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Dive into cutting-edge research in graduate school at Western Washington University, where you can expand your professional horizons in a community of curious minds and innovative problem solvers.

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The WWU Graduate School is rated the #1 public master’s degree granting university in the Pacific Northwest! Join the ranks of excellence with over 1,000 graduate students in our 30+ master’s degree and certificate programs that range from mathematics to anthropology to school counseling.

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Kristina Walowski and her two graduate students, Sloane Kennedy and Mahinaokalani Robbins, spent six days on the flanks of the Augustine volcano on the southern end of Cook Inlet, one of the newest and potentially most dangerous volcanoes in the country. Their work was part of a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant with colleagues Alison Koleszar of Colgate University and Matt Loewen of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Alaska Volcano Observatory.

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