13-14: Excellence of Faculty and Staff

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WWU grad Ryan Dudenbostel conducts Western’s University Orchestra

Ryan Dudenbostel, 32, an Aberdeen native and a Western Washington University graduate, returned to Bellingham as an assistant professor in Western’s music department. He conducts the WWU Orchestra in a free concert at 8 p.m. Monday, November 17, in WWU’s Performing Arts Center.

Chuckanut’s Rock Trail brings dramatic geology up close

The aptly named Rock Trail weaves between towering sandstone walls and truck-sized boulders before descending toward Lost Lake. And if you’ve hiked here through all seasons and explored every nook and cranny as Bellingham geologist George Mustoe has, you would notice one compelling detail:&#…

North California quake: 160 people injured

A study, led by geologist Colin Amos from Western Washington University and published earlier this year in a journal, Nature, showed a possible link between earthquakes and the drought in the state, and found that a lack of water in the San Joaquin Valley is decreasing the weight on the San…

63 trillion gallons of groundwater lost in drought, study finds

The U.S. Drought Monitor has declared much of California to be in a state of "exceptional drought."

According to the Western Regional Climate Center in Reno, Nev., 2013 was California's driest in 119 years of records, and Los Angeles and other cities around the state…

Shillam selected for highly competitive national nurse fellowship 2014-07-30
Western named a ‘2014 Great College to Work for’ 2014-07-23
Carroll receives HDSA Researcher of the Year award 2014-06-25
2014 commencement: Christina Van Wingerden 2014-06-23
Innovative teachers to be honored today 2014-06-06
Leonard selected as NEH Summer Scholar 2014-06-04
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