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Our Difference

Since 1969, WWU’s Huxley College of the Environment has enjoyed a reputation as a premier institution for the education of future environmental experts and leaders. Our distinctive, interdisciplinary curriculum grants degrees from the Department of Environmental Studies (B.A., B.A.E., M.A., M.Ed.) and the Department of Environmental Sciences (B.S., M.S.). Each department offers multiple majors, from urban planning and environmental policy to estuarine science and terrestrial ecology..

Huxley in the news

Dear Western Students and Families,  I hope you and your loved ones are well and that these summer months have afforded you a time to reconnect with family and friends even while we work to...
Ten undergraduate students from Western Washington University have been awarded prestigious Benjamin A.
More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2019-20 academic year.
Portrait of Hailey Mountain wearing a red, yellow, and blue tie dye t-shirt holding a news paper clipping up to the camera
I’m most interested in forestry management or restoration work. As long as I’m planting, identifying, or saving trees, I’ll be happy!
Mountain 2014

The Planet is a publication class offered through the Environmental Studies department. It combines the environmental focus of Huxley College with the writing and reporting skills taught in the journalism department. Students publish a quarterly environmental magazine in print version as well as online. The Planet class is advised by Warren Cornwall.

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October 1, 2020
Speaker Series
4:30 - 4:30pm

Upcoming Events

Shannon Crossen
October 15, 2020
Speaker Series
4:30 - 4:30pm
Manuel Montano
October 22, 2020
Speaker Series
4:30 - 4:30pm

Huxley College acknowledges with respect...

We acknowledge with respect to the Coast Salish peoples on whose traditional territory Huxley College stands, and to the Lummi and Nooksack peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.