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Cyndie Shepard, director of the Compass 2 Campus program at Western Washington University, has been given a Daily Point of Light Award, which honors individuals and groups creating meaningful change in communities across the U.S.

“I am honored to receive this prestigious award, and do so…

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will perform a piece, titled "Rapture," by Ann Arbor-based composer Patrick Harlin on Sept. 27 and 28 at Powell Hall in St. Louis, Missouri. Immediately after receiving his Bachelors degree in composition at Western Washington University he was hired on…

 

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-…

 

David R. Montgomery will give a lecture on his book, “The Rocks Don’t Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah’s Flood” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in Western’s Academic West building room 204.

This presentation is free and open to the public, and…

Two Washington universities — one public, one private — have made a list of schools that offer a high quality education for a low price per student.

Both Western Washington University and Gonzaga University are among five regional universities that made the list, published Monday by U.S.…

 

Western Washington University is on a new U.S. News and World Report list of highly ranked universities that operate most efficiently.

 

Western Washington University librarian Robert Lopresti is this year’s winner of the Black Orchid Novella Award for his novella, “The Red…

Lifelong "space geek" Brad Snowder was born the year the Soviet satellite Sputnik launched the Space Race, but he was too young to celebrate the ensuing first U.S. satellite success.

Fifty-five years later, the Bellingham resident finds himself with an unexpected opportunity to…

BELLINGHAM - Shelley Jefferson teaches kids about the tides.

"Remember how we talked about the eelgrass?" she asks a small mob of fourth-graders at Carl Cozier Elementary School. "Who can tell me why tides are important?"

Jefferson doesn't give them the…

Three teams of Western Washington University students were recognized internationally for their achievements in the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications’ international mathematics modeling competition. The first team placed among the top 10 teams, the second in the top 10…

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