Mathematics Department

When Daphne Scott isn’t teaching math at Western Washington University, she’s busy smashing records. Using her mathematical skills to sharpen her athletic abilities, Scott recently broke an American and world decathlon record for the 60–64 age group. 

“A lot of people…

Retired WWU Professor of Mathematics Robert Israel Jewett passed away July 30 at the age of 84.
 
Jewett, who earned his doctorate in mathematics from the University of Oregon in 1963, taught math at Western for 40 years before retiring in 2010. His research interests included…

Prof. Brian Hutchinson (Computer Science), Prof. Kimihiro Noguchi (Mathematics), and several of their colleagues at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are organizing the Western Washington Data-Driven Discovery Seminar Series (W2D2S2), now in its…

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at…

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mariana Smit Vega Garcia was recently awarded a $190,000 National Science Foundation Grant for her research on partial differential equations, or PDEs.

Smit Vega Garcia’s research is concerned with the study of specific…

Western Washington University's geosciences programs were recently ranked #7 nationally in 2021 by Study.com.  Geosciences is a broad umbrella of disciplines from across campus, providing an interdisciplinary study of all aspects of the Earth (land, water, and atmosphere), its…

Western Washington University's geosciences programs were recently ranked #7 nationally in 2021 by Study.com.  Geosciences is a broad umbrella of disciplines from across campus, providing an interdisciplinary study of all aspects of the Earth (land, water, and atmosphere), its…

Presidential Scholars are selected by six colleges in recognition for their exceptional scholarship and service to the university and their communities. 

The 2019-20 Presidential Scholars include: 

Ray Garcia

College of Social Science and Humanities

Western Washington University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are co-organizing the Western Washington Workshop on Data-Driven Discovery (W3D3), taking place at Western on Saturday, May 16. 

The goal of this workshop is to bring together…

The traditional breakfast in the VU this morning was followed by the presentation of the annual Awards for Excellence and President Randhawa's Opening Convocation remarks.

This year's award winners are:

Outstanding Faculty Leadership Award: Karen Rohrbauck Stout…
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