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WWU Research Team Trying to Unlock the Recycling Potential of Ocean Plastics

The forested coastlines of Afognak Island, part of Alaska’s Kodiak Archipelago, seem at first glance to be pristine and unspoiled, the miles of deserted beaches being left mostly in the care of…

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Fred Kaiser and Grace Borsari

A $10 million gift from Fred Kaiser and Grace Borsari will support “Building Washington’s Future,” a campaign to raise $20 million for a new building to house growing Western Washington University… Read more about Fred Kaiser and Grace Borsari Make Largest Single Private Gift to WWU for ‘Building Washington’s Future’ Campaign

Illustration shows students protesting gun violence

Western Washington University’s production of “HereToo - WWU,” an original company-created play drawn largely from interviews with young activists confronting the gun violence epidemic in America… Read more about ‘HereToo-WWU’ Chosen to be Performed at Kennedy Center Regional Festival in February

According to WWU's Scott Dorough, campus Building Automation Center (BAC) personnel Chris Hadley, Don Bergler, and Thomas Trebacz, above, were key to optimizing operations to better coincide with building schedules.

Western Washington University realized significant energy savings and rebates last year through a Puget Sound Energy (PSE) program. Under PSE’s Commercial Strategic Energy Manager program, Western… Read more about WWU Projects Save Energy & Money Through PSE Program

Awards & Recognition


Third in the nation

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Among 100 Best Values in Public Higher Education

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Top volunteer producing school

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