxley College of the Environment teach local sixth-graders about water quality, stream macro-invertebrates and environmental stewardship at this...

Eight Western Washingon University employees were honored with exceptional effort awards at the 38th Annual Employee Recognition Ceremony Wednesday, April 29, in the PAC Main Stage Theatre.

Among honors given to longtime WWU employees and a performance by the student saxophone quartet Equus, the event recognized specific employees who received the President's Exceptional Effort...

Do you work with an outstanding colleague at Western Washington University? Nominate him or her for special honors in the Western Way recognition program, which aims to recognize Western employees for their hard work on campus and to give their co-workers an opportunity to praise their efforts.

Andrea Date, a secretary...

This month’s show is hosted by Chris Roselli of the WWU Alumni Association and Anna Magidson, a junior student at Western. This show celebrates “Active Minds Changing Lives Week” which is a Western event that brings together groups from the campus community to showcase and celebrate the work of students, faculty, programs and alumni to enhance life and resources across the...

Western Washington University projects and campaigns to change user behavior have resulted in significant energy savings and rebates through Puget Sound Energy programs.

Recently, Western completed energy saving projects in a number of campus buildings, routed through PSE’s rebate programs that included upgraded and optimized heating, ventilation and air conditioning controls in...

The 100C main entry of the Fine Arts Building on Western Washington University's Bellingham Campus will closed for renovation through 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 13.

The building houses Western's departments of Art and Design, in addition to the Western Gallery.

Before the main entry work began, WWU Communications and Marketing intern Margaret Degman wwalked the building to...