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Lizard Field School

Student biologists learn the how-to's of wildlife research by studying the life and death of lizards in Oregon's Alvord desert. For 15 years Dr. Roger Anderson has been leading students on a three-week immersion into lizard ecology and behavior. Students cope with the primitive…

Industrial Design's 'ReMade' student project returns with a March 10 opening at Ideal 2023-03-02
Gulf of Maine sees second-hottest year on record, report shows, ‘getting to the edge of habitability’

“One of the reasons that the Gulf of Maine is warming so rapidly is because of where it sits in the North Atlantic with regards to ocean circulation,” said Nina Whitney, an adjunct scientist at WHOI and research assistant professor at Western Washington University who was the lead author of the…

This is how heat from a volcano can be used to power an entire town

If there are any leaks in the pipes, the substance leaking out is simply water or steam, and there is no hazardous waste, Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, a professor of geology at Western Washington University, told ABC News.

Other than the land use and the environmental damage done by the…

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Deadline for this year's MACS cohort is Jan. 15 2023-01-10
Upcoming Internal Grant Application Deadlines for Faculty 2023-01-09
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