College of Science and Engineering

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each Friday, 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…

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

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

Then, in 2011, Dixon transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the year the Curiosity Rover launched. Sitting at his desk, watching the launch coverage, Dixon said the fear faded…

Perseverance and the Martian Clock

What is “Mars Time”? Are you excited about machines flying on another planet? Or Martian rocks coming back to Earth?

If you are curious about spacecraft on the Red Planet then check out our Season 7 Premiere featuring…

The western bumblebee, an endangered native bee species thought to be locally extinct, has been rediscovered on Western’s campus by Environmental Science student (now alumna) Audrey Mechtenberg.

Known taxonomically as bombus occidentalis, the western bumblebee once flourished across the…

While the labs, halls and dorms at Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center remain quieter than normal, some research has resumed, and plans are taking shape to make way for more.

"It has definitely been a slowdown," the center's Director of Marine and Coastal Science…

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

Western Washington University's geosciences programs were recently ranked #7 nationally in 2021 by Study.com.  Geosciences is a broad umbrella of disciplines from across campus, providing an interdisciplinary study of all aspects of the Earth (land, water, and atmosphere), its…

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