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WWU alumnus Scott Ballard (’99) will be in Bellingham for the screening of his festival favorite “A Standing Still” on Sunday, July 19 at the Pickford Film Center. More »

Western's Seattle Leadership Forum featured tech experts Julie Larson-Green, chief experience officer for Microsoft’s Applications and Services Group; Leslie Feinzag, vice president of Julep Beauty Inc.; Kieran Snyder, co-founder and CEO of textio; and Barry Steinglass, vice president of Client Software for Hulu.

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Eleven members of the Veith family attended Western from 1968 to 1999 and went on to become doctors, nurses, educators and IT professionals – all who are also humanitarians in their own right. More »

Harrison Mills (’12, Design) and Clayton Knight (’12, Physics) are the electronic dance music duo ODESZA, a partnership forged during their senior year. The year they graduated, the Washington state natives watched two songs from their debut album, “Summer’s Gone” – “How Did I Get Here” and “iPlayYouListen” – go viral via SoundCloud.

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Lizzi Jackson (’14) threw her hat in the ring for the title of Miss Washington 2015 on July 3 and walked away with a crown. She, as the new state titleholder, will compete for the title of Miss America 2016 beginning Sept. 13.

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