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

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

They're not alone in their concerns. Western Washington University students working to become teachers also are asking for the requirement to be waived. They have gathered at least 86 signatures toward that end, most of them from WWU teacher candidates and their professors as…

With K-12 and higher education classrooms on hiatus due to COVID-19, students are having to adapt to online learning. As students try to find the best way to learn virtually, professors and teachers are having to adapt and find new ways to connect with their students.

WWU Assistant…

Western Washington University has been awarded a new five-year, $190,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to help train the next generation of science and math teachers as well as promote summer research opportunities for students who aspire to careers in the…

Thursday, November 21st, 4 pm, in CF 386

Dr. Caroline Alvarado will demonstrate the ways in which a course designed for future K-8 science teachers, where they are involved in open-ended scientific inquiry, can be transformed by employing Critical Race Praxis for Educational…

Emily Borda has been hired as director for the Science, Mathematics and Technology Education (SMATE) program at Western Washington University.

Borda, a professor of Chemistry at Western, was hired following a national search and began her new duties on Sept. 16. She succeeds Ed…

Western Washington University will host Moses Rifkin, the Science Department head at University Preparatory Academy in Seattle, and Abigail Daane, a professor of Physics at South Seattle College, for “A Path toward Social Justice in Physics Teaching” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 in the…

WWU’s 6th Annual Irwin Slesnick STEM Education Symposium will be held on Friday, April 26 on the WWU campus, and is free and open to the public. This year’s theme is “Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in STEM.” Attendees may opt to attend any combination of events throughout the day as their…

The Irwin L. Slesnick STEM Education Symposium will take place from 11:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4 in SMATE 220 on the Western Washington University Campus.

The event will be open to all students and faculty and is hosted by the Science,…

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