Steve Hollenhorst

Western Washington University is on the hunt for several new administrators who will be key in overseeing and managing important university departments. 

Currently, search committees are narrowing down their final selections for the role of provost, dean of the College of the Environment…

Nearly 1,400 acres of state-owned forests near Lake Whatcom will be newly protected from logging as part of an initiative announced Wednesday, April 6, by Washington’s Department of Natural Resources.

Instead, the trees will be monetized for their ability to combat worsening climate…

A new tool to fight climate change is coming to rural Whatcom and Skagit counties. But the planet isn’t the only one that stands to benefit — farmers could see healthier soil and more productive fields.

The Whatcom-based organization Kulshan Carbon Trust is launching a pilot program in…

Consider two names associated with one of our state’s public universities, one a slave owner and the other an abolitionist. Which do you think might be canceled? You got it, the abolitionist.

As Western Washington University …

Jean Melious has been named to a one-year term as dean of Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University, Provost Brent Carbajal announced today. 

Melious, now professor of Environmental Studies, will start in her new job in September 2021. She succeeds current Huxley…

Western Washington University’s bachelor’s-degree program in Urban Planning and Sustainable Development has been granted national accreditation.

Western joins only 15 other accredited undergraduate planning programs in the United States, and is the second accredited…

Western expanded its global exchange and research opportunities for students and faculty during a delegation visit to Hangzhou Normal University (HZNU) and Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) in China, Oct. 8-15.

The delegation led by Provost Brent Carbajal included Vicki…

[ Editor's note: The original speaker, Rebecca J. Cole, had to cancel. Steve Hollenhorst, the dean of Huxley College of the Environment, will speak instead, as noted below. ]

Steve Hollenhorst, dean of Huxley College of the Environment, will discuss aviation biofuel alternatives…

It's Energy Year in Bellingham.

Making that announcement at a festive celebration Wednesday afternoon was Mayor Kelli Linville, who also launched the Bellingham Energy Prize at the event.

The energy prize is a group effort of nine community partners, including…

Western Washington University will offer its annual Ralph Munro Seminar for Civic Education on Oct. 27-28 on Western’s campus; elected officials, public policy experts, and educators will be among this years’ speakers during discussion panels that are free and open to the public.…

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