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Approximately 600 Western Washington University undergraduates and about 42 master’s candidates received degrees during fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, in Carver Gymnasium on the Western campus.

The next time anyone sees the “Untitled” sculpture by Donald Judd on the Western Washington University campus, it’ll be in an entirely different spot.

The sculpture, part of Western’s Outdoor Sculpture Collection, was removed from its longtime home on the Old Main lawn in north campus this morning, and when it returns it will likely be sited in the flag plaza near the Academic Instructional Center on south campus.

Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the break.

Western Washington University is closed Thursday and Friday but will reopen with regular hours on Monday, Dec. 2.

If you're on campus this weekend, here are hours for common destinations:

About 900 fifth graders from Skagit and Whatcom counties visited Western Washington University on Tuesday, Oct. 22, to see firsthand what a university campus is like. The tour kicked off the fifth year of Compass 2 Campus, a proactive effort that sends trained WWU student mentors into schools in order to get more kids to see themselves as future college students.

If you've lived in Bellingham for a while, especially in autumn, you've probably heard the expression "Don't like the weather? Just wait a few minutes."

Rarely is that phrase more fitting than yesterday, as the above photos, taken just over an hour apart, illustrate.

What are your experiences with crazy weather, either here in Bellingham or somewhere else? Join the conversation over on our WWU Facebook page.

After hundreds of faculty and staff gathered for a complimentary breakfast in the Viking Commons, Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard delivered his annual convocation address to faculty and staff Wednesday morning.

In his address, Shepard posed several questions for Western to address as it seeks to create a brighter future for Washington.

Robert H. Brim, CEO and founder of Dealer Information Systems Corp., addressed Western Washington University graduates and their families at Western’s Summer Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 24, in Carver Gymnasium.