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Western Washington University has created a new research center, the Mountain Environments Research Institute (MERI) and named Environmental Sciences Department research faculty member John All as its founding director.

The mission of MERI is to develop an inclusive and collaborative…

Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies will send three students abroad this fall on ten-month international learning projects as part of its Adventure Learning Grant Program.

This year's grant recipients are Kathryn Durning of Seattle;…

Akutan, a small island in Alaska’s Aleutian chain, needs 4.2 million gallons of diesel fuel a year to keep the lights on and the houses warm for its 125 year-round inhabitants and its major industry, a seafood-processing plant – at a high cost both literally and in terms of…

Western's professional and classified staff are given the opportunity to take one paid day a year as a Community Service Day, and recently my wife Kathy (Western's benefits administrator) and I took ours by spending the day in the field with the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA),…

University of Hawaii at Hilo Robotics Technicians Max Kerr and Casey Pearring, along with Akamai intern Nasre Manasrah of UH Maui College (UHMC), and summer volunteer Matt Takemoto of Western Washington University, all contributed to the successful mountainside traverse that tested the rover’s…

Something strange is happening in Seattle’s waters. Laura James was one of the first to notice. She alerted scientists when starfish began washing up on the shores near her home.

Two students from Bainbridge Island are members of the Western Washington University team that won second place in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Manufacturing Challenge.

The competition was March 19 in Long Beach, Calif., and teams were asked to create a manufacturing process for…

 

The Washington State House of Representative passed a resolutionthat recognizes Western Washington University for being No. 1 on the Peace Corps 2013 Top Colleges rankings among medium schools, with 73 Western undergraduate alumni currently serving.

This is the first time…

 

Western Washington University and the Center for Service-Learning are offering another service-learning study abroad course during the 2013 nine week summer session. The class, “Building Bridges with Rwanda: Collaborative International Service-Learning,” includes pre-…

As a business student at Western Washington University, Tim Newell can appreciate holding a local sports monopoly.

He would, however, like to see as many people as possible get interested in playing Spikeball.

"As far as I know, I'm the only person in Bellingham who has…

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