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WWU’s Geology Department Working Towards an Inclusive, Accessible Alternative to Field Camp

A galvanizing rite of passage for students seeking a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology at Western Washington University has always been Field Camp, a capstone experience of five to six weeks…

In the News

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

Kendra Howard-Smith, the 2016 James W. Scott Fellow

Western Libraries is currently accepting applications for the James W. Scott Regional Research Fellowship. Applications are accepted from individuals in doctoral programs as well as individuals… Read more about Western Libraries now accepting applications for the 2020 James W. Scott Fellowships

The impact of microplastics on filter feeders like these Olympia oysters will be one area studied by Western's Wayne Landis and his colleagues at OSU as part of the new NSF grant.

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science Wayne Landis, director of the university’s Institute for Environmental Toxicology, has secured a $320,000 grant from the National… Read more about Western’s Wayne Landis Receives NSF Grant to Better Understand the Impacts of Microplastics on Aquatic Life

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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