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

Carol V. Davis - 1975

Class Note

Carol V. Davis, B.A., Fairhaven interdisciplinary concentration, just had her fourth poetry book
published: "Below Zero," Stephen F. Austin State University Press. The book is centered on
poems about Siberia, where Carol taught at a university in January 2018. She was due to be back in
Siberia in 2020 as a Fulbright Specialist. She postponed twice because of COVID-19 and when the war
began, the State Department closed the Fulbright program in Russia. Carol teaches at Santa Monica College and Antioch University, Los Angeles.

Jim Jorgensen - 1963


Jim Jorgensen, 83, a longtime Blaine School District teacher and a former commissioner for the Port of Bellingham, on June 8, 2023. 

Brittany Rogers - 2008

Class Note

Brittany Rogers, B.A., English literature, is a senior product manager at Microsoft, working on Microsoft 365.