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Western Washington University’s Suzanne Strom has been named to the inaugural class of ASLO Fellows by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography; the honor is given to ASLO members who have advanced the aquatic sciences through their exceptional contributions and…

Mars has clues to offer about its past, if you know where to look and what to look for.

Western Washington University assistant professor of Geology Melissa Rice, a member of NASA’s Curiosity rover science team, has collaborated with that team to publish new research from the rover…

Joseph E. Trimble, professor of Psychology at Western Washington University, has co-authored a new book entitled “Foundations of Multicultural Psychology: Research to Inform Effective Practice” which will be published later this month by the American Psychological Institute.

Northwest Indian College  (NWIC) and Western Washington University have been awarded a five-year, $1.65 million grant from the National Science Foundation designed to boost the number of Native American students making the transition to graduate school in the geosciences and provide a more…

Virginia’s South River flows along the western foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, coiling its way across bucolic rolling farmlands and through small towns, marching north to join first the Shenandoah and then the Potomac before eventually emptying into the Chesapeake Bay.

With its…

Six faculty members from Western Washington University’s departments of Chemistry and Physics were named Cottrell Scholars by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) on April 20.

The faculty members named scholars are Mark Bussell, John Gilbertson, Jenelle Leger,…

The Center for Economic and Business Research at Western Washington University recently released an economic impact study of the Shell Puget Sound Refinery and Tesoro Refinery located in Skagit County, Washington. 

The refineries play a very important role within not only the Skagit…

Working together on a team led by the University of Oklahoma’s James Shaffer, Western Washington University assistant professor of Physics and Astronomy Seth Rittenhouse has helped create a new type of molecule that may pave the way to the first generation of scalable quantum computers.

BELLINGHAM – Shannon Point Marine Center director Erika McPhee-Shaw will discuss characteristics of coastal ecosystems as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 in Communications Facility 120 on the Western Washington University…

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