Honors Program

Breezy Johnson, a Western Washington University student and member of the university’s Honors Program, has been selected to compete in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, in February.

US Ski and Snowboard announced Wednesday that Johnson, from Victor, Idaho, will…

Jenson is not the only athlete with Kelly Canyon connections aspiring to represent the U.S. at the 2018 Winter Olympics, which begin Feb. 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Victor resident, Western Washington University student and current U.S. Ski Team…

She’s not your typical Whatcom County alpine skier.

She’s never competed in the downhill skiing leg of the annual Ski to Sea Race. Never thought about jumping the Baker Road Gap – in fact, she’s never even stepped into a pair of skis at Mt. Baker Ski Area.

The Honors Program invites proposals for not fewer than 12 seminars to be offered during the 2018-2019 academic year. Honors Seminars are junior/senior-level courses and may be on any subject; interdisciplinary proposals are strongly encouraged. Seminars are small, with a limit of 15 students,…

“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…

WWU Honors Program student Alisa Aist spent last summer at a remote biological research station on Kodiak Island, Alaska working as a Fish and Wildlife Technician, or "fish tech," for the state of Alaska. Aist, who is a Biology major with a Marine Biology emphasis, made…

Did you know that WWU has its own TV show, Western Window, produced right here on campus, by our students? Check out Episode 51 here, with interviews with fellow Viking and U.S. Ski Team member Breezy Johnson, and her aspirations to go for gold at the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea, the…

Western Washington University recently honored Rosa Tobin with an Outstanding Graduate Award for the 2016-17 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor…

BREE DAIGNEAULT, also a Coupeville High School graduate, is enrolled in marine biology and the honors in Distinguished Marine Scholars program at Western Washington University, with an emphasis on public relations/communications. Her high school…

The Honors Program invites proposals for not fewer than 10 seminars to be offered during the 2017-2018 academic year. Honors Seminars are junior/senior-level courses and may be on any subject; interdisciplinary proposals are strongly encouraged. Seminars are small, with a limit of 15…

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