Volume 1 - Spring 2008
Issue 1 (02.18.08) (pdf)Facilities Service Supervisor Dan Craig is featured in this edition of the Sustainability newsletter as well as news briefs on Focus the Nation and lecturer Dr. Lynn Margulis.
Issue 2 (03.07.08) (pdf)Greenhouse and Botanical Garden Curator Dean Wentworth shares his efforts to make Willamette's Grounds more environmentally friendly. News items include an update on the status of Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains and a presentation by Dr. Stephen Schneider, 2008 Dempsey Lecturer.
Issue 3 (04.14.08) (pdf)Graduating Senior Andy Myer discusses his role in the creation of the Bike Shop. Topics in the news include Sustainability Workshops hosted by the Friends of the Straub Environmental Learning Center and the Willamette University Center for Sustainable Communities, and speaker Ralph Cavanagh, senior attorney and co-director an energy program of the Natural Resource Council.
Volume 2 - Fall 2008-Spring 2009
Issue 1 (09.19.08) (pdf)The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) named Willamette first in the nation for its high level of involvement in sustainability practices after conducting a national campus survey called Campus Environment 2008: A National Report Card on Sustainability in Higher Education, read a review of this honor as wells as updates on environmental issues around the world.
Issue 2 (10.29.08) (pdf)Read reflections from Willamette's fourth annual Sustainability Retreat, where professors, undergrads, staff, and graduate students came together and discussed the future of the university. The BetterBricks Awards honor two Willamette staff, Gary Grimm and Jan Gardner for their work to make university buildings more sustainable.
Issue 3 (12.09.08) (pdf)Members of the Willamette community share their work at recently purchased Zena Forest: Seniors Maria Savoca and Kate Wright discuss their senior thesis research projects at Zena Forest; Professor Dave Craig explains Willamette's introduction to the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship Program (MAPS); and Junior Molly Carver and Professor Nacho Cordova talk about their photography project.
Issue 4 (02.19.09) (pdf)Professor Karen Arabas of the Environmental and Earth Science Department is honored as another Sustainability Hero on campus. Student grants and awards available through the Center for Sustainable Communities are announced.
Issue 5 (03.19.09) (pdf)Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management hosts a Social Entrepreneurship Conference to discuss the "society" aspect of sustainability as part of their Social Action and Sustainability series. Student grants and awards available through the Center for Sustainable Communities are announced.
Special Edition (pdf)The special edition focuses on Willamette University's Sustinability Month held during April 2009. This edition includes Speaker, Panel, Presentation, and Workshop information.