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Western Students walking to their graduation celebration on a beautiful sunny day


A HOUSE OF HEALING

The vision for a Coast Salish longhouse at Western originated from Western’s Native American Student Union and is the result of decades of discussion among students, faculty, and campus administrators.


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Architectural drawing by Jones & Jones Architects of the Longhouse
Kaiser Borsari Aerial view showcasing the new building


BUILDING WASHINGTON’S FUTURE

We understand the pressing nature of the technological challenges our society faces.

We are preparing people to face those challenges and to solve the most complex problems of our time.

We are building the future.


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Featured

Jennifer Kutcher

Over the past many years WECU's impact on Western has been transformational. Last night at the WWU women…

Tyanin Opdahl

Meet Tyanin Opdahl! Olympia native Tyanin plans to graduate in Spring 2024. She’s…

Henry Belanger

Meet Hank! Montlake Terrace native Henry Belanger, or “Hank” as he’s called, is…

In the News

Petra McDonnell-Ingoglia

In 2016, Olympia High School student Petra McDonnell-Ingoglia was having a rough time. Her parents…

Carisa Blacklock

By Frances Badgett

When the COVID-19 pandemic rolled through hospitals and burned out healthcare workers across the country,…


VIKINGFUNDER

Visit WWU’s official crowdfunding site to see how you can support current student clubs, academic departments, scholarships and more!


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Students signing Home of the Vikings banner at the Paint B'ham Blue for WWU event