March 2017

Huxley Speaker Series 4/6: Bill Moyer on Electrifying the Railroads

As part of the 2016-17 Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series, Bill Moyer will deliver his talk, “Solutionary Rail: a people-powered campaign to electrify America's railroads and open corridors to a clean energy future,” at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 6 in Miller Hall 138 on the Western Washington University campus. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Bill Moyer will discuss why electrifying the railroads is the next step in a just transition to a green energy economy.  When the United States seems intensely divided and polarized beyond collaboration, a new book declares that our railroads hold the promise of uniting communities and diverse sectors of our country in common... Continue reading

Kevin Wilhelm Seminar - How to Get A Job in Sustainability

Huxley College of the Environment and the WWU School of Business and Economics-Business and Sustainability are proud to welcome Kevin Wilhelm.

Kevin Wilhelm, CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting, is one of the world’s leading speakers on business sustainability and climate change and has authored several leading books on sustainability and business

He will be leading a workshop to help students interested in entering exciting careers in sustainability!  

Kevin will be giving free copies of his book "Sustainability Jobs" to attendees.    Students are also encouraged to bring their resume to this seminar for advice.

Don’t miss it!

If you think you will attend, please send an email to ed.weber@wwu.... Continue reading

Salish Sea and Huxley Speaker Series 3/9: Dana Wilson on Changes in the Salish Sea

As part of the 2016-17 Salish Sea Speaker Series and the Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series, Dana Wilson will deliver his talk, “A Lifetime of Fishing in the Salish Sea.”  This quarter, the Salish Sea Speaker is scheduled on Billy Frank, Jr. Day, in celebration of the Nisqually Tribal member and famed fishing rights activist, who earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously. This event will take place on March 9 and has two venues:

12pm-2pm: Northwest Indian College... Continue reading