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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 ’08 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 ’08 journalism alum, Harder covers clean tech and green energy

Leading with 'radical love'

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

Plastic Trash Upcycler

Alum Ryan Hackler’s company turns plastic into petrochemical alternatives. His startup is getting funding from the Department of Energy.

'She Was Beautiful, Loyal and Tough'

Marine Sciences graduate Amirah Casey’s impressive list of accomplishments includes embracing her late mother's story as part of her own.

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‘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.

A Place at the Table

Pierce County’s passionate restaurant reviewer Sue Kidd remembered

How we know the energy transition is here

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

Artistic Legacy

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

Joining the 'Major Leagues of Voice'

Research and Creativity

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

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

River Views

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

Eye on the Water

The Institute for Watershed Studies provides long-term water quality data for Lake Whatcom.

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

A closer look at earthquake resilience at sea level

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

WWU faculty join two new NSF-funded research centers

One is devoted to the study of earthquakes, and the other focused on bridging Indigenous and “Western” scientific knowledge.

Catch up on Class Notes

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