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Veterans Services Earns Recognition, Grants WOU Veterans Support Services had a terrific winter, ear [...]

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  • Beautiful spring day! Who else loves this time of year and all the beautiful trees we have around campus and town? #howlaboutit
  • First absolutely gorgeous day of spring means it's time to take the @ridespin bikes out for a ride around town.
  • Hearing from alumni is a great way to learn if a program is right for you. Here are what two of our Biology alums have to say about their time at WOU. #wearewou
  • Meet Dr. Bryan Dutton - another one of the fabulous faculty members you'd work with in our Biology program. #wearewou
  • Dr. Kristin Latham is a rockstar in and out of the classroom. She's one of our stellar biology faculty and definitely someone you want to have classes with. #wearewou
  • Are you planning an upcoming wedding or special event? Come by the Historic Gentle House's open house on Sunday. You'll get to tour the space and meet some great vendors! #howlaboutit
  • Hello blue skies. We've missed you.
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  • If you want a career working with animals, humans, plants (basically any living organism), you should check out our biology program. Whether you want to work in the field, a lab, or a classroom, there's an option for you. Major or minor - you pick! #wearewou #howlaboutit
  • Today we walked around campus and asked students what their favorite class at Western has been. Here are their responses! What classes have been your favorite? #howlaboutit #wolfbites
  • Standing ovation for @wou_xctf at today's Board of Trustees meeting. They've had an incredible year! #wouwolves #howlaboutit
  • We're excited about #EarthDay and want to tell you all about our Biology program - one of the best degrees to get if you want to care for our planet and learn about the natural world and its living organisms. #wearewou

3 days ago

Western Oregon University

For today’s #WolfBites, we wanted to know what book you would recommend. Who better to ask than the hardworking team at Hamersly Library, Western Oregon University? You may recognize some of the librarians and staff members featured here. We'd love to know what book you suggest others check out. Let us know! We're a big fan of "The Hidden Life of Wolves." ...

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In recognition of Earth Day, we'd like to invite you to our Arbor Day celebration this Friday. Learn about campus trees and get your hands dirty. ...

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3 days ago

Western Oregon University

Our biology professors are rock stars in and out of the classroom - especially when their classrooms are outdoors. Here are two of our awesome bio faculty that you'd get to take classes with. Have you taken classes with Drs. Latham or Dutton? Let us know! ...

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Do you have a love for plants or animals? Do you want to know how living organisms...well...live? Do you want to help your fellow humans with their health? A biology degree or minor would be a great fit for you. You can do a lot with a bio education. ...

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