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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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Western Washington University Professor of Geology Jackie Caplan-Auerbach will give a talk entitled “Sounds of an Era’s End: The 2018 Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i, From Ocean Bottom… Read more about Jackie Caplan-Auerbach to Speak at WWU on Feb. 12 about the 2018 Eruption of Hawai'i's Kilauea Volcano

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Five Western Washington University students have been selected to participate in the 2020 Legislative Internship Program in Olympia this winter. Logan Duling of Sammamish, Liliana Gilster of… Read more about Five WWU Students Selected for 2020 Legislative Internship Program in Olympia

Bobbie Buzzell, a first-year graduate student at Western Washington University, has been awarded a prestigious Washington Sea Grant Communications Fellowship for 2019-2020.

Bobbie Buzzell, a first-year graduate student at Western Washington University, has been awarded a prestigious Washington Sea Grant Communications Fellowship for 2019-2020. Washington Sea Grant… Read more about Western grad student Bobbie Buzzell awarded a Sea Grant Fellowship

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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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