12-13: Innovation and Research

Two students from Huxley College of the Environment won awards from the Washington and Oregon chapters of The Wildlife Society at the organization's annual meeting.

Leslie Parks received the 2013 Les Eberhardt Award for the Best Student Presentation for her genetic analysis of…

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science Robin Matthews, director of Western’s Huxley College of the Environment Institute for…

Western Washington University associate professor of Environmental Studies Troy Abel and a pair of graduate students have worked, in conjunction with the…

Three aging computer laboratories/classrooms in Huxley's Institute for Spatial Information and Analysis underwent a $310,000 remodeling project.

The rooms now serve hundreds of students with GIS software and state-of-the-art teaching technology.  

Other ongoing projects…

The thesis research of recent Huxley master's degree graduate Eleanor Hines, funded by the Bullitt Foundation, was designed to help regional and local policy makers achieve Puget Sound restoration goals. 

Working in Huxley's Institute of Environmental Toxicology, Hines…

Six Western Washington University faculty members have been honored with awards for the 2012-13 academic year. 

They include: 

David Carroll, Excellence in Teaching Award: David Carroll, professor of Elementary Education, has been teaching at Western since 2001.  He…

Three Western students were awarded two-year Hollings scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The award covers two $8,000 educational scholarships as well as a $6,500  stipend for an internship with NOAA. 

Western's 2012 Holings Scholars…

The Western Washington University Student Chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) will host the Baja 2013…

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