16-17: Student Excellence

BELLINGHAM -- Dozens of Western Washington University students have received Outstanding Graduates for the 2016-17 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a…

The Career Services Center of Western Washington University surveyed the graduates of the 2015-2016 academic year, and the results show continued improvement in the job market for recent graduates.

While the percentage of bachelor’s degree recipients reporting employment was…

A new ranking that sizes up how well the nation’s colleges do at providing value for the money gives several Washington colleges and universities top marks.

The ranking, by Money magazine, rates the University of Washington Seattle as 13th among 711 public and private colleges and…

Five students from Western Washington University’s Industrial Design program received recognition and $6,000 in scholarships for their furniture designs for small spaces as part of the annual Mount Baker Plywood Furniture Design Competition.

Western students, children, parents and…

Editor’s note: The following article was written as an assignment in Regina Barber DeGraaff and Melissa Rice’s PHYS 497: Science Communication course by senior Physics major Holly Christenson.

 

Western Washington University student Martin Fernandez, a graduating…

Western Washington University President Sabah Randhawa will honor seven graduates as Presidential Scholars during Commencement on Saturday, June 10.

Presidential Scholar awards honor top students in six colleges for their exceptional scholarship and service to the university and…

WWU Rowing overcame a determined charge from Central Okahoma to capture its eighth national championship on Sunday on Lake Mercer in Windsor, New Jersey, capping one of the best years in the history of Viking athletics and marking the first time the program had ever won two team-sport national…

For the 13th year in a row, WWU Art History students traveled to Seattle to present their research at the University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium. 

Students apply to the Symposium by submitting an abstract via a faculty mentor who can speak to the quality of the…

Brooklyn Groves, a 2013 Marysville Getchell High School graduate and senior at Western Washington University, was named the statewide Student Employee of the Year from the Washington State Association of Student Employment Administrators.

Winners of this year’s Western Libraries Undergraduate Research Award will be honored at a small reception in the library on June 9, during which Dean of Libraries Mark Greenberg will publicly recognize the award-winning students and present each awardee with a…

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