Lauren McClanahan

On Friday March 5th, PROJECT WE BEAM will light up downtown Bellingham and living rooms everywhere with an interactive art installation for all ages. The hybrid virtual and socially-distanced outdoor event is open to the public and will be viewable on the north wall of the Pickford…

On Friday March 5th, PROJECT WE BEAM will light up downtown Bellingham and living rooms everywhere with an interactive art installation for all ages. The hybrid virtual and socially-distanced outdoor event is open to the public and will be viewable on the north wall of the Pickford…

Western Washington University has developed several ties with Mongolian universities, organizations and not-for-profit organizations, and those ties are leading to increased opportunities for student study and faculty collaboration in Mongolia.

This past summer, a group of WWU “…

This past fall, Western students from Woodring College’s Secondary Education department dove head first into teaching as they entered their first quarter in the program. For their class, an introduction to general teaching methods, the Western students had the opportunity to work with sixth-…

Students in Woodring College of Education's SEC 444 class, taught by Lauren McClanahan, went out into the local high school community this past quarter to find and tell interesting stories.

The short documentary films they created were shown at the Pickford Cinema March 16 and also are…

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,…

The human race has been considered a race of hunter–gatherers. Groups that lived inland hunted wild animals and when the opportunity presented itself, they fished in lakes and rivers. Alternatively, groups that lived by a coast relied far more heavily on fish from the ocean, naturally leading to…

Three years ago, Lauren McClanahan gave a trio of high schoolers in the tiny fishing village of Kwigillingok, Alaska, a voice.

Growing up on the coast of the Bering Sea, the kids have been staring into the warm, frightening face of climate change for years. The permafrost is melting…

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