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Grounds crew wins Green Award

Willamette University grounds team honored with award for Large Sustainable Business of the Year.

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Chemistry professor secures $325K National Science Foundation grant

David Griffith and senior research students study estrogen in aquatic environments.

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Sparks Athletic Center LEEDs the way to sustainability

Fitness center renovation earns “gold” status from U.S. Green Building Council.

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Willamette students help the needy through harvest gleaning

Food Recovery Network travels to Molalla, Oregon, to collect hundreds of pounds of apples.

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Rummaging for sales and sustainability

Students bargain-hunt during an Opening Days event that contributes to Willamette’s waste reduction goals.

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Bearcat bikers beat the competition

Willamette team wins the local monthlong Bike More Challenge.

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New residential options help students live and learn

First-year students will be able to choose a new residential option that taps into and supports their interests in sustainability, health and wellness, and global living.

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Moving out sustainably

Students consider options to recycle and upcycle during end-of-year move out.

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Driven by sustainability and business

Lettajoe Gallup '15 MBA'16 uses her dual-degree to jump-start her career.

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Mancl ’17 aims for win-win in athletics, agriculture

Olivia Mancl ’17 earns accolades on the track and in the classroom.

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Students reflect on this year’s Dempsey Environmental Lecture Series

Students share their take on this Vandana Shiva, this year’s Dempsey Environmental lecturer.

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Combating climate change on the world stage

Jake Kornack '17 shares first-hand experience from the COP21 summit in Paris.

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Maya Kaup '17 stands up to her fears to champion important causes

Maya Kaup ’17 overcomes her aversion to the spotlight to champion important causes.

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Green Initiative Fund awards sustainability grants to students, staff

The awards will improve facilities, reduce waste and promote sustainability.

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Sonato ’15 works to connect Latinos and environmentalism

Martha Sonato ’15 takes a person-to-person approach to engage the Latino community with environmental issues in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Willamette ranks 13th in nation among green colleges

The Princeton Review recognized Willamette for its sustainability efforts.

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Convocation panelists remain optimistic about Zena's future

Panelists review history, future of Zena during convocation.

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Green Initiative Fund promotes sustainability efforts across campus

The Green Initiative Fund is promoting social and environmental sustainability on campus.

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Willamette receives national honor for its commitment to serving others

The university is named on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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Author shares advice for how to create a sustainable campus

Mitchell Thomashow promotes personal, community and planetary well being at Oct. 21 lecture.

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Yesenia Gallardo '09 uses her history major as a lens to see the world

From investigating environmental degradation in China to studying Latina women's understanding of organic foods, Yesenia Gallardo '09 uses her history major to better understand the world.

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Through consortium, Northwest colleges launch a three-campus course

Foodsystems Northwest course connects colleges, students and sustainable agriculture.

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Leonard believes citizen engagement is key to promoting sustainability

Environmentalist Annie Leonard stresses the value of "exercising citizen muscles."

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WU students, staff serve community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Nearly 200 Willamette students and staff volunteered at six sites throughout Salem on Jan. 20.

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Students write book through environmental history course

In “Finding a Sense of Place: An Environmental History of Zena,” 25 students present the first comprehensive look at Zena's past.

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Botanical Society of America recognizes two WU students

Erin Banks Rusby ’13 and Teresa Byrd ’13 are among 25 students receiving national honors.

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Award-winning author discusses challenges of living an urban life

Pulitzer Prize winning author Tim Egan will give a free lecture April 17 as part of the Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center Environmental Lecture Series.

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Joel Salatin touts benefits of local food to full house on Tuesday

More than 1,000 people flocked to Willamette to hear Joel Salatin share his views on local food.

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Five Northwest artists showcase use of found, recycled objects in exhibit

Five Northwest artists will showcase their use of found, recycled and discarded treasures in the Hatfield Library throughout February.

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Five Northwest artists showcase use of found, recycled objects in exhibit

More than 120 Willamette students and staff volunteered throughout Salem Jan. 21 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Two WU students accepted into Teach for America program

Through Teach for America, Brad Schultz and Candace Hamar will instruct disadvantaged youths.

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America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

America’s most famous sustainable farmer to deliver Dempsey Lecture

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