- Putting Air Pollution Data on the Map
Want to figure out your neighborhood's relative potential risk from pollution?
- Strengthening STEM
Engineering, Computer Science, Nursing and Energy Studies are among several new and expanding programs at Western.
- Student wins $50,000 scholarship
WWU student Roby Ventres-Pake recently won a scholarship from the Environmental Protection Agency's 2013 Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship program.
- Save electricity by powering down over Thanksgiving break
Small actions make a difference.
- Campaign aims to make cyclists visible on road
Local organizations passed out 100 bike light sets to students and faculty members with bikes on campus Tuesday, Nov. 18, and Wednesday, Nov. 19.
- Student wins EPA research scholarship
WWU Environmental Science student Roby Ventres-Pake of Portland, Ore., was a recent recipient of a scholarship from the EPA's 2013 Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship program.
- Nine classes available through Fairhaven College Special Quarter
Fairhaven College is offering its Special Quarter this winter, with nine classes linked to environmental justice and climate change.
- Upcoming events help cyclists be seen in dark weather
- Western science report: Group studies seal population
- Foraging for Fungi
With what AS Outdoor Center Excursions Coordinator Kelsey Ball referred to as "a super-storm of mushrooms this year," a hype and excitement is swelling for local mushroom hunting.
- Zipcars come to Western
A car-sharing service called Zipcar is coming to Western Washington University's campus in January 2014. Zipcar will station two Ford Fusions on campus parked in lot 11G.
- Bellingham college's $4.5 million fisheries building completed
- Washington residents deck the halls with energy efficiency
With the holiday season just around the corner, neighborhoods across the Northwest will glow with strings of lights.
- Students learn to live green on- and off-campus
ResRAP constructed a mock dorm room in Red Square.
- It's getting hot in here: Solar power to heat pool
Thanks to the Green Energy Fee Grant Program, solar water heaters will be installed on the roof of the recreation center.
- WWU students create toys from discarded materials
Downtown store Ideal is diplaying and selling toys that were created from recycled materials.
- Students look twice at litter
This quarter, Western Washington University seniors are spreading litter awareness to the community in a new campaign called Double Take.
- Western's Office of Sustainability hosts Sustainability Week 2013
The week will begin at noon Monday, Nov. 4, with an info fair in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room...
- Submission deadline for sustainability conference moved to Nov. 8