January 2017

Huxley Speaker Series 2/2: Alumni Speak on Environmental Careers

As part of the 2016-17 Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series, Huxley College alumni, Derek Koellmann, Christine Woodward, Rose Lathrop, and Bill Way will discuss their careers and the organizations they represent at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 2 in Miller Hall 138 on the Western Washington University campus. The panelists are from the following organizations:

  • Derek Koellmann, Anchor QEA
  • Christine Woodward, Samish Nation Tribal Government
  • Rose Lathrop, Sustainable Connections
  • Bill Way, The Watershed Company

The panelists represent a wide variety of environmental careers in areas such as natural resource management, environmental planning, green building and smart growth, environmental restoration, and policy development. All four of the panelists are graduates of Huxley College of the Environment.

The presentation will include a question-and-answer period. Anyone interested in the topic is encouraged to attend and participate.

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Graduate Student Thesis Funding - Huxley Small Grants Fall 2016

Each year, Huxley College provides a limited number of small grants to foster and facilitate graduate thesis research in environmental science and geography. In Fall 2016, the Graduate Program Committee awarded a total of $2,150 in support of graduate student thesis projects.

Click on a highlighted name to review the approved proposal:

  1. Cristina Villalobos
    Award amount: $1404
    Topic: How interaction of ocean warming and acidification will affect Pacific Herring embryology and make predictions of future herring populations.

  2. Mira Lutz
    Award amount: $746
    Topic: A search for Blue Carbon in temperate eelgrass meadows.