Gene Myers

San Francisco recently divested from fossil fuels, as did Oslo, Norway. These two international cities stand with hundreds of communities, churches, associations, foundations, universities and individuals as testaments to making a bold choice to stop funding the known primary cause of climate…

The following Western Washington University faculty members should have received a memo from Emily Marrs of the Registrar's Office confirming their attendance at winter commencement, scheduled for March 21: Karen Bradley, Kim Markworth, Gene Myers, Carolyn Nielsen, Kathleen Saunders, Nick…

The Western Washington University community will convene to celebrate the start of the 2014-15 academic year by sharing breakfast and each other’s company, recognizing faculty and staff excellence award winners and listening to President Bruce Shepard's annual address at Opening…

Western Washington University’s Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment  will hold its annual “Innovative Teaching Showcase Learning Event” from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, June 10, in Wilson Library 270.

The theme of this year's showcase is…

Since the Sustainability Academy formed in 2009 at Western Washington University, much has changed. The campus now has a course offering in sustainability literacy that introduces first- and second-year students to the multidisciplinary aspects of systems and integrative thinking. In addition,…

Western Washington University professors Gene Myers (Environmental Studies) and Keith Russell (PEHR) wrote separate chapters in the recently published "The Oxford Handbook of Environmental and Conservation Psychology" from Oxford University Press. Myers' chapter, titled "…

Gene Myers, a professor of environmental studies at Western Washington University's Huxley College of the Environment, was an invited participant at a National Science Foundation- and University of Washington-sponsored workshop on natural history and society from Jan. 24 to 28 at Rancho de la…

Five Western Washington University Environmental Education graduate students are working with three mixed classes of fourth- and fifth-graders at Bellingham’s Columbia Elementary School to redesign some of the school grounds with a focus on providing new wildlife habitat, the latest of…

Gene Myers (Environmental Studies) has had his book “Conservation Psychology – Understanding and Promoting Human Care for Nature” published and will read from and host a discussion on the book, co-written by fellow psychologist Susan Clayton, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at…

From Sept. 10 to 13, Western hosted the 16th International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology. The event took place in the Viking Union and was attended by roughly 160 participants, including many from abroad. Among the countries represented were Brazil, Australia, Japan, Germany,…

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