Summer 2018

WWU faculty member’s work to better understand Huntington’s disease gets a boost from the company developing a drug showing early promise.
Western's Student Recreation Center hosts a collegiate climbing competition
Strategies for fighting a growing threat to the West
Ian Vincent thought strong men didn’t talk about their pain. The silence almost killed him.
TJ Martin knows we can handle tough, emotionally complex stories
Brandon Doak creates ephemeral art with the tips of dry-erase markers
After an impressive debut at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, WWU student Breezy Johnson returns to Western
Here are a few fellow Vikings you’ll be glad to know about
John Bergen, PJ Ohashi, and Josiah Johnson
Western will soon offer two new degree programs, thanks to funding from the State Legislature
Artist Ann Morris gives her breathtaking Lummi Island studio grounds to Western
Caitlin Chinn's photos capture life as a wildland firefighter
Western’s new Sustainability Action Plan includes social equity, economic vitality and human health
It turns out they’re an economic engine for their communities
Since the day Western first opened its doors, our students, faculty, staff and alumni have strived to think ahead and take action.
Alumni membership continues your relationship with Western
Beyond Language: Creating Opportunities for Heritage Speakers
Re-entry programs for formerly incarcerated students
Conservation’s landlord-tenant problem
Zero-Waste Roadtrip
Sharing a passion for Mexican music and culture
A fitness program for womxn of color
Human Rights for Undocumented Immigrants
Valuing the Unpaid Labor of Students of Color
Students in this 1979 photo prepare for a student video production

Class Notes

William London - 1990

William London, 79, a retired teacher in British Columbia, on Feb. 1, 2017.   

Jordan Rubin - 1990

Class Note
Jordan Rubin, B.A., broadcast media studies, is the director of community engagement for Northwest Harvest, the largest hunger relief agency the state of Washington. 

Donald Dennis Cannard - 1951

Donald Dennis Cannard, 88, retired teacher and principal in the Vancouver School District and co-founder of the Vancouver Chapter of the Audubon Society and the Chinook Trail Association, on Feb. 2, 2018, in Vancouver, Washington.