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Jonte’ C. Taylor and Beronda L. Montgomery to keynote WWU’s 6th Annual Irwin Slesnick STEM Symposium April 26

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:22am

WWU’s 6th Annual Irwin Slesnick STEM Education Symposium will be held on Friday, April 26 on the WWU campus, and is free and open to the public.

To the Roof of the World: WWU Faculty, Students Headed to Mount Everest this Spring to Study Climate Change

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 10:00am

John All, director of Western Washington University’s Mountain Environments Research Institute, will lead an international team of students and researchers – including a pair of WWU graduate students, Colin Schmidt and Morgan Scott, and Biology Professor Eric DeChaine – on an expedition to Mount Everest and its neighboring peak, Lhotse, this spring to research the impact of global climate change on the Himalayas.

Biology's Merrill Peterson to discuss his new book, 'Pacific Northwest Insects,' Feb. 21

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 9:18am

Western Washington University Professor of Biology Merrill A. Peterson will discuss his new book, "Pacific Northwest Insects," from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Reading Room at Western Washington University Libraries. 

WWU’s Eric DeChaine Receives $225k NPS Grant to Research Plants Across the North Pacific

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:06am

Western Washington University Professor of Biology Eric DeChaine in July received a three-year, $225,000 grant from the U.S. National Park Service’s Shared Beringian Heritage Program to document the diversity and distribution of plants across the North Pacific, including the Alaska Peninsula, the Aleutian Islands, and Kamchatka Russia, and how these arctic plants have been reacting to a planet that is growing ever warmer.