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As Western’s brand-new Marine and Coastal Science (MACS) program nears its first-ever major-application deadline on Dec. 31, Western Today thought it would be helpful for the campus community –… Read more about Apply now to be a part of Western's first Marine and Coastal Science cohort

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This week, Western's Counseling Center and Ethnic Student Center are offering online community care spaces to give students an opportunity to come together virtually for collective support… Read more about Western Counseling Center, ESC to offer online spaces this week

Dear Campus Community, WWU Incident Command (ICS) carefully monitors the COVID-19 pandemic with our top priority of keeping students, staff and faculty as safe as possible. Unfortunately, we… Read more about WWU Spring and Summer Classes to be Mostly Remote

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According to new research by Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Alia Khan,  red and green algae growing on snow in the Antarctic Peninsula causes… Read more about Huxley's Alia Khan publishes new research about relationship between snow algae and advanced melting in Antarctica

Babafemi Akinrinade, a professor in Western's Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, has recently published a new book as well as a chapter in other book:   Book Publication:… Read more about Fairhaven's Babafemi Akinrinade has new book, chapter published

Western and Climate Change

10 stories about how Western's faculty, staff and students are working to make a difference in the most existential threat facing the global community today.