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Message to Campus
Sun, 10/28/2018 - 2:23 pm

Dear Western Community,

As you know, over the weekend, a horrendous act of violence killed 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue. This is the latest in a series of such incidents that have targeted our educational institutions and places of worship, spaces that are expected to be safe places for ALL people.  Our thoughts and…

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Message to Campus
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 1:11 am

To the Western Campus Community:

Western’s most important responsibility is to provide a safe campus environment, an environment free from sexual violence, harassment, and discrimination. Preventing and responding to sexual violence and sexual misconduct is something that universities across the country are struggling to address, and…

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Message to Campus
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:43 am

Dear Western Students,

Welcome to the 2018-2019 academic year!  Whether this is your first year at Western or your last, I hope you are as excited as I am by the opportunities the lie ahead to learn about others, ourselves, and the world we share. 

Supporting your success both in and out of the classroom is the primary mission…

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Message to Campus- Speech
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:30 am

(A video of the 2018 Opening Convocation Ceremony is available here.  President Randhawa's remarks begin at 24:30.)

Good morning and welcome to the start of Western’s 125th academic year.

I would like to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered on the ancestral homelands of Indigenous Peoples who have lived in the…

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Tue, 07/31/2018 - 2:06 pm

WWU President Sabah Randhawa was the guest on the Season 4 Finale of Spark Science, a podcast sponsored by Bellingham's Spark Museum, and hosted by Dr. Regina Barber DeGraaff, WWU STEM Outreach and Inclusion Specialist and instructor in the Physics and Astronomy department.  In this episode, Sabah recounts his early career as a…

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