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Stillness. Silence. Pitch black. Then, a flutter in the dark. A heron takes flight, spreading its wings as it launches off a jagged stump sticking out of murky water. 

Then back to stillness. Silen-

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A rhythmic chunking sound breaks the silent…

Two Anthropology faculty members were awarded $5,000 Pilot Grants from Western’s Research and Sponsored Programs last week. Assistant Professor of Anthropology Tesla Monson received a pilot grant to support new directions in the investigation of the primate eye. Monson, who holds a doctorate in…

Western Professor of English Christopher Wise recently traveled to Africa, where he presented a paper in Rabat, Morocco, and in Congo-Brazzaville regarding his research on the West African Sufi brotherhood, the Umarian Tijaniyya. In Rabat, Wise presented at the “Colloque International du Devoir…

The Presidential Scholar award is Western Washington University’s highest graduation honor for undergraduates. Students are selected by deans of their respective colleges for their exceptional scholarship, success in furthering multicultural programs and activities, and high levels of service to…

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at…

WWU junior Caitlin Bannister’s interest and research efforts into the mysteries of the nervous system have allowed her to be Western’s first behavioral neuroscience student to receive a prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education…

Western Washington University President Sabah Randhawa has announced that Brad Johnson will serve as the new provost and executive vice president for WWU effective Aug. 1.  

Johnson has served as the Dean of the College of Science & Engineering since 2017 and has been a professor of…

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