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Western Today recently sat down with Huxley Professor Gigi Berardi to chat about her new book, "FoodWISE," discussing the origins of the project and how it came about to the response it has garnered and what her plans are to support the book. FoodWISE will be released by its…

Western Washington University realized significant energy savings and rebates last year through a Puget Sound Energy (PSE) program. Under PSE’s Commercial Strategic Energy Manager program, Western documented actual electrical savings of 1.9 million kilowatt hours in fiscal year 2018-19 and…

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science Wayne Landis, director of the university’s Institute for Environmental Toxicology, has secured a $320,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help scientists better understand the threat posed by plastics to aquatic life…

Western Washington University and its Huxley College of the Environment have joined other higher education institutions across the nation and world in declaring a climate emergency and agreeing to a plan to address the crisis through their work with students.

Sabah Randhawa, president of…

The forested coastlines of Afognak Island, part of Alaska’s Kodiak Archipelago, seem at first glance to be pristine and unspoiled, the miles of deserted beaches being left mostly in the care of the island’s brown bears and Roosevelt elk.

Sadly, that perception is far from accurate, due…

Western Washington University will launch one of the first residence hall compost programs in the country in the first week of November.

Lidded and ventilated compost buckets will arrive to every residence hall room across campus. In future quarters, all residence hall rooms will have…

 

Cities are complex. Interwoven webs connect each aspect of a city to others, and together they form something that somehow functions as a society.

But how does it all work? Josh Fisher, an associate professor of Anthropology at Western, is figuring that out. He…

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