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


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