http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/topics/2598/0 en Lizard Field School http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/lizard-field-school <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oregon Public Broadcasting </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://watch.opb.org/video/2365183865/" target="_blank">http://watch.opb.org/video/2365183865/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Student biologists learn the how-to&#039;s of wildlife research by studying the life and death of lizards in Oregon&#039;s Alvord desert. For 15 years Dr. Roger Anderson has been leading students on a three-week immersion into lizard ecology and behavior. Students cope with the primitive conditions of life in a desert encampment while enduring the blazing sun and harsh desert conditions. </div> </div> </div> Biology Department research students Roger Anderson College of Science and Engineering Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:40:41 +0000 Western Today 22815 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Steen is top qualifier in women’s steeplechase prelims at nationals http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/steen-is-top-qualifier-in-women%E2%80%99s-steeplechase-prelims-at-nationals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bellingham Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2015/05/21/4306917/steen-is-top-qualifier-in-womens.html" target="_blank">http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2015/05/21/4306917/steen-is-top-qualifier-in-wom...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Western Washington University’s Katelyn Steen was the top qualifier in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase preliminaries, Alex Donigian won his heat in the men’s 100 and Haley O’Connor advanced to the women’s 1,500 final at the 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday, May 21, at Grand Valley State University Stadium. </div> </div> </div> Athletics strudents track and field Pee Wee Halsell Fri, 22 May 2015 18:29:12 +0000 Western Today 25980 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Tucker to lead tours of Point Whitehorn Beach June 6 http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/wwus-dave-tucker-to-lead-tours-of-point-whitehorn-beach-june-6 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/PointWhitehorn-beach-WLT.jpg" length="145368" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Dave Tucker, a former research associate in the geology department at Western Washington University, will lead guided tours along Point <span data-scayt_word="Whitehorn" data-scaytid="1">Whitehorn</span> Beach at Cherry Point June 6, telling the landscape&nbsp;<span data-scayt_word="backstory" data-scaytid="2">backstory</span>&nbsp;of moving glaciers and changing sea levels, including the important ecological role of formations like the area&rsquo;s feeder bluffs.</p> <p>The tours, at 1 and 3 p.m., are part of a special &quot;What&#39;s the Point?&quot; event being put on by Whatcom Land Trust and the Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve Citizen Stewardship Committee from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, at Point <span data-scayt_word="Whitehorn" data-scaytid="3">Whitehorn</span> Marine Reserve.</p> <p>A negative tide will allow for intertidal zone exploration in an extraordinary stretch of shoreline teeming with wildlife.</p> <p>In addition to Tucker&#39;s tours, naturalists with North Cascades Audubon Society, <span data-scayt_word="Koma" data-scaytid="5">Koma</span> <span data-scayt_word="Kulshan" data-scaytid="6">Kulshan</span> Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society and more will be stationed along the wooded wetland trail. Marine life specialists will be on the beach providing information about plants and animals in the reserve&rsquo;s intertidal zone. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn from professional marine biologist Michael <span data-scayt_word="Kyte" data-scaytid="7">Kyte</span>, who has observed and documented beach and marine conditions along the Cherry Point shoreline for over 30 years.</p> <p>Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve is one of six aquatic reserves established by Washington State Department of Natural Resources in an effort to protect state-owned aquatic lands of significant natural value. It extends north to Birch Bay State Park, south to the <span data-scayt_word="Lummi" data-scaytid="8">Lummi</span> Nation, and from the beach into the Strait of Georgia about 1/2 mile. It is the only aquatic reserve in Whatcom County, providing habitat for juvenile salmon, <span data-scayt_word="Dungeness" data-scaytid="9">Dungeness</span> crab, great blue heron, bald eagles, migrating seabirds and more.</p> <p>The 54-acre Point <span data-scayt_word="Whitehorn" data-scaytid="10">Whitehorn</span> Marine Reserve lies within the Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve. Whatcom Land Trust acquired Point <span data-scayt_word="Whitehorn" data-scaytid="11">Whitehorn</span> in 2007 through a complex land trade with B.C. Hydro and Trillium Corp., then later sold it to Whatcom County Parks &amp; Recreation. The Land Trust holds a conservation easement over the property, ensuring its protection forever.</p> <p>Participants are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the beach during the event. The trail at the Point <span data-scayt_word="Whitehorn" data-scaytid="14">Whitehorn</span> Marine Reserve meanders through a forested wetland and is wheelchair accessible for &frac34; mile, including viewpoints at the top of the bluff overlooking the beach and the Strait of Georgia. Directions: Take I-5 Exit 266 and drive west on Grandview Road for 8.5 miles. Follow the road as it curves left and becomes <span data-scayt_word="Koehn" data-scaytid="16">Koehn</span> Road. Continue 1/2 mile to the parking lot on the left.</p> environment Geology Department upcoming events Dave Tucker College of Science and Engineering Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:54 +0000 Western Today 25979 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Memorial Day ceremonies to attend across Whatcom County http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/memorial-day-ceremonies-to-attend-across-whatcom-county <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bellingham Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2015/05/21/4306641/memorial-day-ceremonies-to-attend.html" target="_blank">http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2015/05/21/4306641/memorial-day-ceremonies-to-at...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Whatcom County offers several ceremonies and events on Memorial Day to honor men and women who have served their country. These Monday, May 25, ceremonies are open to the public and free to attend. </div> </div> </div> holidays upcoming events veterans Fri, 22 May 2015 17:48:32 +0000 Western Today 25978 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Imbue Tea Infuser Brews Using Magnets http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/inthemedia/imbue-tea-infuser-brews-using-magnets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Small Business Trends </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://smallbiztrends.com/2015/05/magnetic-imbue-tea-infuser-kickstarter.html" target="_blank">http://smallbiztrends.com/2015/05/magnetic-imbue-tea-infuser-kickstarter.html</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-quote"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Many tea drinkers will tell you that for superior flavor, the best option is loose leaf tea. Unfortunately, the drawback to using loose leaf is the mess involved with brewing it. This is especially true if you are away from home. But a group of Western Washington University students have created a product they believe will make brewing loose leaf tea on the go easy and mess free. </div> </div> </div> Industrial Design Department students College of Science and Engineering Fri, 22 May 2015 17:47:30 +0000 Western Today 25977 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Alumna demonstrates e-bikes, bike-sharing system http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/photos/alumna-demonstrates-e-bikes-bike-sharing-system <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagecache/feature_main_view/Degman_spark%20mobility4.jpg" length="337920" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagecache/feature_main_view/Degman_spark%20mobility2.jpg" length="276726" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagecache/feature_main_view/Degman_spark%20mobility1.jpg" length="269228" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagecache/feature_main_view/Degman_spark%20mobility3.jpg" length="258238" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Western alumna Katherine&nbsp;<span data-scayt_word="Frankhauser" data-scaytid="1">Frankhauser</span> visited Western Washington University&#39;s Bellingham campus Thursday, May 21, to demonstrate electric bicycles and to talk about bike-sharing programs.</p> <p>The bikes were from&nbsp;<span data-scayt_word="Frankhauser's" data-scaytid="3">Frankhauser&#39;s</span>&nbsp;company,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sparkmobility.eu/" target="_blank">Spark Mobility</a>. Spark Mobility is an e-bike, e-scooter, and car sharing company started by <span data-scayt_word="Frankhauser" data-scaytid="2">Frankhauser</span>, a graduate of Huxley College of the Environment in 2003. The company&#39;s mission is to address urban mobility challenges through the resourceful use of technological innovations in sustainable and economically viable solutions.</p> <p>&quot;We&#39;re demonstrating the possibility,&quot; <span data-scayt_word="Frankhauser" data-scaytid="5">Frankhauser</span> said at the event. &quot;Giving people a taste of what could be.&quot;</p> alumni Sustainable Transportation Office transportation Huxley College of the Environment Fri, 22 May 2015 17:36:08 +0000 Western Today 25976 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Faculty GUR Group to look at media studies course http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/faculty-gur-group-to-look-at-media-studies-course <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagefield_default_images/westernlogo_onblue.png" length="9121" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Faculty <span data-scayt_word="GUR" data-scaytid="17">GUR</span> Group at Western Washington University will be learning about the subject of media studies while exploring critical theory teaching methods used in this <span data-scayt_word="GUR" data-scaytid="4">GUR</span> that may transfer to any discipline.</p> <p>The idea behind the group is that faculty, as well as students, need to sustain their general education. The group&nbsp;was formed to bring together people from different departments across the university to allow each participant to enhance their general education by acquiring useful knowledge their colleagues consider basic.</p> <p>All faculty and staff are invited to attend one or both parts, each covering different material, of this free Media Studies: Self, Society, and Communication Practices course.</p> <ul> <li> <strong>Part 1: </strong>4 to 5 <span data-scayt_word="p.m" data-scaytid="61">p.m</span>. Wednesday, May 27, in Miller Hall Room 105: In this first session, Helen will introduce her Media Studies course, outlining its aims, general content, and assignments, while discussing strategies for teaching critical theory in the <span data-scayt_word="GUR" data-scaytid="46">GUR</span> curriculum. To focalize the discussion, the session will emphasize teaching the relationships between media and theories of subjectivity, specially addressing how media constitutes social identity and relevant theories.&nbsp;She will contextualize our discussion of these theories and their relationship to media in thinking through the question of how theoretical tools can be used to facilitate students&#39; engagement in a process of life long learning, critical thinking, and reflection.</li> <li> <strong>Part 2: </strong>4 to 5 <span data-scayt_word="p.m" data-scaytid="95">p.m</span>. Wednesday, June 3, in Miller Hall Room 105: This second session will continue the discussion of teaching critical theory in the <span data-scayt_word="GUR" data-scaytid="10">GUR</span> curriculum with a specific focus on teaching media and affect theory. Specifically, we&#39;ll address the shift in media studies from thinking through what it is that media makes us think to a more embodied theory of media that considers how media resonates with our bodies as sites of intensity. In discussing a variety of theories of affect and how they relate to our relationships with media culture, we will continue to consider how abstract theory can be made accessible, translatable, and integrated into student learning in ways that can be potentially transformative.</li> </ul> academics faculty Faculty GUR Group staff upcoming events Fri, 22 May 2015 17:06:14 +0000 Western Today 25975 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Presentation May 29 to look at diversity opportunities and challenges in higher education http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/presentation-may-29-to-look-at-diversity-opportunities-and-challenges-in-higher-education <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/Connie%20Tingson-Gatuz.png" length="497336" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>University Residences at Western Washington University is holding a presentation titled &quot;Degrees of Closeness: Impacting Students of Color in Higher Education&quot; by Connie <span data-scayt_word="Tingson-Gatuz" data-scaytid="1">Tingson-Gatuz</span> May 29 on campus.</p> <p><span data-scayt_word="Tingson-Gatuz" data-scaytid="2">Tingson-Gatuz</span> is vice president for student affairs and mission integration at Madonna University in Livonia, <span data-scayt_word="Mich" data-scaytid="4">Mich</span>. She&#39;ll present to numerous groups on campus throughout the day. The public session will take place at 2:45 p.m. in the Library Presentation Room, with a reception to follow in the Learning Commons, Wilson Library 270.</p> <p><span data-scayt_word="Tingson-Gatuz" data-scaytid="5">Tingson-Gatuz</span> has worked in both academic and student affairs houses of higher&nbsp;education for the past 22 years.&nbsp;She has created dozens of student support initiatives and advised multiple student organizations at &nbsp;Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and&nbsp;Madonna University.</p> <p>In 2010, she received the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators API Knowledge Community Outstanding Mentor award for her devotion to developing students and professionals in higher education.</p> <p>In 2013 she received the <span data-scayt_word="OCA" data-scaytid="7">OCA</span> Pioneer Community Educator Award and&nbsp;continues to develop students and professionals in higher education. She consults on training and facilitation and invited as a &nbsp;motivational speaker on mentorship development, leadership sustainability. She has&nbsp;served as a lead trainer for both the <span data-scayt_word="UNCF" data-scaytid="8">UNCF</span> and <span data-scayt_word="APIASF" data-scaytid="9">APIASF</span> Gates Millennium Scholarship program, the largest college scholarship program in the world, for more than a decade. She&nbsp;successfully authored government and corporate grants totaling $4 million to support college students, while publishing in the areas of mentorship and leadership development. For 13 years, she served as the lead facilitator for a national college leadership training program based in Washington, D.C., and has read for various national college student<br /> scholarships.</p> <p>She earned a bachelor of arts in political science, a master of arts in college and university administration and a doctorate of philosophy in higher education administration from Michigan State University.</p> University Residences upcoming events Fri, 22 May 2015 16:42:17 +0000 Western Today 25974 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Move-Out Madness event aims to reduce furniture abandoned in neighborhoods http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/move-out-madness-event-aims-to-reduce-furniture-abandoned-in-neighborhoods <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/zero%20waste.png" length="49738" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Western Washington University and the City of Bellingham will once again partner on a year-end event to help students sort their unwanted materials generated from moving out.</p> <p>Bins for reusable household items, clothing, non-perishable food, recyclable materials, and landfill waste will be available at three sorting stations in neighborhoods near the university from noon to 5 <span data-scayt_word="p.m" data-scaytid="13">p.m</span>. Friday, June 12, as part of this <a href="http://www.wwu.edu/sustain/involved/moveout/" target="_blank">Move-Out Madness</a> event.</p> <p>Previous years&#39; events have reduced the number of abandoned items left in neighborhoods and diverted many pounds of recyclable and reusable items from the landfill.</p> <p>&quot;Moving out can be stressful and wasteful given the large amount of stuff accumulated throughout the year,&quot; said Jacob de Guzman, previous Zero-Waste Coordinator for the Office of Sustainability. &quot;Move-Out Madness provides all the necessary resources so students can sort their unwanted goods properly and begin their summer on the right foot.&quot;</p> <p>Three neighborhood locations will be available around Western from noon to 5 <span data-scayt_word="p.m" data-scaytid="37">p.m</span>. Friday, June 12. The locations are:</p> <ul> <li> Franklin Park in the York Neighborhood (400 block of Whatcom Street);</li> <li> Laurel Park in the <span data-scayt_word="Sehome" data-scaytid="4">Sehome</span> Neighborhood (Laurel &amp; Indian St.);</li> <li> <span data-scayt_word="26th" data-scaytid="58">26th</span> &amp; Douglas in the Happy Valley Neighborhood.</li> </ul> <p>The Office of Sustainability is looking to recruit volunteers to work to assist with the event. A training session will be provided for volunteer&rsquo;s right before the event by Office of Sustainability staff. Those interested in volunteering should contact Gwen <span data-scayt_word="Larned" data-scaytid="62">Larned</span> at <span data-scayt_word="gwen.larned@wwu.edu" data-scaytid="67">gwen.larned@wwu.edu</span>.</p> Office of Sustainability students upcoming events Fri, 22 May 2015 16:16:07 +0000 Western Today 25973 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Flags to be lowered Monday for Memorial Day http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/flags-to-be-lowered-monday-for-memorial-day <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagefield_default_images/westernlogo_onblue.png" length="9121" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Washington <span data-scayt_word="Gov" data-scaytid="3">Gov</span>. Jay&nbsp;<span data-scayt_word="Inslee" data-scaytid="1">Inslee</span> has directed that Washington state and <span data-scayt_word="U.S" data-scaytid="11">U.S</span>. flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 25, 2015, in recognition of Memorial Day. This federal holiday is in remembrance of the people who died while serving in the country&rsquo;s armed forces.</p> <p>The Governor&rsquo;s Office has no objection to agencies lowering the flags at the close of business on Friday, May 22. Flags should remain at half-staff until noon on May 25 or first thing Tuesday morning, May 26.</p> <p>Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.</p> upcoming events Fri, 22 May 2015 16:03:46 +0000 Western Today 25972 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Just for fun: Students hold paper airplane contest http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/photos/just-for-fun-students-hold-paper-airplane-contest <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagecache/feature_main_view/3_8.jpg" length="173853" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagecache/feature_main_view/2_9.jpg" length="167207" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagecache/feature_main_view/1_9.jpg" length="310933" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A handful of Western Washington University students launched paper airplanes off of the fourth floor of the walkway bridge in between Beta stacks four and seven during a paper airplane competition Thursday, May 21, in front of the Beta residence hall on The Ridge.</p> <p>Prizes eventually were awarded for best decoration, longest airtime and farthest flight. The event was organized by student Lauren <span data-scayt_word="Brigolin" data-scaytid="45">Brigolin</span> as a community-building exercise for Beta-Gamma students.</p> <p>Photos by Margaret <span data-scayt_word="Degman" data-scaytid="5">Degman</span> / <span data-scayt_word="WWU" data-scaytid="6">WWU</span> Communications and Marketing intern</p> students University Residences Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:52 +0000 Western Today 25971 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Faculty/staff parking applications open July 13 http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/facultystaff-parking-applications-open-july-13 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/imagefield_default_images/westernlogo_onblue.png" length="9121" type="image/png" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The timeframe for Western Washington University faculty and staff to apply for parking permits has changed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wwu.edu/ps" target="_blank">Online applications</a> for parking permits for the 2015-2016 year will be open at 8 <span data-scayt_word="a.m" data-scaytid="74">a.m</span>. Monday, July 13. The deadline is 8 <span data-scayt_word="a.m" data-scaytid="80">a.m</span>. Monday, Aug. 10. All applications submitted after the deadline will be considered late.</p> <p>A &ldquo;reminder to apply notification&rdquo; will be sent to all Faculty &amp; Staff via their <span data-scayt_word="WWU" data-scaytid="87">WWU</span> email prior to the application opening date.</p> <p>Questions may be sent to <span data-scayt_word="parking@wwu.edu" data-scaytid="89">parking@wwu.edu</span>.&nbsp;</p> Parking Services transportation upcoming events Thu, 21 May 2015 23:09:20 +0000 Western Today 25970 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday May 21: 'From Harvard to Healing' http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/may-21-from-harvard-to-healing <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <enclosure url="http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/sites/onlinefast.org.wwutoday/files/Richard-Katz-Flyer-2.jpg" length="374229" type="image/jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Richard Katz will deliver a free public presentation called &quot;From Harvard to Healing: A Journey Unfolding&quot; from 6:30 to 8:30 <span data-scayt_word="p.m" data-scaytid="1">p.m</span>. Thursday, May 21, in Academic Instructional Center West Room 204.</p> <p>The presentation is part of the Center for Cross-Cultural Research Department of Psychology Lecture Series.</p> <p>A free four-hour workshop will take place from 9 <span data-scayt_word="a.m" data-scaytid="8">a.m</span>. to 1 <span data-scayt_word="p.m" data-scaytid="9">p.m</span>. Friday, May 22, in the Center for Education, Equity and Diversity in Miller Hall Room 005.</p> Center for Cross-Cultural Research Psychology Department upcoming events Thu, 21 May 2015 18:43:02 +0000 Western Today 25969 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Groundskeepers move tree to south campus http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/videos/groundskeepers-move-tree-to-south-campus <p>The planned upcoming renovation of the Carver Academic Facility is displacing <a href="http://www.onlinefast.org/wwutoday/news/construction-update-carver-academic-facility-renovation" target="_blank">more than just people</a>. The landscaping around the building will be impacted by the construction, too.</p> <p>In recognition of that, groundskeepers at Western are moving what they can, including this variegated tulip tree, to other spots on campus. This work took place on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.</p> <p>Video by Rhys Logan / <span data-scayt_word="WWU" data-scaytid="1">WWU</span></p> campus Carver Gymnasium environment Thu, 21 May 2015 18:39:46 +0000 Western Today 25968 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday Getting to know Huxley College on the Peninsulas http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday/videos/getting-to-know-huxley-college-on-the-peninsulas <p>You probably know that Western Washington University&#39;s nationally acclaimed Huxley College of the Environment is one of the oldest environmental colleges in the nation and a recognized leader in producing the next generation of environmental professionals and stewards.</p> <p>But how much do you know about Western Washington University&#39;s <a href="https://huxley.wwu.edu/hcop/huxley-college-peninsulas" target="_blank">Huxley College on the Peninsulas</a>?</p> <p>Based on Huxley College&#39;s main-campus interdisciplinary curricula, Huxley College on the Peninsulas offers students in the greater Puget Sound region the opportunity to earn either a B.A. in Environmental Policy or a B.S. in Environmental Science.</p> <p>Students with an associate&#39;s degree can transfer to Western at one of three locations -- Everett, Port Angeles or <span data-scayt_word="Poulsbo" data-scaytid="1">Poulsbo</span> -- to complete their bachelor&rsquo;s degree through Huxley College on the Peninsulas.</p> <p>This video was created by Rhys Logan for Huxley College of the Environment on the Peninsulas&#39; <span data-scayt_word="20th" data-scaytid="5">20th</span> anniversary, which was celebrated this past fall in Port Gamble.</p> Extended Education Western on the Peninsulas Huxley College of the Environment Thu, 21 May 2015 17:33:11 +0000 Western Today 25967 at http://onlinefast.org/wwutoday