Features and highlights

Volunteers, including Western Washington University Associated Students board members, volunteered with Growing Veterans April 12 as part of WWU's Volunteer Week.

Photos by Mindon Win / WWU Communications and Marketing intern

David Wallin, a professor of environmental sciences at Western Washington University, is testing the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to track the movements of elk herds in the Skagit Valley.

Two new sculptures have been donated to Western Washington University and now hang in the lobby of the Communications Facility on campus.

The two metal sculptures, "Couplet" and "Offshoot," were created by American artist Cris Bruch in 1992, and were donated by the artist and the Greg Kucera Gallery in Seattle. The two works were created when Bruch was thinking about...

The annual Go For The Green Celebration to honor the campus residence hall that won this year's Total Waste Reduction Challenge is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.

The event will feature live music, a chance to win over $1,000 in prizes from local businesses in a raffle and an opportunity to meet the Eco Reps of each residence hall.

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Western Washington University is hosting author and Professor Naomi Oreskes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 in Western’s Viking Union Multipurpose Room, as part of the Western Reads speaker series.

Oreskes is a Professor of History and Science Studies at the University of California at San Diego and also the author of several books, her latest being “Merchants of Doubt: How...

Western students prepare for the spring showers by learning the proper mixture and process to plant seeds in the outdoor classroom at The Outback Farm. Outback farm worker Sam Carlos led the seed-starting workshop Tuesday, April 8, as part of The Outback Farm workshop series.

The workshops happen every other week and are focused to give students a chance to be engaged in an outdoor...

Society’s roles within social media – whether as a tool for marketing yourself and your career path or as a shaper of our online identities ­– were the two speaker topics at Western’s annual Tech Tonic technology expo on April 10 in the Wilson Library Reading Room.

Assistant Professor of Marketing Mark Staton went over some of the simple steps...

Western Washington University employees continue to be recognized via the Western Way recognition program, begun winter quarter.

The program aims to recognize Western employees for their hard work on campus and to give their co-workers an opportunity to praise their efforts.

"I am regularly amazed and inspired by...

In recognition of Debnath Mookherjee’s dedication to teaching and mentoring, alumni are working with the Western Foundation to establish a fund in his honor. Each year, an award will be given to a Huxley College professor who best embodies the excellence in teaching that Mookherjee has demonstrated over the course of his remarkable career. To donate online to the fund in Mookherjee...