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Media Library

Welcome to Western Governors University’s media library. Listen to our podcast, read impact stories on our blog, and explore recent news articles to learn more about the world’s most student-centric university. 

Sage Advice Podcast

Chris Bonnell, WGU’s VP of External Affairs, is sitting down with experts from across the industry to tell the story of WGU. From bridging the digital divide to solving critical workforce shortages, their conversations cover the biggest topics in higher education today.



On our blog, we share stories of impact from WGU students and alumni, plus updates on how we’re redrawing the education landscape.

AccessiblePolicy Priorities
February 17, 2023

Tom’s Story

Without a guide, students can feel lost and confused on the winding pathway to their degree. The lack of direction can lead students to burn out, and in the worst…
Policy Briefs
February 15, 2023

National Nursing Shortage

Even before COVID-19, statisticians predicted that there would not be enough trained nurses to meet demand. This has been exacerbated by the pandemic, causing a nursing shortage close to 13…
About WGU
January 26, 2023

A Tradition of Breaking Traditions

The mortarboard sits precariously on his head as he makes his way to the stage. He catches a glimpse of the tassel swinging just beyond his right eye. He manages…
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