Marine Sciences graduate Amirah Casey’s impressive list of accomplishments includes embracing her late mother's story as part of her own.
Jim Sterk returns to Western to lead Viking Athletics
The New York Times, Publisher's Weekly and Kirkus Reviews love 'Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City.'
Alum Paul Merriman shares a lifetime of financial knowledge with WWU students and the community
Marketing grad Ethan Huynh combined two passions and launched a career
WWU grad student Annie Jolliff stalks bumble bees.
The Institute for Watershed Studies provides long-term water quality data for Lake Whatcom.
How do you bring an overdose-stopping drug to the masses? Make it sleek, stylish and small enough to carry on a keychain.
'We have a great future ahead.'
Before world fame, the indie rock band played the Fairhaven Auditorium
Alia Khan collects ice from the world's highest places
Highlights from the 2023 readership survey
What happens when an earthquake hits a building already damaged by saltwater?
One is devoted to the study of earthquakes, and the other focused on bridging Indigenous and “Western” scientific knowledge.
As many as 50 students are expected to receive funding this year
This gorgeous peak in southern Alaska could be one of the nation’s most dangerous volcanoes. WWU geologists are looking for clues before disaster strikes.
WWU students and faculty are showing how plastic beach trash can be put to good use somewhere else.
19 life-changing days in Ecuador with WWU’s Honors College
If you want to catch a crook, sometimes you have to think like one—just ask Western’s cybersecurity students.
Scholarship recipient Malku Cruz prepares to launch his supply chain career
Hear from a few faculty at Western who are forging ahead in academic fields previously (or still) dominated by men
WWU’s Tesla Monson may have found the key to one of evolution’s great mysteries right under our noses.
Biology’s shell collection has come out of the lab
500-year-old quahog clams can tell us a few things about our changing oceans.
An alum who helped develop a new solar window technology in a lab at Western returns to install the finished product at the Western Gallery
How far could a guy get in 1960 with two feet, one thumb and 18 bucks?
How my journalism internship tattooed dairy farming on my heart
Basketball gave Gracie Phelps a place to start healing after childhood abuse, and the courage to seek justice.
Decades before Title IX, women at WWU were laying the groundwork for equality in women’s athletics
How classically trained musicians from WWU are building a vibrant, inclusive show venue in downtown Bellingham.

Class Notes

Mark Hughes - 1996

Class Note

Mark Hughes, B.A., economics, is director of marketing for Kitsap Mental Health Services and recently became a member of the Olympic College Board of Trustees. 

Brian Lind - 1984

Class Note

Brian Lind, B.A., journalism, recently became Supply Chain Manager - Americas for Corio Generation, part of Macquarie's Green Investment Group. Brian has been a procurement professional in the energy field since 2000 and ran his own consulting business focused on wind energy for several years. He completed his MBA in 2016 from Marylhurst University. 

J. Edgar Boyd - 1979

Class Note

The Rev.. J. Edgar Boyd, B.A., recently retired from the pastoral ministry; he most recently served First AME Church - Los Angeles, the oldest African American church in LA. While there, Rev. Boyd formed the South Los Angeles Community Development and Empowerment Corporation, which collaborates with other denominations to address social and economic issues in South Los Angeles. Previously, Rev. Boyd served as pastor of Bethel AME Church in San Francisco for 20 years, and led Bethel AME Church of Los Angeles from 1986-92.