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The Institute for Energy Studies at Western Washington University was a 2019 Energy Leadership Achievement Award finalist.

The recognition, by the CleanTech Alliance and the Northwest Environmental Business Council at the Energy Leadership Summit Nov. 19 in Seattle, honored individuals…

Western Washington University is receiving its largest donation ever from two business entrepreneurs that will go a long way to bringing a new science building to campus.

Business partners Fred Kaiser and Grace Borsari are giving a $10 million gift to WWU for its new…

A $10 million gift from Fred Kaiser and Grace Borsari will support “Building Washington’s Future,” a campaign to raise $20 million for a new building to house growing Western Washington University programs in electrical engineering, computer science and energy science, said Stephanie Bowers,…

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science Wayne Landis, director of the university’s Institute for Environmental Toxicology, has secured a $320,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help scientists better understand the threat posed by plastics to aquatic life…

Horacio Walker, chair of the Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School Search Committee, is pleased to provide the following information about search activities to date:

The search committee has finalized the position announcement and has published it in a variety of…

Are you thinking of pursuing a master's degree? Come by for coffee and cookies in the Wilson Library Reading Room while you explore the many excellent graduate programs at Western! Chat with graduate program advisers, current grad students, and friendly…

The pinto abalone once ranged in large numbers from Alaska to Baja California, but overfishing, poaching and other factors have caused them to become functionally extinct in the Salish Sea; according to figures from the Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, the species has experienced a 98…

Western's Chemistry and Biology Departments are co-sponsoring a Life Sciences Symposium on Friday, Oct. 18. This event is an opportunity for PhD graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to present their research and be involved in early career panels with the undergraduates and Master's…

Students interested in health professions or other graduate programs are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Health Professional & Graduate School Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m .on Thursday, Oct. 17  in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

A group of faculty and staff from Western Washington University has teamed with Seattle-based aerospace manufacturing company First Mode to win a new $302,000 contract from NASA to design and build a new instrument called a goniometer that will help scientists and members of the Mars rover teams…

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