Features and highlights

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...

Western Washington University Youth Programs has just launched its 10th year of Summer Youth Theatre Institute as part of the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Both primary and secondary level workshops are supervised by...

[ Editor's note: This article first appeared in the Western Foundation's "The Insider" newsletter. ]

For Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, whose foundational mission includes promoting social justice, its recent scholarship fund drive provided an opportunity that was wholeheartedly embraced before the student recipients even felt its impact. In a...

Western Kids Camp is offered at Western Washington University's Bellingham and Poulsbo locations each summer. The camp, for students in kindergarten through sixth grade, is offered in week-long sessions designed to incorporate both academic and...

Western Washington University honored its Outstanding Graduates for the 2014-15 academic year at spring Commencement Saturday, June 13.

 Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and...

The Asia University America Program is a five-month exchange program for Japanese college students studying International Relations, Business, Hospitality, Law, Economics and Multicultural Communications from Asia University, located just west of downtown Tokyo, Japan.

Western Washington University has had more than 4,000 students attend this program through this program, which has now...

Western Washington University assistant professor Melissa Rice and lecturers Regina Barber DeGraaff and Mike Kraft will be involved in a special event celebrating NASA's flyby of Pluto on July 14.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at ...