Spring/Summer 2015

Western’s Melissa Rice is part of a NASA team uncovering the secrets of Mars
One alum brings fellow combat vets to the farm to grow vegetables and help each other heal
How Western's vast Mongolia Collection became one of the largest in the country
Some told Snow Jones (’14) that her college goals weren’t meant for someone with so much to overcome. Even more are glad she didn’t listen
Two grads are huge in electronic music
Is there anything Tyler Malek can't put in a frozen scoop?
Hokkaido lawmaker soaked up art, music, scenery in Bellingham while earning an MBA at Western
A theoretical physicist from Western helped create a new molecule
Alex Harrison is a member of the U.S. men's Bobsled Team
Two alumni and Sociology faculty study the long-term effects of military service
Western students who are developing a transparent window that doubles as a solar panel recently won a $75,000 grant from the EPA to keep the project going
Three sets of twins are also teammates in Western Athletics in 2014-15.
A slab of a tree that has spanned three millennia is on display at Western
Hassan Byumvuhore is a student in Western's Intensive English Program
Awards are nice, but Western’s real achievement is our superb learning culture

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