Faculty Research

WWU will host George M. Janini, program director in the Division of Chemistry at the National Science Foundation, on Monday, Sept. 7. Janini will meet with members of the Chemistry Department in the morning, have lunch with faculty and administrators, and present "NSF…

Biodiversity plays a significant role in forest carbon storage, but surprisingly less than previously thought, according to research in Ecology Letters that was led in part by Western Washington University Biology Professor David Hooper.

By analyzing stores of carbon in temperate and…

Genocide is nothing new.

The atrocities of murdering and displacing entire groups of people based on their ethnicity, nationality or religion has been a festering scar on humanity for thousands of years. It wasn’t until after the Holocaust that the international community, as a…

The human body has a complex system of defenses designed to find, attack and destroy any foreign body that makes its way inside; sometimes that attack can take the form of physically destroying the intruder, or the body can simply encase the object in proteins, in effect wrapping it up and…

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Professor Hilary Schwandt returned from Rwanda at the end of July after a month of researching the country’s impressive family planning program.

The purpose of her trip was to analyze, recognize and share Rwanda’s successful…

Retiring Western Washington University Sociology professor Lucky Tedrow has published new innovative findings on the working lives of major league baseball pitchers.

In collaboration with David Swanson of University of California at Riverside, Jack Taymen of the University of California…

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