Features and highlights

Society’s roles within social media – whether as a tool for marketing yourself and your career path or as a shaper of our online identities ­– were the two speaker topics at Western’s annual Tech Tonic technology expo on April 10 in the Wilson Library Reading Room.

Assistant Professor of Marketing Mark Staton went over some of the simple steps...

Western Washington University employees continue to be recognized via the Western Way recognition program, begun winter quarter.

The program aims to recognize Western employees for their hard work on campus and to give their co-workers an opportunity to praise their efforts.

"I am regularly amazed and inspired by...

In recognition of Debnath Mookherjee’s dedication to teaching and mentoring, alumni are working with the Western Foundation to establish a fund in his honor. Each year, an award will be given to a Huxley College professor who best embodies the excellence in teaching that Mookherjee has demonstrated over the course of his remarkable career. To donate online to the fund in Mookherjee...

Harriet Spanel gifts make system possible; planetarium to be more available to campus, community

A new state-of-the art digital projection system has been installed at Western Washington University’s planetarium, the result of generous gifts by Harriet Spanel in memory of her husband, the late Les Spanel, for whom the planetarium is now named.

“Naming a part...

Christopher “Kit” Spicer has been hired as dean of the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Western Washington University, Provost Brent Carbajal announced today.

“I'm very pleased that Dr. Spicer has accepted our offer to become dean of the College of Fine and Performing Arts. He brings significant administrative skills and experience to the College, and his...

A lot went down on -- and off -- the Western Washington University campus during winter quarter 2014. These are just a few highlights.

 Mackenzie Hughes (Fr., Ellensburg) provided the winning hit in the opener and Kaleigh Keating (Sr., Salinas, CA/Notre Dame Salinas) had a walk-off single in the nightcap as Western Washington University swept a doubleheader with arch-rival Central Washington University, 2-1 and 4-3 in nine innings, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference softball doubleheader Friday at Viking Field on...

Spring quarter began under blue skies on Tuesday, April 1.

Forecasters expect a partly cloudy day today with rain returning tomorrow afternoon and sticking around through the weekend.

In this video, students at Western Washington University talk about how technology supports their learning. Thayne Yazzie creatively uses camera equipment and computers available to students. Maddie Merriam studies from online recordings of her biology lectures. AJ Butler communicates with his professors through the web and with his smartphone.

The video was produced by...

The WWU Cycling Team held its annual criterium race March 23 in Ferndale. The race attracted riders from roughly 10 Northwest schools.

Check out more photos from the event.