16-17: Environmental Sustainability

Western Washington University placed 29th nationally and claimed the top spot in Washington state on the 2017 Cool Schools sustainability rankings done annually by the Sierra Club.

The Cool Schools list, which is available at http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/cool-schools-2017/cool-…

Contact: David Patrick, Western Washington University professor of Chemistry, at (360) 650-3128 or david.patrick@wwu.edu; Donna O’Neill, University of Washington CoMotion Innovation Center at donnao3@uw.edu; or Hunter McDaniel, founder and CEO of UbiQD at (505) 310-6767 or hunter@ubiqd.com…

Western Washington University is one of five regional schools to partner with the U.S. Department of the Interior on its Northwest Climate Science Center; the University of Washington will host the center on its campus, and Boise State University, the University of Montana and Washington State…

Sustainable Business

Online Certificate of Completion

The Huxley College of the Environment, in partnership with Sustainable Business Consulting, is pleased to announce a new professional learning opportunity in Sustainable Business!

Through this non-credit…

The student ID card has new bus pass functionality.  Students will no longer need to visit the Western Card Office to encode a bus pass on their ID card.

The bus pass now becomes Active automatically when the Transportation Fee is placed on the student account.

Students with…

Move Out Madness, a year-end event to help students get rid of their unwanted furniture and items generated from moving out, organized by Zero Waste Western and the Office of Sustainability and sponsored by Campus Community Coalition, City of Bellingham and Zero Waste Western, was a huge success…

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science David Shull will work alongside the Washington Department of Ecology this summer to sample from 25 sites in Bellingham Bay, the beginning of a multi-year process to attempt to answer one question: How is Puget Sound changing?…

Western Washington University President Sabah Randhawa yesterday signed an open letter to the international community in support of the Paris Climate Agreement and to endorse local, state and governmental action on climate change and carbon reduction.

Randhawa joined more than 180 other…

Western Washington University has hired Ginny Broadhurst to be the new director of its Salish Sea Studies Institute, an interdisciplinary center for collaboration, education, research and community involvement established in 2015 focused on the health of the Salish Sea and its environs.

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