In the Media

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 10:00am

Food Wise—Gigi Berardi

To be released in January of 2020, this guide to ‘sustainable and delicious  food choices’ points to the value of the home garden and kitchen, and questions the benefits of popular diets. Berardi is a professor at Huxley College in Western Washington University, where she focuses on topics that include rural ecology.

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 8:36am
UW Daily

According to Klinger, the center conducts research in collaboration with scientists from the UW, Western Washington University, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 9:58am
Cascadia Weekly

IT USED to be you could tell the students had returned to Bellingham when moving vans—or family vehicles that serve that purpose—would arrive in front of dorms, apartment complexes and rental houses, disgorging young folks and their possessions alike, typically in the company of wearylooking parents. These days, the signal that the students are on their way comes in the form of lights. A whole lot of them—$150,000 worth. If you’ve been anywhere in the downtown core during the past couple of weeks, you’ve seen the strands of lights wrapping of the trees on the sidewalks, making downtown look like a blue-tinged fairy realm of sorts. Those blue lights are a harbinger, but not one of evil. Instead, they’re part of the effort to “Paint B’ham Blue,” which also happens to be the name of the event they signal.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 8:14am

Repressing one’s feelings when they might threaten relationships or one’s security, and appearing outwardly agreeable “while inner feelings grow angry and resentful is what is meant by self-silencing,” said Dana Jack, a professor of psychology at Western Washington University who has pioneered research on this theory.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 8:12am
ReWire News

When Hilary Schwandt, an associate professor at Western Washington University, reviewed these policies in 2016, she found very little concrete information. “Most hospital reproductive health policies, regardless of Catholic affiliation, provided more confusion than clarity in terms of abortion and contraception service provision,” Schwandt and her colleagues wrote in a report.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:09am
Inside Higher Ed

WWU's Johann Neem discusses his new book about the need to affirm -- and strengthen -- the liberal arts at a time when reformers are doubting their value and that of higher education.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:07am
Everett Herald

 The city of Arlington is enlisting college students to create a downtown corridor plan and bring a fresh perspective to the look and feel of its main street.

The City Council last week voted to contract with Western Washington University’s Sustainable Communities Partnership for a year of courses and community-engaged learning aimed at helping develop a plan for downtown that will lean on business owners and others for support.

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 11:37am
Seattle Times

State biologists selected 19 priority restoration areas around Washington — from Drayton Harbor near the Canadian border, to Budd Inlet near Olympia — by searching through old reports and records from archaeological digs to find out where the oysters used to be most abundant.

“The best places to start are the places they existed prior to European contact,” says Marco Hatch, an ecologist at Western Washington University and member of the Samish Indian Nation.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:44am

A new list from has named Bellingham as the best college town in western Washington. released the best college town in each state and only considered cities with fewer than 250,000 residents. 

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:41am
SciTech Europa

WWU's Marina Kounkel used data from Gaia’s second release to trace the structure and star formation activity of a large patch of space surrounding the solar system, and to explore how this changed over time. This data release, provided in April 2018, lists the motions and positions of over one billion stars with unprecedented precision.