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June Profiles

NCAA Scholar Cross country and track and field athlete Ali Maki ’09 won a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.


Alumna Wins Fulbright Kate D’Ambrosio ’06 will head to Australia to research wildfire policy through a Fulbright Grant.


Datatel Scholars Hannah Leland ’10 and Charlotte Osborne ’11 won scholarships from the Datatel Scholars Foundation.


Green Economy Inspired by his experience at Willamette, the “stimulus czar of Oregon” is making sure the state’s federal stimulus dollars help create a sustainable future.


National Scholars Thirteen Willamette students and alumni received a total of 15 national fellowships and scholarships this spring.


Media Praises Alumnus Zoo Keeper A volunteer stint at the Oregon Zoo led Dave Thomas ’71 to a career working with the facility’s primates.


Charting a Life of Meaning Elizabeth Calixtro ’13 plans to use her Gates Millennium Scholarship to study politics and law — and advocate for human rights.


Willamette Welcomes Gates Scholars Eight 2009 Gates Millennium Scholars will attend Willamette this fall, including nearly one-third of Oregon’s recipients.


A Winning Composition A passion for classical music and mentoring from Willamette musicians helped Phil Taylor ’11 win one of the most coveted young composer awards in the Western Hemisphere.