Fall 2022

19 life-changing days in Ecuador with WWU’s Honors College
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
Alum Will Taylor’s book about first love is one of a growing number of LGBTQ+ stories for kids
Canadian Football Hall-of-Famer and alum Orlondo Steinauer knows there are no do-overs in football—or family
It's official: Bees have a happy home at Western
The Civic Design Awards celebrate quality design arising from collaboration between architects and their civic clients.
Western’s fall enrollment is showing strong signs of a return to pre-pandemic levels
Erik Fretheim, director of Western’s Cyber Security Program, offers a few tips for the rest of us to keep our data out of the wrong hands
Schermer was recently elected to be a fellow of the American Geological Society
Kim uses social media to share golf advice -- and get more people out on the course
The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Western’s bachelor’s degree in Energy Science and Technology as a world leader in teaching zero-energy design.
Western has a long tradition of student involvement in campus art, even if they don’t know it.
The Office of Equity bridges two complementary areas, compliance, and community education and development
Americans are becoming desensitized to political violence, Campbell warns in his new book
Pushing beyond our comfort zones can enhance our outlooks
For those of us fortunate to work in higher education, our year begins with the return of thousands of students
The Washington State Legislature recently approved more than $3 million in new spending to support student retention and strengthen Western’s nursing and cyber-security programs

Class Notes

Cameron Johnson - 1990

Obituaries

Cameron Johnson, 54, who was an insurance underwriter, November 26, 2021.

Lorin Lindell - 2019

Class Notes (General)

Lorin Lindell, B.A., communication studies and journalism – public relations, is the social media and PR specialist for Visit Bellingham Whatcom County and was a finalist in the Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Top 7 Under 40 Whatcom Young Professionals 2022 Award.

Marci Larsen - 1980

Class Notes (General)

Marci Larsen, BAE, special education and ‘85, M.Ed., school administration, is serving as interim superintendent of the Monroe School District in 2022-23. In 2019, Marcie retired as superintendent of the Mukilteo School District.