14-15: Environmental Sustainability

Western developed two new majors and three new minors to begin in fall 2015. The new major programs include: 

Chinese Language and Culture with a Teaching Endorsement (Bachelor of Arts): Designed to prepare students for work in fields related to China and Chinese culture, or to…

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas offered a series of free educational lectures in 2014-15 in its Western Lecture Series. 

The free lectures, held at the WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo, included: 

“Marijuana Laws and Its Impact on Employers,…

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, which brings guest lecturers to the WWU campus to address topics of contemporary environmental concern in the region and beyond, is intended to bring together environmentally minded members of the WWU and Bellingham communities. 

For 2014-15, the…

For Dr. Greg Rau (’71),  the critical issue of ocean…

Smart Trips and Western Washington University Sustainability partnered up to organize a picnic bike ride from Red Square on Western Washington University’s Bellingham campus to the Fairhaven Farmer’s market at noon on Wednesday, June 24.

This leisurely bike ride was organized…

Smart Trips is bringing cool bikes—including a stylish e-bike—for a picnic ride at noon Wednesday, June 24. Come as you are, no special clothes required.

The ride will proceed leisurely from Red Square to the Fairhaven Farmers Market. Bring a brown bag lunch or buy something…

A group of Western Washington University students took their desire for change to Old Main June 3 and 4, participating in a 24-hour sit-in to ask the Western Foundation Board of Directors to reconsider its decision to invest in fossil fuels.

The protest started at noon on June 3 and…

Western alumna Katherine Frankhauser visited Western Washington University's Bellingham campus Thursday, May 21, to demonstrate electric bicycles and to talk about bike-sharing programs.

The bikes were from Frankhauser's company, Spark Mobility. Spark Mobility…

Western Washington University and the City of Bellingham will once again partner on a year-end event to help students sort their unwanted materials generated from moving out.

Bins for reusable household items, clothing, non-perishable food, recyclable materials, and landfill waste…

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