Features and highlights

The Campus to Compost Green Energy Fee project has begun supplying campus-generated compost to Western Washington University landscaping projects, beginning a closed-loop waste process that will save the university money and reduce its waste stream.

Located at the Facilities Management compost yard, the $4,934 Small Grant project began construction in early spring quarter 2015. A...

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:

1. Western Expands Downtown– Take a look at...

Western Washington University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The results, released in The Chronicle’s eighth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 43,500 faculty and staff at 278 colleges and universities.  Only 92 institutions achieved the recognition...

Next up in the Summer Noon Concert series is Carmona Flamenco, an award-winning flamenco group from Seattle, who will perform July 22 on the PAC plaza.

The group's performance will include a combination of guitar, singing, dancing and...

While there may be fewer students on campus during the summer, things are still busy at Western Libraries. Those on Western Washington University's Bellingham campus this summer may have noticed that two construction projects are currently underway in Haggard Hall that will affect some spaces and services.

Project 1: Digital Media Commons

When completed, the...

The Western Washington University Board of Trustees today approved Western’s 2015-16 state-funded operating budget, which includes a five percent tuition reduction for resident undergraduate students during the upcoming academic year.

“This tuition reduction is certainly welcome and will greatly enhance affordability and accessibility for resident undergraduate students at...

Western Washington University's Grandparents U program connects youth ages 7 to 14 to their grandparents in fun new ways July 16 and 17 in Bellingham.

Grandparents and grandchildren work side-by-side as they interact with marine ecology, bring books to life through sculpture, excavate fossils and more...

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science Robin Matthews, director of Western’s Huxley College of the Environment Institute for Watershed Studies, is working with two student volunteers to provide water-quality monitoring data for Washington lakes as part of the Institute’s Northwest Lakes monitoring program...

Western Washington University has been named to a list of “30 Most Beautiful Coastal College Campuses” by Best Value Schools, an independent web-based school-choice website designed to help high schoolers find the right school at the best value.

The 30 schools on the list were chosen based on criteria including location; awards and recognition; student enjoyment; and notable...

People of all ages gathered in the PAC Plaza to see The Female Fiends take the stage at the Summer Noon Concert Series with a performance on the PAC Plaza Wednesday, July 15. The band from Kent played a mix "cuddle rock" music. The Female Fiends also recently performed at Western Washington University's Lawnstock 2015...