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Aden Nevler

Aden Nevler

Double Major - BA Energy Policy and Management & BA Political Science

The Energy Policy Major has been the most powerful synthesis of knowledge I ever encountered. We tackle the realities of economics, politics,…

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Andrew Westenbroek

Andrew Westenbroek

BS in Energy Science and Technology; minors in Energy Policy & Economics

In just two short years the Institute for Energy Studies has provided me with more than I ever imagined. It has given me the chance to learn from…

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Cole Rodger

Cole Rogers

Electrical Engineering - Energy Concentration

Through my curriculum in the Energy concentration of EE, I was introduced to many professors and students with connections in the Institute for…

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Graham Marmion

Graham Marmion

Economics; Energy Policy Minor

Thanks to the Energy Policy Minor and the faculty of the the Institute for Energy Studies, I was hired as a Regulatory Analyst by one of the…

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Joseph Meyer

Joseph Meyer

Energy Policy Minor

I attended Western for a fifth year on the hunch the new Energy Policy minor would give me a fundamental understanding of energy policy and a…

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Julianna Fischer

Julianna Fischer

Energy Policy Minor

I'm currently in my third year here at Western majoring in Environmental Policy and minoring in both Energy Policy and Economics. Energy has…

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Kellen Lynch

Kellen Lynch

Fairhaven College & Institute for Energy Studies

Since beginning my energy studies at Western, I have been met with such enthusiasm and readiness to make things happen. The growing community…

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Lindsay Parpart

Lindsay Parpart

Energy Policy Minor

I came to Western Washington University to join the Huxley College of the Environment and found the Economics / Environmental Studies major. My…

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Sam Bliss

Sam Bliss

Environmental Economics - Environmental Policy

The coolest thing about being in the first round of students to take courses through the Institute for Energy Studies is seeing all my peers'…

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Scott DeWees

Scott DeWees

Environmental Economics

At the time, it didn’t seem like it would amount to anything. It was 2009, and the Energy Institute was not yet formed. Many of us in the…

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