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Meet the 2018-19 Outstanding Graduates from the College of Science and Engineering

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 10:18am

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2018-19 academic year.

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future.

The graduates were recognized at spring Commencement June 15. The 11 Outstanding Graduates from the College of Science and Engineering are:


Computer Science to host STEM diversity panel discussion May 23

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:38pm

Western Washington University's Computer Science Department will host a STEM Diversity Panel Discussion featuring female member of the CS faculty from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 in Wilson Library 480.

The event is free and open to the p[ublic, and ice cream and other light snacks will be served.

Inside the World of Computer Vision: A Q&A with Scott Wehrwein

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 10:23am

Computer Vision - the field of research surrounding the effort to give computers the ability to perceive the world through images - is becoming a bigger part of our daily lives, from facial-recognition security on smartphones to content-based image search. Western Today talked with WWU Assistant Professor of Computer Science Scott Wehrwein about his research in Computer Vision and how it could continue to impact our lives in the years ahead.


WWU Student Kim Huynh Wins National Cybersecurity Award

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 10:27am

There isn’t much Western Washington University cybersecurity student Kim Huynh hasn’t managed to accomplish in the last four months.

In January she started Western’s chapter of Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and bringing together women from academia, research and industry to share in their experiences and help to further play a role in the future of cybersecurity.