This November, Western Washington University welcomed internationally renowned artist Fred Wilson to campus, preceding the installation of two of his glass chandeliers in the Viking Union outside the Multicultural Center.
Amy Salinas Westmoreland has joined the Western Washington University community as the new director of Multicultural Student Services, with her office located in the Viking Union’s Multicultural Center.
Western Washington University’s Counseling and Wellness Center hosted a series of events throughout October to call attention to Domestic Violence Awareness month. As stated on their website, the events were focused on raising awareness of the issue of domestic violence, honoring survivors, encouraging action in ending domestic violence and sharing resources.
Western Washington University is now hosting a new Gender-Affirming Care Team as a collaboration between various departments on campus including LGBTQ+ Western, the Student Health Center, the Counseling and Wellness Center and the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic.
On Oct. 1 the Counseling and Wellness Center at Western Washington University held their first Bellingham Study Spots Tour highlighting various public and private study locations downtown.
International student enrollment has gone down significantly at Western Washington University as students returning to campus face COVID-19 related challenges including changing travel restrictions and closed U.S. consulates.