In light of the most recent recommendations from the CDC to limit the size of all social and public gatherings, along with the Governor’s March 23 “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order for the State of Washington, the Viking Union will be closed to the public until further notice. For more details on this temporary closure of the Viking Union, and any other coronavirus related information, please visit WWU’s coronavirus resource site



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'U.S.-Canada Trade: On the Ground at the Entry Points' webinar set for July 14

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The Association of Women In International Trade (WIIT) will host a panel discussion webinar titled "U.S.-Canada Trade: On the Ground at the Entry Points" featuring WWU's Laurie Trautman, director of Western's Border Policy Research Institute, at noon on Tuesday, July 14 at 

WWU Theatre Production of ‘#HereToo – WWU' Earns Three Kennedy Center Awards 

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 13:37

Western Washington University’s original production of “#HereToo – WWU,” a company-created play drawn largely from interviews with young activists confronting the gun violence epidemic in America, has won three awards from the Kennedy Center.  

The awards received were the Citizen Artist Award, Distinguished Company-Generated or Devised Work, and Outstanding Lead Devisers of a Company-Generated Work.  

Kitsap SBDC Business Advisor Completes Certification 

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:41

The Western Washington University Small Business Development Center has (SBDC) announced that Jaime Forsyth has successfully completed a rigorous certification process and is the Kitsap SBDC’s newest Certified Business Advisor. 

Forsyth looks forward to serving Kitsap county businesses in this new capacity. 

Meet WWU's 2019-20 Presidential Scholars

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 12:01

Presidential Scholars are selected by six colleges in recognition for their exceptional scholarship and service to the university and their communities. 

The 2019-20 Presidential Scholars include: 

Ray Garcia

College of Social Science and Humanities
Outstanding Graduate, Journalism

Western Washington University Announces WeLearn – Learning and Enrichment Resources

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:27

Western Washington University has curated an array of learning and enrichment resources to provide educational opportunities and support during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

WeLearn connects people with Western’s extended community through learning opportunities that address professional and personal enrichment needs, and has resources for anyone who wishes to further their personal and professional goals.

Western to Reduce Tuition Rates for Most WWU Four-Year Degree Programs on Kitsap, Olympic Peninsulas

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 13:53

Western Washington University will receive $886,000 per year in continuing annual funding from the Washington State Legislature to reduce tuition rates and enhance access for resident undergraduate students in most four-year degree programs offered by Western on the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas.