Behavioral Neuroscience Program

WWU junior Caitlin Bannister’s interest and research efforts into the mysteries of the nervous system have allowed her to be Western’s first behavioral neuroscience student to receive a prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education…

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at…

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at…

Western's Neuroscience Research Driven Students club, more commonly known as the NeRDS, is making the most of the pandemic, and while its efforts to teach local elementary-school children about the wonders of the human brain can't currently happen in the classroom, like all…

Western's Neuroscience Research Driven Students club, more commonly known as the NeRDS, is making the most of the pandemic, and while its efforts to teach local elementary-school children about the wonders of the human brain can't currently happen in the…

Western Washington University's Behavioral Neuroscience Program will host Angela Ozburn, assistant professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at Oregon Health & Science University, for 'Neural Substrates of Binge Drinking'  from 4-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28…

Josh Kaplan, assistant professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at Western Washington University, will present “Cracking the Cannabis Code: How advances in cannabinoid science can improve medicine and limit harm” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan 29 in Academic West 204 the WWU campus.

This lecture…

Dozens of Western Washington University students have received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2017-18 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based…

WWU’s Third Annual ‘Give Day’ on June 1 brought in more than $600,000 in much needed resources for student scholarships, research, travel, equipment and much more.

 More than 1700 donors made 3,854 gifts totaling $641,751, including $181,750 in matching funds. This represents a 21…

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