Faculty Research

Welcome to "Tuesday Q&A," a weekly story where issues of broad topical interest are viewed through the lens of the research expertise of Western's faculty.

With the news coverage of the Border Wall dominating the media along with the government shutdown that continues on as a…

Western Washington University Professor of Biology Eric DeChaine in July received a three-year, $225,000 grant from the U.S. National Park Service’s Shared Beringian Heritage Program to document the diversity and distribution of plants across the North Pacific, including the Alaska Peninsula,…

WWU Assistant Professor of Journalism Derek Moscato was recently at the National Communication Association conference in Salt Lake City and his paper won the Top Faculty Paper Award in the Public Relations division. His paper,  "All the City’s a Stage: Urban Activism and the…

There comes a time in the life of every young coastal rainbow trout when a combination of factors – genetic makeup, water conditions, its current health and size, and more – cause it to ask itself one very important question: To go to sea, or not go to sea?

Those that opt to leave the…

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Journalism Brian J. Bowe has received a $100,000 university linkage grant from the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia to improve journalism education through an exchange with students and faculty at Western.

“Tunisia is a country that, over the…

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