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In the News

Western Washington University Distinguished Alumnus Michael Cox, a longtime Environmental Protection Agency official, addressed WWU graduates and their families at the summer comme

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WWU Professor of Biology Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez’s research on harbor seals could yield important new information about the potential impacts the seals may have on the Salish Sea salmon crisis.

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More than 2,000 Western students graduated at the four commencement ceremonies held Friday and Saturday in Carver. Main speakers for the ceremonies were Pictionary creator Rob

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Diversity & Inclusion

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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

LGBTQ+ Western: Resources for students, faculty, and staff.