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A Life's Work

Western’s Center for Pacific Northwest Studies will be home to the personal collection of feminist scholar Catharine R. Stimpson.

Decoding the Sounds of the Rainforest

Neal Digre, ‘16, is using the machine learning and linguistics skills he learned at WWU in the $10 million XPRIZE Rainforest competition.

Joining the ‘Major Leagues of Voice’

Music's Richard L. Hodges will take the stage in Seattle Opera's 'X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X'

An Internship for a Greener Future

New environmental communications endowment equips students to tell stories for the Earth.

A Place at the Table

Pierce County’s passionate restaurant reviewer Sue Kidd remembered

Leading with 'radical love'

State principal of the year William Jackson on justice-centered education

Joining the 'Major Leagues of Voice'

The Energy Edition

How we know the energy transition is here

It won’t be easy or simple, but clean energy is accelerating

Introducing Window guest editor Amy Harder

An ’07 journalism alum, Harder covers clean tech and green energy

Higher ed's role in climate change solutions

Interdisciplinary programs are essential to preparing students for a new energy future

All Things Energy

Western’s Institute for Energy Studies prepares students to tackle the world’s toughest climate and energy problems.

Lessons in Hope

When Kate Darby teaches about environmental problems, she includes how people are working together to address them

‘Everything is about energy’: The many lives of Olivier Singbo

Olivier Singbo is using what he’s learned about energy to ensure his family’s access to electricity.

Alumni Stories

Introducing Window guest editor Amy Harder

An ’07 journalism alum, Harder covers clean tech and green energy

Leading with 'radical love'

State principal of the year William Jackson on justice-centered education

Aurora Season

Adriel Butler, ’08, harnessed the power of logistics to build a one-of-a-kind tourist experience in the Alaskan wilderness

Global Hitchhiker

How far could a guy get in 1960 with two feet, one thumb and 18 bucks?

WWU Alumni Awards

Nicole Burdick, '13

Financial Advisor and Founder, Money Maven Financial

Ruta Nanivadekar, '14

Program manager, city of Bellevue and President of the board for Palouse Pathways

David Cuillier, '90

Director of the University of Florida Brechner Freedom of Information Project

Danny Marshall, '80

Tribal and nonprofit leader

Tony George, '86

President, Kitsap Bank

Research and Creativity

Aperture of Empathy

Does looking into the eyes of an animal make us more likely to act to save its endangered habitat?

Artistic Gifts

A brainy timber heiress with a passion for sculpture, Virginia Wright brought some of the nation’s best contemporary artists to Western’s Sculpture Collection

Artistic Legacy

The most recent addition to Western’s Sculpture Collection has a link to the person who helped start it all.

River Views

John Feodorov’s new work for the Seattle Convention Center is a story of the Duwamish River

WWU News

A brighter financial future

Alum Paul Merriman shares a lifetime of financial knowledge with WWU students and the community

The Roehl Way

Tom Roehl has spent 25 years encouraging students to stretch beyond boundaries

An Internship for a Greener Future

New environmental communications endowment equips students to tell stories for the Earth.

Building a More Inclusive Teacher Workforce

Washington Education Association partners with WWU

A closer look at earthquake resilience at sea level

What happens when an earthquake hits a building already damaged by saltwater?

Catch up on Class Notes

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