About Willamette University

May Profiles

Alumni

Alumni

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  • Dedicated to Public Service After directing the National Export Initiative for President Barack Obama, Courtney Gregoire '01 returned to Seattle to balance her family life with working a lawyer and a Port of Seattle commissioner.
  • Unmasking a researcher Kaeli Swift ’09 wears a mask as she uncovers the corpse. She knows she’s being watched.
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Students

Students

  • One Person, One Waterfall at a Time Martha Sonato ’15 takes a person-to-person approach to engage the Latino community with environmental issues in the Columbia River Gorge.
  • From Tragedy to Triumph Volunteering at a hospital helped Emily Miller ’15 heal after the death of her best friend. Now her passion for medicine is taking her to medical school.
  • Changing Direction Halfway through his Willamette education, Jonny Saunders '15 discovered his love for neuroscience. Now, he's off to graduate school to continue his studies.
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Faculty

Faculty

  • Succumbing to Curiosity Describing her classroom as an "unpredictable laboratory," art history professor Abigail Susik says the best part of her job is learning from her students.
  • 2014 in 2:14 People, place, purpose — check out our video for a glimpse of how these ideas guided Willamette in 2014.
  • The Enduring Epidemic Americans' HIV/AIDS awareness may have diminished, but Willamette alumni and faculty remind us the pandemic has not disappeared.
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Living Our Motto

Living Our Motto

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