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April Profiles

A Sustainable Future Third-year student Alycia Edgeworth Kennedy has little interest in donning a power suit and high heels before heading to a courtroom. She would much rather grab hiking boots and a clipboard on her way to a community center to meet with disenfranchised residents and educate them about their civil rights.

04-23-2010

Embracing Hope “Wanting to earn a post-graduate degree is a cultural thing,” said Tapiwa Gladmore Kapurura, an LL.M. candidate at the College of Law. “It is common among my African friends to push one another to continue our educations. Self enrichment is very important to us.”

04-23-2010

Giving Back “I believe I’ve been really fortunate in life, and have an obligation to give back,” Evans said. “If one of the ways I can do that is volunteering, I think that makes sense.”

04-23-2010

An Eminently Willamette Firm On the surface, a condemnation case might not seem very exciting, lacking the drama of a criminal trial or custody battle. But lawyers who specialize in this area of real estate law tackle a highly emotional issue — the government’s right to appropriate a private individual’s land for public use.

04-23-2010