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Julia Tatum, a first-year Environmental Science graduate student at Western Washington University, scans the dense forest underbrush around her, decides on a direction, grabs the end of a cloth measuring tape, and pushes off into the thicket to mark the edge of her sample site with surveyor’s tape.
Read more about Tatum's research.
In the News
Western Washington University was named a top national producer for Fulbright Scholarship winners in the 2019-2020 school year, according to a just-released ranking fro
Western Washington University graduate students James Robinson and Caroline Walls were both recently awarded research fellowships through the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) based at the University of Washington.
MABEL, an acronym for Multimedia Archives Based Electronic Library, is a database of collections centered around the past and present of Western Washington University and the Pacific Northwest Region.
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