13-14: Environmental Sustainability

Facing the Future, an award-winning developer of teacher’s guides, student textbooks and digital resources that equip and motivate K-college students to…

Focused on topics surrounding environmentalism and energy, Western Washington University is offering a series of lectures which will take place at the newly…

A team of six Western Washington University students won $10,000 for their NOVA Solar Window plan at the 6th Annual Environmental Innovation Challenge…

Western Washington University's Institute for Energy Studies is receiving a $150,000 gift of support from Alaska Airlines, $100,000 in gifts from the Ingersoll Rand Foundation and Trane,…

The World Issues Forums of Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies aims to provide thought provoking discussions to Western’s campus and the Bellingham community, supporting an informed and engaged global citizenry. World Issues Forums are held weekly during fall, winter and spring…

The Huxley College Speaker Series brings guest lecturers to campus to address topics of contemporary environmental concern.

For 2013-14, the theme for the Speaker Series was water: resource management, climate change, conservation strategies, pollution prevention, and economics, to name a…

Brady Olson, a scientist at Western’s Shannon Point Marine Center, holds a flask of seawater and stares intently at the tiny creatures called copepods swimming inside it. They dart about like frenzied boatmen, through water altered to reflect what climate scientists call “the worst case scenario…

The sustainability wall is now open in Wilson Library at Western Washington University.

A collaborative project of Western Libraries, the Office of Sustainability and the AS Environmental Center, this wall provides Western with a central and public location where the campus community can…

Associated Students President Carly Roberts presented on AS divestment efforts to the WWU Foundation board May 16. The presentation included a student-produced video and 75-plus handwritten letters from students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.

Roberts asked the WWU…

Western Washington University’s Huxley Spatial Institute recently completed a collaborative project with the organization Oil Change International. The Institute’s Jacob Lesser and Tyson Waldo spent months developing an online map that allows users to explore the rapid expansion of…

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