Features and highlights

The annual Drawing Jam event in the VU Gallery turns the gallery walls into a blank canvas for all to contribute to.

The exhibition is about freedom of expression, the organic nature of the creative process and the ability for anyone and everyone to be involved in making art. Patrons are welcome to draw, write and create whatever they wish.

An opening reception will be held from...

Western Washington University’s junior Industrial Design students will showcase “upcycled” pet products they created using unique eco-strategies from reclaimed materials in the annual design challenge “ReMade” from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7 at Ideal: Carefully Curated Goods, 1227 Cornwall Ave, in downtown Bellingham.

The students applied design...

Episode 20 of Western Window, hosted by Teena Thach and Chris Roselli, takes a look at:

  • the fascinating work being done on sea star wasting syndrome
  • an alumnus who works for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard team
  • a graduate student doing incredible research with carbon dioxide
  • the work of artist David Maisel
  • the opening of the Harrington...

Friday afternoon, in front of a campus-wide audience, Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard officially launched a $60 million fundraising campaign, the largest in the history of the university.

A special dinner on Friday in Bellingham celebrated the launch, and two Seattle-based events, a business forum meeting on Nov. 6 and gala dinner on Nov. 7, will take the campaign...

In this special "Office Hours" episode of Western Window, Dan Purdy, director of Western's Front Door to Discovery program, discusses compassion and suffering in the workplace with Joanne DeMark, a leadership development specialist at WWU, and Jason Kanov, a Western professor of management who studies the nature and impact of suffering and compassion in the workplace.

Name? Robert B. Clark

What is your job? Manager of Digital Video Services in ATUS

What does your department do? "Video Services handles video and media production needs for pretty much the entire campus. At some time or another, I've worked with academics, administrators, the alumni, the foundation, athletics, and even a...

About 875 fifth graders from Skagit and Whatcom counties visited Western Washington University on Tuesday, Oct. 21, to see firsthand what a university campus is like. The tour kicked off the sixth 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.

“Mentorship is...

Have you noticed a few transformations around campus? If not, you soon will. From shiny new banners in front of Old Main and along High Street showcasing some of our distinguished alums – representing the many faces and talents of Western – to festive blue bows popping up and a special Get-Your-Blue-On coffee booth giving away Kind Bars and other goodies, Western’s campus is...

Returning home after three road matches over the last two weekends, the top 10 nationally ranked Western Washington University volleyball team entertains Montana State University Billings on Thursday, Oct. 23 (7 p.m.), and Seattle Pacific University on Saturday, Oct. 25 (7p.m.), in Great Northwest Athletic Conference contests at Sam Carver Gymnasium on theWWU campus.

The ...