16-17: Graduate Programs

Western Washington University Director of Athletics Steve Card announced the Athletic Award Winners for the 2016-17 season Tuesday evening at the annual Dub-Dub-Blue Awards Ceremony held on the WWU campus.

Seven student-athletes were presented with awards recognizing their…

Western Washington University graduate student Jefferson Emm and Professor of Environmental Science David Wallin are using a pair of unmanned aerial vehicles to complete a census of the eelgrass beds in Skagit County’s Padilla Bay.

Healthy eelgrass beds are vital nursery habitat…

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Chemistry Tim Kowalczyk has been awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to research predictive modeling of photoactive materials.

Kowalczyk’s group is creating computer simulations that have…

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 is one of 24 institutions in the country selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence Program to receive a five year, $1 million grant to enhance student success in STEM fields, especially those students typically under-represented in…

Following a national search, Gautam Pillay is the new vice provost for Research and dean of the Graduate School at Western Washington University, Provost Brent Carbajal announced today.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Gautam Pillay to Western.  His extensive administrative and…

Western Washington University Senior Marine Scientist Suzanne Strom of the Shannon Point Marine Center is part of a group of scientists recently awarded $5.6 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research over the next five years in the Northern Gulf of Alaska.

The…

BELLINGHAM ­– Western Washington University Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured an $806,805 grant to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

The new grant is…

Did you know October 24-30 is Open Access Week? Western Libraries is celebrating Open Access all through the month of October by sharing interesting facts about Western CEDAR, WWU’s institutional repository.

Part of a global movement promoting access to scholarship and creative…

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