Features and highlights

Western Libraries and the Learning Commons invite the Western Washington University community to join a conversation about an intriguing art exhibit (Voices of Water) currently on display in Western Libraries.

Featuring the artist d'Elaine Johnson and an array of Western faculty and staff, this event will take place ...

Daniel James Brown, author of “The Boys in the Boat,” will present the story behind his most recent book at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Viking Union Multi-purpose Room on the Western Washington University Campus.

This presentation is provided free of charge and doors open at 3:30 p.m.

“The Boys in the Boat” is this year’s Western Reads...

Four Western Washington University student athletes will discuss their experiences on the water and in the classroom Oct. 9 as part of a special Western Reads panel discussion.

The students will share how they've applied the grit and resiliency they've developed through rowing to the classroom and to their personal lives, and they'll attempt to help audience members apply...

Western Washington University will host TRANSFIXED | TRANSMEDIA, the 2014 Society for Photographic Education's Northwest Regional Conference, Oct. 10 to 12.

Participants from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming will convene to discuss and exhibit works and techniques exploring the ever-expanding definitions of photography. Coordinated by Western Washington...

Western Washington University will offer the Ralph Munro Seminar for Civic Education on Oct. 7, 8 and 9 on Western’s campus. Legislators, policy experts and industry representatives will be among the speakers. The panels are free, and the general public, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend.

All panels will take place from 10 to 11:15 a.m. in the Wilson Library...

Western Washington University has been selected to join the Ashoka U Changemaker Campus consortium, which now stretches across 29 campuses in five countries and provides students and faculty alike with interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial and solution-oriented skills to succeed and make a positive difference in the world.

“We are delighted to be accorded the status of Changemaker...

Western Washington University for the fifth straight year has been selected as a “Military Friendly School” for 2015, placing Western in the top 20 percent of all higher education institutions nationwide.

“As an Iraq Combat Veteran I can confidently say that attending Western Washington University is an excellent choice to continue your path of higher education. It is...

The Mike Allen Quartet, composed of Western Washington University faculty members Mike Allen, Miles Black, Adam Thomas and Julian MacDonough, will play at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. in Bellingham, and will play there the first Wednesday of each month through December.

Allen will be on saxophone, Black on piano, Thomas on bass,...

Western Washington University’s Sanford Hill Piano Series will present both the Gold and Silver medalists of the 2013 Van Cliburn competition during its 2014-15 season.

Cliburn Gold winner Vadym Kholodenko will play at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Silver medalist and international...

Harrington Field on the south campus of Western Washington University was formally dedicated Saturday, Sept. 27, between games involving the Viking men's and women's soccer teams.

Before the ceremony, the WWU women beat Western Oregon University, 1-0. And before a record crowd of 1,179, the men lost 1-0 to Montana State University Billings.

The new field project was made...