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To the Roof of the World: WWU Faculty, Students Headed to Mount Everest this Spring to Study Climate Change

John All, director of Western Washington University’s Mountain Environments Research Institute, will lead an international team of students and researchers – including a pair of WWU graduate…

In the News

Measuring the spectral albedo of different sea ice types in the Chukchi Sea while on a field campaign with the Korean Polar Research Institute in August 2018.

Alia Khan, a brand new Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences in the Huxley College of the Environment (she started at Western in March), has spent almost every minute of her research time… Read more about Alia Khan's Global Quest for Snow and Ice, and What it Tells Us About Our Changing Planet

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science Erika McPhee-Shaw will be chairing a prestigious Gordon Research Conference in Manchester, New Hampshire in June. The Gordon… Read more about WWU's Erika McPhee-Shaw Elected to Chair to Prestigious Gordon Research Conference

John Misasi, center, at the Waterborne Symposium with students, from far left, Levi Hamernik and Lina Ghanbari. At far right is WWU Research Associate Cecile Grubb.

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Engineering and Design John Misasi and two of his students attended the Waterborne Symposium, an environmentally friendly coating technologies… Read more about WWU’s John Misasi brings standout students to New Orleans symposium

Awards & Recognition

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NOAA/Hollings Scholars

Third in the nation

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Peace Corps Volunteers

Top volunteer producing school

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