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Western Washington University graduates and students have received five Fulbright Scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year, making Western one of the top producers of the prestigious award.

“I’ve always believed Western students can compete with the best around the country,” said Tom…

To Western sophomore Darby Finnegan, the world hidden beneath ocean tides is extraordinary and unknown. Originally from Grangeville, Idaho, the Honors Program student found an opportunity to learn more about life under the sea through Western’s Marine Science Scholar Program.

“The Marine…

Western Washington University was named a top national producer for Fulbright Scholarship winners in the 2017-2018 school year, according to a just-released ranking from the Chronicle of Higher Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

WWU senior Biology major Bre Mills has completed a prestigious two-summer Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program fellowship at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

She said she hopes more Western students follow her lead and go through the process to apply, as her two summers in…

“There is a compelling intimacy to the handling of skeletal remains,” said Ellen Hallingstad, a Western senior in the Honors Program who is hoping to do graduate work next year at England’s Sheffield University.  

No, Ellen doesn’t plan to be a grave…

Western Washington University was named a top national producer for Fulbright Scholarship winners in the 2016-2017 school year, according to a just-released ranking from the Chronicle of Higher Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

A celebration to recognize those involved in this year's competition for national scholarships and fellowships will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in the Western Gallery on the Western Washington University campus.

Every year, the competition increases the visibility…

Western Washington University was named a top national producer for Fulbright Scholarship winners in 2015, according to a just-released ranking from the Chronicle of Higher Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Western produced five…

With help from scholarships from the Fulbright Program, nine recent Western Washington University graduates will spread across the world doing research projects or teaching assistantships this year — the most from any masters-granting public school in the state.
Fulbright is one of the…

Western Washington University was the top national producer among public master’s granting institutions for Fulbright Scholarship winners in 2013, according…

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