WWU News

On Campus

Building a More Inclusive Teacher Workforce

Washington Education Association partners with WWU

WWU faculty join two new NSF-funded research centers

One is devoted to the study of earthquakes, and the other focused on bridging Indigenous and “Western” scientific knowledge.

New climate change minor open to all students

Facing climate change will be the job of people in many fields.

‘Teaching Exclusion’ lecture explores antisemitism and racism in education

Western hosts the U.S. Holocaust Museum's Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Annual Lecture

Border Policy Research Institute begins new cross-border research projects

The partnerships mean more opportunities for undergrads

WWU People

A Viking Comes Full Circle

Jim Sterk returns to Western to lead Viking Athletics

Jane Wong's 'furious, joyful memoir'

The New York Times, Publisher's Weekly and Kirkus Reviews love 'Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City.'

WWU scientist, mentor Marco Hatch awarded Pew Fellowship

Hatch's work combines mainstream science and ancestral knowledge


Artistic Legacy

The most recent addition to Western’s Sculpture Collection has a link to the person who helped start it all.

A Place at the Table

Pierce County’s passionate restaurant reviewer Sue Kidd remembered

A future we couldn’t imagine

Title IX sparked seismic changes in gender equality in education

Mighty Women of Western

Decades before Title IX, women at WWU were laying the groundwork for equality in women’s athletics

The Roehl Way

Tom Roehl has spent 25 years encouraging students to stretch beyond boundaries

In Her Father’s Memory

Julann Spromberg learned to love nature on her family farm, and learned to be a scientist at Western

A brighter financial future

Alum Paul Merriman shares a lifetime of financial knowledge with WWU students and the community

Global Hitchhiker

How far could a guy get in 1960 with two feet, one thumb and 18 bucks?

Looking Under Rocks

Geologist Paul Rady has a talent for finding oil and gas beneath the surface. He got his start with a crucial mentorship at Western.

Class Notes