15-16: Community Outreach

Finals this spring has meant something totally different for 16 students in Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment Disaster Risk Reduction minor.

Instead of exams or presentations, they are working around the clock for 36 hours in Whatcom County’s…

Western Washington University students can help keep Bellingham beautiful by properly disposing of anything they don't want to bring with them when they move out.

Western and the city of Bellingham are making that easier this week by sponsoring Moveout Madness, a one-day event at…

Western Washington University, in partnership with the City of Poulsbo Parks, are hosting youth enrichment programs at the SEA Discovery Center (formerly the Marine Science Center) this summer.

Programs offered this summer include Odyssey of Science & Arts and Western Kids Camp.…

Tatiane Simons circled the date on her calendar a while back; Saturday, June 11, 2016. A deep breath, then a sigh of mixed relief and anticipation slipping between her lips as she lowered her marker. With a sense of pride, a feeling of humility, and a dash of ambition, she and eight classmates…

Western Washington University will be participating in a regional earthquake exercise called Cascadia Rising on the morning of June 7. Emergency Operations and Coordination Centers at all levels of government and the private sector will activate to conduct a simulated field response…

Next year, students at Western Washington University will help the city of Edmonds become more sustainable. The work will be done through Western’s new Sustainable Cities Partnership program.

The program matches courses at Western to issues facing a city as the…

Western Washington University, the city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Marine Science Foundation have approved initial agreements that will allow Western to lease and then to assume ownership of the Poulsbo Marine Science Center building.

The agreements were announced at an event Tuesday…

Some of the world’s top Mars scientists will gather in Bellingham to share the latest scientific results from the Red Planet and preview NASA’s next generation Mars rover mission at an all-ages community event at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 27 at the Mount Baker Theatre.

The…

Western Washington University Youth Programs will host girls of all ages in the GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math and Science) Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, in Western’s Academic West building.

Families and friends are welcome to come and enjoy the event as well.…

Western Washington University’s Palliative Care Institute Spring Conference will feature Anne Montgomery as its keynote speaker from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 13 at the Sheraton Four Points at 714 Lakeway Drive in Bellingham.

The event is open the public and will be followed by…

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