Brian Bingham

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 Washington University graduate student Casey Pruitt is like the alchemists of olden times -- scientists who worked to uncover the secret of turning lead into gold. Whereas their toil produced nothing but hundreds of years of failure and frustration, Pruitt is on to something that could…

Western Washington University graduate student Casey Pruitt is like the alchemists of olden times -- scientists who worked to uncover the secret of turning lead into gold. Whereas their toil produced nothing but hundreds of years of failure and frustration, Pruitt is on to something that could…

Brian Bingham has been named as director of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Western Washington University.

Bingham, who was selected following a national search, will begin his new duties on July 1, 2019. He has served as interim director at Western’s Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC) in…

Wondering what’s causing the marine water in parts of Whatcom County to look strange — sort of rusty red or rusty brown?

The Whatcom County Health Department has been getting reports about it in Birch Bay and near Drayton Harbor, officials said, referring to the phenomenon as red-colored…

Not far down the road from the Anacortes ferry landing is an important marine research center that has studied everything from seaweed to ocean waves to ocean acidification since the 1970s. Once primarily a field station for Western Washington University, it now has community outreach programs…

Western Washington University students will have another degree option available to them at the university’s Shannon Point Marine Center.

As part of the state’s 2018 supplemental budget, the Legislature approved the university’s plan to shift $1.5 million in local funds to state bond…

Brian Bingham will serve as interim director of Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center.

Bingham, a professor of environmental sciences in Western’s Huxley College of the Environment, began his duties last week.

He was appointed to the…

Brian Bingham has been named interim director of Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC).

Bingham, professor of Environmental Sciences in Western’s Huxley College of the Environment, will begin his new duties on Feb. 1. A national search for the SPMC director…

Western’s Shannon Point Marine Center was recently praised in American Scientist magazine for its efforts to diversify the field of marine sciences.

However, its chief multicultural program was cut in spring 2015 due to a lack of funding.

The Multicultural Initiative in the Marine…

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