The magazine for Western Washington University

Stories in this issue

Western stands for Washington’s future

Message from the President

The Spark

What does the future of energy look like? A new institute at Western is generating the answer

Global Reach

See where Western's students and faculty are making connections around the world

Success Story 2

They came to Western not knowing what they’d study – let alone how they’d pay for it

Home Field Advantage

The Most Powerful Weapon

Umuganda Day

How much can one neighborhood build in a morning?

Student to Teacher

Power Duo

Fred Kaiser and Grace Borsari are energy industry leaders and strong supporters of innovation at Western

Western Stands For: Bright Futures

New graduate plans a future in the art of leadership

Class Mates

Alums Pat and Karen (Beatty) Gallagher are teachers, researchers and educational innovators

Western Became a University While Paul Olscamp Was President