15-16: Innovation and Research

The 2015-16 recipients of the Dennis R. Murphy Faculty Research Awards for include: 

Cat Armstrong Soule, assistant professor of Finance and Marketing, co-author of "Less is More: Is Green Demarketing Strategy Sustainable?" Earl D. Benson, professor of Finance and…

The CHSS Dean's Lecture Series takes faculty expertise and knowledge from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences into the community in an ongoing effort to foster closer connections, share intriguing and timely information and inspire conversations. 

The lectures in 2015-…

The “Speaking of Maps” lectures, co-sponsored by Western Libraries and the Huxley College of the Environment, are quarterly talks designed to highlight the use and value of maps in research, in teaching and learning, and in daily life.

The 2015-16 "Speaking of Maps…

Western Washington University has created the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity and named Sandra Alfers, professor of German in Western’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages, its founding director.

The institute is…

Outstanding Graduate Students are selected by their programs for their achievements in several areas, including research, leadership, teaching, academics, service and promise for the future.

Twenty-six…

John Rybczyk, a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Western Washington University, was the guest editor of a recent issue in "Northwest Science" titled "The Skagit Issue—From Glaciers to Estuary: Assessing Climate Change Impacts on the Skagit River Basin."

The emerging science of gene drives has the potential to address environmental and public health challenges, but gene-drive modified organisms are not ready to be released into the environment and require more research in laboratories and highly controlled field trials, says a new report from…

Here at Western, undergraduate students have unparalleled access to research opportunities supported by faculty mentors. Western Libraries views the research work of undergraduate students as being tremendously valuable, both in terms of the teaching and learning experience the…

Western on the Peninsulas Environmental Policy student Thomas Hunter was recognized as an award recipient at Western Washington University’s annual Scholars Week Poster Competition.

Hunter, a resident of Bremerton and Water Systems manager for the City of Port Orchard, was one of…

Imagine being able to introduce a trait into a species that would carry that trait permanently, spreading it through the population from that point on – a trait that would, unlike normal natural selection, always be chosen; for example, introducing into a species of mosquito the inability for it…

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