16-17: Innovation and Research

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…

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…

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Chemistry John Gilbertson has been named a 2017 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, an award that comes with a $60,000 research grant.

The Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar award provides an unrestricted research grant to faculty at…

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 Senior Instructor of Liberal Studies Tom Moore has published a collection of poetry, “Acceptable Time,” with Ravenna Books.

Moore describes his interest in poetry as long-standing.

“It began when I first read the Welch poet, Dylan…

Western Washington University students in the Computer Information System Security program will practice cyberwarfare training in its new CyberRange, thanks to a gift of 50 computer servers from Boeing, Western officials said.

Boeing has given 50 computer servers to Western Washington University for use in its new CyberRange Poulsbo, a virtual environment where students in Western’s Computer Information System Security (CISS) program will practice cyberwarfare training and cyber technology development.

This year, Yazmin Gil is a teacher mentor in her district’s two-year Bilingual Teacher Fellows Program, a partnership between Highline Public Schools and Woodring College of Education at Western Washington University that prepares…

Exercise is a wonderful health elixir.

But bicyclists who commute to work in big cities may be breathing in harmful doses of pollutants, according to studies.

The upshot: Cycling’s health benefits can be reduced by when and where you ride, and for how long.

Longer…

Subscribe to 16-17: Innovation and Research