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Lizard Field School

Student biologists learn the how-to's of wildlife research by studying the life and death of lizards in Oregon's Alvord desert. For 15 years Dr. Roger Anderson has been leading students on a three-week immersion into lizard ecology and behavior. Students cope with the primitive…

Biochemistry major Elise Tahti is Western's newest Goldwater Scholar 2023-05-18
Recent Western Graduate Dexter Davis Receives an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for 2023 2023-05-05
Wild About Nature: Flora of the Pacific Rim

Eric DeChaine is the curator of the Pacific Northwest Herbarium and a professor of biology at Western Washington University, but he says that at heart he is a naturalist.

DeChaine was one of two presenters at the April 21 Wild About Nature presentation held at the White Salmon Grange.…

Biology grad student awarded a Research and Creative Opportunities Grant from WWU 2023-04-14
SURP’s Up: Worms, pond scum and fruit flies make for interesting summer research 2022-10-13
WWU's Nick Galati helps Mount Vernon students build microscope - and STEM interest - in summer college prep program 2022-09-21
Honors College study abroad trip teaches students about the culture, geology and marine science of Ecuador 2022-07-05
Photo Gallery: Study Abroad in Ecuador with the WWU Honors College 2022-07-05
The tarsier is one weird primate, and yes, we're related

The tarsier is a small species of primate found living in the forests of Southeast Asia. There are 16 species of tarsiers, and they occupy the dense forests of Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines. And about those weird features that have gotten them those nicknames: Maybe it's the…

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