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How Russia hacked Social Media to influence the 2016 election

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Michael Tsikerdekis explains how Russia interfered with the 2016 election by dividing Americans along the lines of race, religion and ideology.

In the News

'Music for 18 Musicians' being performed at the Kennedy Center in New York City

Western’s Music Department will showcase one of the most influential pieces of music of the past 50 years, “Music for 18 Musicians,” at 7:30  p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Performing Arts… Read more about WWU to perform ‘Music for 18 Musicians’ Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Warren Cornwall in Bangladesh

In the second part of a Q&A that began with WWU scientists Doug Clark and John Rybczyk last week, Warren Cornwall,  the faculty advisor for WWU's student-produced environmental magazine, … Read more about Talking Science: Changing the global narrative on climate change

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BIG HEADS is an exhibition that showcases the exploration of portraiture and the use of the 4 x 5 view camera. It is on display now through March 4 in the WWU Photography Concentration Exhibition… Read more about Art students debut new 'Big Heads' installation in Fine Arts building; will run through March 4

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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