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WWU tops out mass timber building, with a focus on carbon net-neutral

Kaiser Borsari Hall has topped out at the Western Washington University campus in Bellingham. When completed, the four-story, approximately 54,000-square-foot building will be the new home for the university's electrical engineering, computer science, and energy science and technology programs.…

WWU Team Rewriting the Narrative on Ocean Plastics 2023-04-04
Carbon-neutral Design: What Is Possible and How Can It Be Executed?

In the last few decades, there has been a continual shift in building design towards greener materials and methods. Whether buildings be LEED, Living Building Challenge, Salmon-Safe, Energy Star, or WELL certified, each has a positive impact. Design also has the power to inspire joy, uplift…

WWU Sustainability projects back in the valley

The Western Washington University Sustainability Program will return to the Methow Valley this summer, this time with state funding and a larger group of students.

Joshua Porter, who piloted the program last year, is once again at the helm of coordinating the 16 interns who will be in…

Huxley's Gigi Berardi pens 'FoodWISE,' new book about making healthy, sustainable food choices 2020-01-08
WWU Projects Save Energy & Money Through PSE Program 2019-12-04
Western’s Wayne Landis Receives NSF Grant to Better Understand the Impacts of Microplastics on Aquatic Life 2019-12-02
WWU Research Team Trying to Unlock the Recycling Potential of Ocean Plastic

Western Washington University associate professor of Engineering and Design John Misasi and a team of his undergraduate students are working to understand how the world could best use these discarded plastics in the hope that proving their commercial viability could create a robust market for…

Western and Huxley College Join Worldwide Effort Declaring a Climate Emergency 2019-11-21
WWU Research Team Trying to Unlock the Recycling Potential of Ocean Plastics 2019-10-19
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