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Pair of Western Graduate Students Awarded Northwest Climate Center Research Fellowships

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 11:05am

Western Washington University graduate students James Robinson and Caroline Walls were both recently awarded research fellowships through the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) based at the University of Washington.

The NW CASC allows fellows to conduct research with regional natural resource managers to assess climate change impacts. In addition, fellows receive training through monthly cohort calls, seminar courses and other activities.

WWU Gets New $190k NASA Grant for Future Science Teachers and Aerospace Professionals

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 1:03pm

Western Washington University has been awarded a new five-year, $190,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to help train the next generation of science and math teachers as well as promote summer research opportunities for students who aspire to careers in the aerospace industry or space science.

Jackie Caplan-Auerbach to Speak at WWU on Feb. 12 about the 2018 Eruption of Hawai'i's Kilauea Volcano

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 9:22am

Western Washington University Professor of Geology Jackie Caplan-Auerbach will give a talk entitled “Sounds of an Era’s End: The 2018 Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i, From Ocean Bottom Seismometers,” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb.12 in the Map Collection at Western Libraries.

This event is free and open to the public.

Rare Earthquake Swarm Strikes Puerto Rico

Thu, 01/09/2020 - 10:22am