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WWU's Veronica Velez to Speak on Social Justice and GIS Feb. 15

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:06am

Veronica Velez, assistant professor of Secondary Education and director of the Education and Social Justice program at Western Washington University, will present "Ground-Truthing: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as Community-Based and Anti-Racist Praxis" as part of  Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 in Academic Center West room AW-204.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Huxley College’s Annual Career & Internship Fair set for Feb. 8

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:48pm

Huxley College’s Annual Career & Internship Fair will be held on Feb. 8 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Wade King Rec Center - MAC Gym.

Explore environmental and sustainability-themed internships, summer jobs, and career-track positions with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, private businesses, and industry representatives. All majors welcome. A full list of participants can be found at http://www.wwu.edu/careers/huxleyfair.shtml

Opening in the B Gallery Feb. 5: 'Culture of Rebellion and Self-Expression in Greece'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:12am

 

WWU student Sharalyn Sentinella will present black and white photography highlighting a culture of rebellion and self-expression in Greece in the WWU B Gallery in the Fine Arts Building, on Monday, Feb. 5, at 2:30 p.m.

Huxley's Brian Bingham Named Interim Director of WWU’s Shannon Point Marine Center

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 1:21pm

Brian Bingham has been named interim director of Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC).

Bingham, professor of Environmental Sciences in Western’s Huxley College of the Environment, will begin his new duties on Feb. 1. A national search for the SPMC director is planned for next fall, with the permanent director set to start during the summer of 2019.

Shellfish Biologist Julie Barber to Speak at WWU Feb. 1

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 10:11am

Julie Barber, senior shellfish biologist for the Swinomish Indian Tribe, will present "The Swinomish Shellfish Program: Management, Research, and Restoration Efforts" as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.1 in Academic Center West room AW-204 on the Western Washington University campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

New Mountain Research Skills Certificate Program Launches this Quarter at Western

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:29pm

Western's Mountain Environments Research Institute (MERI) now offers a certificate in mountain research skills that aims to train the next generation of scientists interested in working in remote environments. Organizers say the program addresses a critical need identified by groups such as the U.S. Forest Service and is the only one of its kind in the U.S.

Chris James to discuss China and the Paris Climate Accord Dec. 7

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:53am

Christopher A. James will speak on energy and environmental policy and the political drivers in play today that influence the breadth and depth of China’s efforts to reduce GHG emissions and improve its air quality at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series.

WWU Students Attend National SACNAS Conference in Salt Lake City

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 4:40pm

Students from Western Washington University’s chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) attended the 2017 SACNAS national conference in Salt Lake City, Utah last month.

Kelly McAllister to Speak on Balancing Washington’s Transportation Needs with Stewardship of Natural Resources Nov. 30

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:30am

Kelly McAllister of the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will discuss the interplay between the growing demands on the state's transportation infrastructure and stewardship of its natural resources and wildlife at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.

Takeaways From 'Return To The Salish Sea'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:04am

Alan McConchie to Discuss Open Source Cartography Nov. 16 at WWU

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:22am

Alan McConchie, the lead cartographer at Stamen Design, a mapping and data visualization studio in San Francisco, will discuss open-source cartography as part of the WWU Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Academic West 204 on the Western Washington University campus.

MERI's John All to Speak at Cosmos Club in DC

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:04am

John All, director of Western's Mountain Environments Research Institute, will present "Climate Change and Civil War on the Mount Everest Massif" on Nov. 18 at the Cosmos Club in Washington DC. The event is co-sponsored by the Explorers Club and the Circumnavigators Club. For more info, see:

http://www.explorersclubdc.org/event/ecwg-dinner-john-all-climate-change-and-civil-war-on-the-mt-everest-massif/

 

 

Grace Wang to Speak on Bureau of Land Management on Nov. 9 at Western

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:02am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Grace Wang will outline the factors that Bureau of Land Management (BLM) managers utilize in their decision-making in a talk Nov. 9 for the Huxley College Speaker Series.

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