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In the News

IPSI student Ghada Dhaouadi interviews a woman in Tunisia during September 2019.

Nearly two years after their trip to Tunisia, three Western professors and their Tunisian counterparts have published the first of several journal articles exploring student journalist motivations… Continue reading Voices of a New Democracy: Journalism faculty reflect on Tunisia trip, research  

Madison Guard poses in front of a tropical tree; a sandy beach is behind her

Western Environmental Science student Madison Gard of Tucson, Arizona has been awarded a 2021 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, which recognizes… Continue reading Meet Western's newest NOAA Hollings scholar, Madison Gard

The Association of College and University Housing Officers‐International (ACUHO‐I) is proud to announce that WWU director of University Residences Leonard Jones has been honored with the 2021… Continue reading Western's Leonard Jones honored with Parthenon Award from the ACUHO‐I Foundation

The search for Western's open Multicultural Student Services director position has been narrowed down to three finalists, and public open forums with these finalists are scheduled for the… Continue reading Public forums set for Multicultural Student Services director finalists

Karen B. McLean Dade, professor Olavo Bilac Cardoso and professor Susana Gomes Reis smile as they hold an plaque from the Morse Institute.

As travel restrictions ease and vaccines become increasingly available, Western professors are venturing out into the world to conduct research and engage with the global community. Professor of… Continue reading Connecting to Cabo Verde: A Q&A with WWU's Karen McLean Dade 

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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.