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2013-05-21 23:20:33

Kim Greenhouse of It's Rainmaking Time!® interviews Drs. Don Easterbrook and Gordon Fulks. When it comes to climate change politics, anything goes: welcome to the wild west battle between data and dogma, where prominent institutions get away with using the AP to circulate misinformation. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Western Washington University is the latest educational institution to attack scientists who dared to speak up about empirical data, shedding light on the...

2011-12-19 20:40:00

Western Washington University offers an online emergency management certificate program. The program is designed for the public and will provide training suitable for a variety of emergency management professions, from public administration and public health to emergency administration and planning. Formal admission to Western is not required to enroll in the program and participants can start the program in any one of four quarters: fall, winter, spring or summer. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB)...

2011-04-04 00:00:27

The WWU summer program, College Quest, brings high school students to the university campus for a full college experience. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) April 3, 2011 Western Washington University opens its campus to youth and the community every summer for a variety of enrichment programs. One unique program, not often found elsewhere, brings high school students to the university campus for a full college experience. The weeklong program takes place this summer from July 10-15. During the...

2011-03-09 00:00:27

Western Washington University's online Emergency Management classes provide training suitable for a variety of emergency management professions, from public administration and public health to emergency administration and planning. Classes can be applied towards a WWU Emergency Management Certificate. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 Western Washington University announces spring quarter, online Emergency Management classes which can be applied towards WWU's Emergency Management...

2010-12-25 00:01:25

Completion of Western Washington University's 24-credit program ensures that participants meet a base level of training and prepares individuals to sit for the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) exam administered by IAEM. WWU is an accredited university and is consistently ranked as one of the top public regional universities in the western United States. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) December 23, 2010 Western Washington University offers an Emergency Management Certificate program via online...

2010-10-25 07:30:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 20th, the Vertically Integrated Partnership (including Annie's Fun, Sodexo, Hirai Farms, National Frozen Foods, etc.) donated 8,000 pounds of sweet corn to the Bellingham Food Bank. Additionally, many students from Western Washington University and volunteers from Sodexo were on hand to help unload the sweet corn. Following the 4-ton delivery of sweet corn in Bellingham, the truck took the remainder (approximately 26 tons of...

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2010-07-14 06:40:00

Fifty million years ago, when what is now Washington state was covered with a verdant subtropical rainforest, a 380-pound flightless bird called Diatryma stalked the floodplains of the region's meandering rivers. Although Diatryma was long thought to have existed in this region, a recent discovery by geologists from Western Washington University of a fossilized footprint of this 7-foot-tall bird proves that it did indeed roam the forests of the Pacific Northwest, said George Mustoe, a...

2009-10-15 11:28:19

Tree leaves may be powerful tools for monitoring air quality and planning biking routes and walking paths, suggests a new study by scientists at Western Washington University in Bellingham. The research will be presented at this month's Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America in Portland, Oregon. Leaves along bus routes were up to 10 times more magnetic than leaves on quieter streets, the study found. That magnetism comes from tiny particles of pollution"”such as iron oxides...

2009-06-15 07:48:52

Programs that bring colleges and their surrounding neighborhoods together may help reduce off-campus drinking problems, a new study suggests. Researchers found that an alcohol control program at Western Washington University that also involved the community -- including increased police patrols in neighborhoods subject to loud and sometimes dangerous college parties, combined with efforts to make off-campus students better neighborhood residents -- led to a decline in student heavy...

2009-03-02 11:46:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of key donors and alumni at Western Washington University (WWU) are expressing serious concerns about the Administration at the College after it suddenly terminated the 100+ year old football program in early January. Despite serious overtures by alumni over the past few weeks to reinstate the program, and a substantial offer of $1 million dollars in support, the University has dismissively rejected the assistance. Now, with WWU in a budget...