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Waste audit offers valuable lessons in sustainability

A student-organized event showed how the campus community could improve its recycling efforts.

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Green Fund awards sustainability grants

From bike racks outside Montag to a local symposium about refugees, the Green Fund program is sponsoring diverse projects that advance sustainability, equity and social justice on campus and in our community.

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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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