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PISCES Rover tackles first test

University of Hawaii at Hilo Robotics Technicians Max Kerr and Casey Pearring, along with Akamai intern Nasre Manasrah of UH Maui College (UHMC), and summer volunteer Matt Takemoto of Western Washington University, all contributed to the successful mountainside traverse that tested the rover’s…

Students compete at annual robot competition 2014-06-03
Dagnon, Green and Welch recognized for innovative teaching 2014-03-12
Bainbridge duo part of winning WWU team

Two students from Bainbridge Island are members of the Western Washington University team that won second place in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Manufacturing Challenge.

The competition was March 19 in Long Beach, Calif., and teams were asked to create a manufacturing process for…

Daggett County launches new hovercraft

A vehicle loaded with “cool factor” is expected to be a valuable winter tool for the Daggett County Sheriff’s Office. On Saturday, the department’s newest vehicle, an eight-passenger turbo diesel powered hovercraft, glided more than 16 inches above cracked ice, patches of open water and Flaming…

Kathleen Kitto is acting vice provost and dean of the WWU Graduate School 2012-02-13
Students Help Haitians Build Homes From Plastic Waste

Engineering students from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash. are working on a recycling project to help earthquake victims in Haiti rebuild homes from plastic waste, according to recent news reports.

Nikki Larson, an associate professor of…

WWU students working to help Haitians use plastic trash to make new homes

Nikki Larson and six of her Western Washington University students are working on an unusual recycling project they hope will result in helping Haiti residents get new homes while cleaning up their country.
Larson, an associate professor of engineering technology, and her students are…

Newcomer earns best paper award at engineering conference 2011-10-03
Kathy Kitto to assume leadership role in Academic Affairs 2011-09-05
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