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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 Washington University economics professor Sharon Shewmake, a Democrat, expanded her narrow lead over four-term Republican state Rep. Vincent Buys, by a margin of 50.6 percent to 49.4 percent.

Only 810 votes separated the two.

Paul Meeks, veteran technology investor and professor at Western Washington University, discusses technology stocks with Mike Santoli.

Column by Steven Globerman,  professor emeritus at Western Washington University and senior fellow at the Fraser Institute.

Western Washington University Economics Professor Hart Hodges said there is not enough data to determine how much tariffs are to blame for cost increases. Demand is also a factor, as Cook said.

Western Economics major Mary Moeller of Bellingham recently won Best Undergraduate Research Paper at the annual Western Association for Borderlands Studies conference in San Antonio, Texas for her essay, “The Canada-U.S. Security Relationship: A Study of Cross-Border Collaboration against Human…

SEATTLE would likely benefit from congestion pricing, which charges fees to drivers entering downtown areas at peak periods, especially if the city uses the revenues to fund public transportation. But before the city is asked to vote on any congestion-pricing plan,…

Three Western faculty members, Wendy Wilhelm, Glenn McEvoy and Steven Globerman, will retire from the College of Business and Economics at the end of spring quarter after a combined 61 years of service at Western.

After more than 30 years at Western, Professor Wendy Wilhelm has been…

 

Hart Hodges and James McCafferty from Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) have released a new study detailing the $45 billion economic impact of the federal government’s EB-5 Immigration program, designed to encourage investment by…

The report called for more data sensitization for adults. It also how financial literacy sent to the back of the classroom due to recent developments in public education policy. “This is the group that came of age during the advent of No Child Left Behind and Common…

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