Registration is now open for Western's Bellingham spring Youth Programs. Options include:

Computer Science Club: Students in grades 6-9 will explore a different area of computer science each week, including topics such as beginning coding, cyber security and game design. GEMS Fair:…

The 4th annual Inclusion in STEM mixer, Mix IT Up; the STEM Mosaic, is almost here!  

Mix IT Up is sponsored by Western's College of Science and Engineering and the following university chapters and clubs:

AWC (Association for Women in Computing) Chemistry…

Western Washington University has received a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help create the next generation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher-preparation programs in the state.

“This grant and the work it will do is built…

A new minor offered next year in the art department called STEAM will help students understand art as an important part of science, technology, engineering and math, the fields of study commonly known as STEM.

Western Washington University is offering its annual GEMS Fair, focusing on science opportunities for girls, free from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Academic West building on campus.

Western Washington University Youth Programs will host girls of all ages in the GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math and Science) Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, in Western’s Academic West building.

Families and friends are welcome to come and enjoy the event as well.…

Faculty members or future teachers interested in improving their ability to teach 3D spatial skills may want to attend a workshop April 28 and 29 from Sheryl Sorby, a professor in the Engineering Education and Innovation Center at The Ohio State University.

Sorby's workshop will…

Students in Tony St. John’s chemistry 163 class at Skagit Valley College are actively engaged in their education.

Previously, St. John taught the class in a traditional lecture style: him in front of the class showing PowerPoint slide after PowerPoint slide.

Now, students work…

Western Washington University is offering opportunities for girls in engineering, math, science and technology through its upcoming GEMS Academy and GEMS Night Out programs.

Inslee proudly noted that the state invested $12 million into the computer science and engineering programs at the University of Washington and Western Washington University, and $2 million into a Microsoft IT lab for students.

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