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Western Washington University Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Grace Wang will outline the factors that Bureau of Land Management (BLM) managers utilize in their decision-making in a talk Nov. 9 for the Huxley College Speaker Series.

Interviewing 25 managers at the state and…

Next year, students at Western Washington University will help the city of Edmonds become more sustainable. The work will be done through Western’s new Sustainable Cities Partnership program.

The program matches courses at Western to issues facing a city as the…

A new minor will be available for Western students seeking to study sustainability, which is the ability to preserve economic, environmental and social systems.

Sustainability studies, an environmental studies minor, was created by the WWU Sustainability Academy. The faculty involved meet…

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…

We at the Western Libraries are guided by our mission: “Western Libraries connects—people to people, people to place, and people to learning.”

One of the many ways in which we make such connections is through collaborating with students, staff and faculty to create educational…

Professionals from diverse fields will combine their expertise to lead discussions about environmental science ethics and social justice issues as part of Western Washington University’s Fall 2013 Western Reads Program.

The panel discussions are free and open to the public.

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,…

Ethan Remmel was only 41 when he died on June 13, 2011, barely a year after being diagnosed with terminal colon cancer that quickly spread to his bone.
The Bellingham, Wash., psychology professor and father of two young sons took a lethal dose of crushed prescription sedatives, becoming…

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