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Jon Bale explains that the clear liquid he’s carefully dripping into a glass test tube in the laboratory contains neurotransmitters, the chemicals that allow brain cells to communicate with each other.

Working on a research project studying brain neurochemistry with Associate…

The story written about Western Washington University graduate and staff member Viva Barnes in the Dec. 16 Bellingham Herald appeared on the homepage for Yahoo! Wednesday, putting the news about Barnes' incredible 21 years as a college student before untold thousands of readers.

The story…

Members of the Western Washington University singing group FM Singers, along with a few other staff members and students, walked through campus on Wednesday, Dec. 16, singing well known Christmas carols, many of them with lyrics modified to fit WWU.

For example, here are the words to…

On Nov. 16, a power outage caused Western Washington University to be suspended from 8 a.m. to noon. Due to the delay of notification, employees will not be required to make up time or report leave.

If any make-up hours have been completed, supervisors are encouraged to coordinate with…

Western Washington University and the Washington Federation of State Employees have drafted a memorandum of understanding to clarify the Inclement Weather Policy as it applies to Bargaining Units A, B and E.

The agreement is attached and also is available at http://www.acadweb.wwu.edu/hr/…

There were times when Viva Barnes never thought her one-class-at-a-time plan to earn a bachelor’s degree would result in a diploma.

But after 21 years, the administrative services manager in WWU’s Anthropology Department walked across the stage in Carver Gym Saturday to…

The Registrar's Office would like to thank the following people who volunteered as marshals at the fall commencement ceremony: Karen Copetas, Pee Wee Halsell, Warren Howe, Michael Vendiola and Karen Walker.

Their assistance was very much appreciated.

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