12-13: Innovation and Research

Rachel Severson, a developmental psychologist at Western Washington University, will present “Growing Up Green: What Does Time in Nature Do for Your Child?” as part of Western’s Department of Psychology Family Academy outreach lecture series at 6 p.m. on May 30 at Brandywine…

Western Washington University chemistry and engineering technology students helped companies in Bellingham and Seattle to develop testing applications for a spectral pattern identification device that recently won a prestigious Prism Award from SPIE, the international society for optics and…

Western Washington University’s Woodring College of Education has released a special issue of its Journal of Educational Controversy on the theme “School-to-Prison Pipeline and the School to Deportation Pipeline.”

The journal addresses the issue of school policies and…

An international team of 21 authors from 17 institutions in seven countries, including Western Washington University’s Andy Bunn, has just published a study in the journal “Nature Climate Change” showing that, as the cover of snow and ice in the northern latitudes has…

Approximately 6,700 miles away from Misawa, Japan, one of the Port of Misawa’s 65-foot long docks is battering the Washington coast.

Rebekah Green, associate director of the Resilience Institute at Western’s Huxley College of the Environment, and two of her students are trying…

Brad Snowder’s focus is on the stars – he teaches astronomy at Western Washington University and Whatcom Community College, he is the director of Western’s planetarium and he delivered updates about the landing of the Mars rover via social media outlets.

For a man whose…

 

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Biology Marion Brodhagen will discuss “Tainted Food: The Story of Aflatoxin” starting at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Bellingham City Council chambers, second floor, Bellingham City Hall, 210 Lottie St.

Sarah Campbell, a professor of archaeology at Western Washington University, received a $77,000 grant from the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation this past year to organize Western’s archives associated with the department’s artifact collections and…

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Industrial Design Jason Morris is currently working on a feature-length biographical historical documentary film about prolific industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague.

Teague was a pioneer in the field, and designed many of the…

Western Washington University Sociology professor Jay Teachman recently completed a study showing that a rapid decline in the U.S. veteran population has been accompanied by increasing geographic concentration of veterans in smaller, more rural counties, often near military bases, in the South…

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